Toronto Schools Are Being Asked To Prepare To Shift Students Back To Online Learning

TDSB says schools should be ready if they need to shutdown.
Toronto Staff Writer
Toronto Schools Are Being Asked To Prepare To Shift Students Back To Online Learning

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is now asking staff to prepare to switch to remote learning again, as COVID-19 outbreaks continue to pop up across the city.

According to a TDSB memo that was sent out to staff on Monday, there is a possibility that the shift to remote learning could be made for certain classes, schools or even the system. 

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"We again need to consider and be ready for the possibility of individual classes, schools or the system moving to remote learning for a period of time," an excerpt from the email that was obtained by Narcity reads.

"It is important to note that any decision on the closure of a school or the system is made based on the advice of public health officials or the provincial government," it adds.

TDSB also stated that it has yet to receive any indication that schools will close. However, it wants to ensure a "seamless" transition for students if the situation arises. 

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