Special Report

How Schools Plan to Reopen in Every State

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Oklahoma
> Weekly schedule changes: Up to each district
> Daily routine changes: Lunch in classrooms
> Mask or face covering rules: Encouraged for staff and students
> Health screening precautions: Recommended temperature self-screenings at home
> Classroom space organization: Use larger spaces such as gyms, cafeterias, libraries and outdoor areas as additional class space,desks should be spaced at least 6 feet apart and point the same direction
> Extracurricular activities status: Pursue virtual activities and events in lieu of field trips, student assemblies, special performances

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Oregon
> Weekly schedule changes: Staggered schedules
> Daily routine changes: Students should remain in one classroom environment for the duration of the learning day, including lunch
> Mask or face covering rules: Required for staff and students
> Health screening precautions: Screen students and staff for COVID-19 symptoms
> Classroom space organization: Establish a minimum of 35 square feet per person when determining room capacity,use of plexiglass at library and cafeteria
> Extracurricular activities status: Allow sports

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Pennsylvania
> Weekly schedule changes: Staggered schedules
> Daily routine changes: Create social distance between children on school buses
> Mask or face covering rules: Required unless social distancing can be maintained
> Health screening precautions: Recommend checking for COVID-19 symptoms before entering the school
> Classroom space organization: Space students 6 feet apart in class to the extent possible, hold classes in gyms, auditoriums, or other large spaces
> Extracurricular activities status: Sports will be held, with social distancing and mask-wearing requirements

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Rhode Island
> Weekly schedule changes: Up to school district
> Daily routine changes: Maintain stable group sizes
> Mask or face covering rules: Required if maintaining 6 feet apart is difficult
> Health screening precautions: Screen students at home, or opt for on-site verbal symptom screening and/or temperature checks
> Classroom space organization: Reduce class sizes if necessary, recommended to us partitions, other dividers to create separation between students
> Extracurricular activities status: Field trips are not recommended

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South Carolina
> Weekly schedule changes: Up to each school
> Daily routine changes: Routinely clean frequently touched surfaces
> Mask or face covering rules: Required for students and staff who ride the state’s pupil transportation system
> Health screening precautions: No screening at school
> Classroom space organization: Space desks further apart
> Extracurricular activities status: Sports will be held, with social distancing and mask protocols

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