Oak Creek-Franklin, Sheboygan School Districts to return to remote learning

NOW: Oak Creek-Franklin, Sheboygan School Districts to return to remote learning

Posted: 5:09 a.m. on Monday, October 19

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The South Milwaukee School District is also switching back to all virtual learning on Monday, October 19.

Students will remain virtual learning through at least October 30.


Posted: 5:11 a.m. on Friday, October 16

OAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Oak Creek-Franklin and Sheboygan School Districts are returning to remote learning next week.

Oak Creek-Franklin students will begin learning from home on Monday, October 19. The decision was made by the School Board on Thursday, October 15.

In a letter to parents, district leaders said the decision was made due to the Medical College of Wisconsin Epidemiology team’s release rating of Oak Creek’s COVID-19 Disease Burden.

As stated the in letter, Oak Creek was given a 430 rating, which falls in the critical category. The school district says it will remain in remote learning until the Disease Burden falls below 350.

The district said at a minimum, it will take two or three weeks. The full letter can be read here.

The Sheboygan School District is also returning to virtual learning.

The change will take place on Tuesday, October 20. The district said it hopes to return to its in-person instruction hybrid model on November 13.
The schools district said the decision was made due to an increase in positive cases among students and staff and the inability to secure enough substitute teachers.

More information can be found here.

Mequon's Wilson Elementary will go all virtual on Monday, October 19 as well. The Random Lake School District says it hopes to return to in-person session next week.

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