The Central Valley School District is moving ahead with plans for child care and academic support, Superintendent Ben Small told families in an email letter sent to families on Friday.
The next priority is to create last-resort child care for health care workers and first responders. On Monday, the district will open four school buildings to provide child care for health care workers and first responders.
Information and a registration form are now posted on the district website, along with details and locations.
On Wednesday, teachers will begin posting “authentic academic engagement opportunities” to their Google Classroom, Seesaw or ClassDojo sites.
The district also plans to loan Chromebooks to students who need the devices and don’t have access at home. The Chromebooks can be picked up at the school a child attends.
On Tuesday, staff began providing meals to students at sites around the district.
All districts in the area continue to issue regular updates during the closures, via their websites, social media or direct emails to families.
Here is a district-by-district rundown of plans as of Wednesday afternoon:
In Spokane Public Schools, food distribution is widening after initial distribution began on Thursday.
In the Mead School District, food will be distributed beginning Monday at selected sites, the district announced Wednesday. For families of health service workers and first responders, day care will be in place by Monday.
The Coeur d’Alene School District has released details on food pickup. Free grab-and-go meals for school-age children are now available, with distribution via buses from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the following locations: Fernan STEM Academy, Bryan and Skyway elementary schools, Lakes Middle School (front parking lot) and Ramsey Magnet School of Science (west parking lot). Emergency K-5 child care is now available at Ramsey Magnet School and will be limited to district students whose parents or guardians work in health care or emergency services. The hours are 6:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.
On Tuesday, the
In the Nine Mile Falls School District, families are asked to fill out a form that covers food as well as child care.
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