As of Friday afternoon, ACPS has 81 active COVID-19 cases, according to the school district’s COVID-19 dashboard. This week, 258 are in quarantine — an increase of more than 100 since last week.
Alachua County Public Schools can continue offering digital learning in the spring, according to a state emergency order enacted this week.
Eight months since Alachua County Public Schools went virtual due to COVID-19, students continue to struggle with the change. With many students still not physically back in schools, education morphed to fit into an increasingly virtual world through digital or hybrid learning. Even in brick-and-mortar classrooms, digital access is a necessity.
Following a tumultuous year, Superintendent Karen Clarke is fired effective Dec. 1
After almost three decades working in the school district, Clarke announced that she is resigning, effective June 30, 2021
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The external investigation found that he had retaliated against an employee
Rickey Davis is the second ACPS bus driver to die from COVID-19 since August
District totals are at 181 student and 103 staff cases