Ozark City Schools to discontinue remote learning option with few exceptions

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OZARK, Ala. (WDHN) — Ozark City Schools will begin its fall semester on Aug. 6, 2021, without any COVID-19 restrictions.

Remote learning will not be an option for the 2021-2022 school year except for students that are ordered to stay home by a doctor due to a COVID-19 infection, exposure, or other condition. In the rare instance where online learning will be allowed, students will be taught through the state’s ACCESS program.

Mandatory attendance and tardy rules will be enforced as normal, and schools will operate five days a week.

Students will be able to have full cafeteria and drinking fountain services, and free student lunch eligibility has been extended through June 30, 2022. After this date, meals will return to the Community Eligibility meal program.

High school students will be assigned to personal computers for learning while other grades will have to return their computers to their respective schools at the end of the day.

Parents with questions can learn more by calling the superintendent at 334-774-5197.

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