JONESBORO — Students won’t the only ones learning something new in the upcoming school year.
Clayton County pupils will kick off the school year on Aug. 10 virtually. To help parents help their children, the school district has create the Parent Virtual Learning Toolkit. The kit will serve as a one-stop resource for parents to provide support to their kids during online learning. District officials said the new toolkit will educate parents on topics such as infinite campus parent portal, breakfast and lunch meals, transportation, attendance and grading expectation as well as support and online services and daily schedules.
“In this new normal created by the COVID-19 pandemic, our Reopening Schools Instruction Task Force has been very instrumental in creating a resource that will be of great service to the parents and guardians of our students as our district returns to the work of educating young minds,” said Superintendent Morcease Beasley in a release. “In every aspect of the opening of this school year, we are exploring new territory, testing and revising teaching practices and confronting unprecedented challenges. This site is one of numerous strategies to support our families to succeed in dealing with this crisis.”