Lake County Schools asked parents to select from four options of instruction available to their children when school starts on August 24. Online enrollment intent forms were due by midnight yesterday and 39,331 responses were received.
THE RESULTS ARE...
Approximately 42% or 16,708 chose to return to brick-and-mortar schools for traditional, full-time instruction.
Approximately 26% percent, or 10,108, chose Lake Live, which provides structural virtual learning that mirrors the traditional daily school schedule. Students stay enrolled in their home school and are taught by teachers from their enrolled school when possible based upon enrollment and teacher availability.
Approximately 24%, or 9,584, selected full-time Lake County Virtual School, which offers flexible daily virtual learning with teachers available through the day and during evening hours. Instruction includes two to three teacher-led live lessons weekly.
Approximately 7% or 2,878, chose the Modified Day option, which offers students traditional in-school learning for English Language Arts and Math while taking their other courses through Lake County Virtual School.
District staff will filter the responses, understanding that some parents may have selected one option then later changed their minds and selected a different option. The most recent option submitted from each parent will be used for planning as district leaders prepare for students to resume instruction on Aug. 24. Brick and mortar schools have been shuttered since March in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus.
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