Special Report

How Schools Plan to Reopen in Every State

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South Dakota
> Weekly schedule changes: Plan for full time remote learning if some students test positive
> Daily routine changes: Frequent hand-washing, lunch in classrooms
> Mask or face covering rules: Strongly recommended
> Health screening precautions: Daily temperature and symptom checks before entering the school
> Classroom space organization: Stagger students 6 feet apart,
> Extracurricular activities status: Sports will be held, with social distancing and mask protocols

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Tennessee
> Weekly schedule changes: Up to each district
> Daily routine changes: Frequent hand-washing, lunch in classrooms
> Mask or face covering rules: Required for all staff, students in middle and high school
> Health screening precautions: Daily temperature and symptoms checks
> Classroom space organization: Students must be at least 6 feet from one another
> Extracurricular activities status: Cancel events that involve mass gatherings

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Texas
> Weekly schedule changes: In-person instruction in public schools, offer online option as transition period
> Daily routine changes: Shorter schools days if there is a need for fewer people in buildings
> Mask or face covering rules: Required for adults and old enough students
> Health screening precautions: Symptom self-screening for staff
> Classroom space organization: Rearrange to practice social distancing
> Extracurricular activities status: Allowed

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Utah
> Weekly schedule changes: Up to each district
> Daily routine changes: Frequent hand-washing, physical distancing
> Mask or face covering rules: Recommended
> Health screening precautions: Self-monitoring
> Classroom space organization: Reduce large gatherings, space desks 6 feet apart
> Extracurricular activities status: Allowed, with guidance

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Vermont
> Weekly schedule changes: Staggered student schedules
> Daily routine changes:Assign section of the school yard, no mingling
> Mask or face covering rules: Required for all staff
> Health screening precautions: Daily health check prior to boarding the bus
> Classroom space organization: Keep students in small groups by age in classrooms, but no more than 10 students
> Extracurricular activities status: Allowed, with guidance

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