Davis school board to meet Tuesday to discuss bringing kids back to class full time

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High school students at school, wearing N95 Face masks. (Getty Images)

The Davis School District will hear virtual public comments Tuesday before discussing the timeline for when to bring children back to in-person class instruction full time.

UPDATE (Tuesday, 8:30 p.m.) — The school board voted to begin a transition to in-class learning four days per week. Details here.

According to the district's agenda for the meeting, public comments will be accepted for "approximately eighteen minutes," with each speaker allotted a maximum of three minutes.

The board will then hear from its Early Head Start partnership before a planned 45 minute "discussion on the Phased School Reopening Plan and potential timelines for implementation," with Superintendent Reid Newey and John Zurbuchen presenting.

Currently, the Davis School District is using a hybrid model. Classes are half the size of normal classes with some students coming in to school Mondays and Wednesdays and the others Tuesdays and Thursdays. This is part of the district’s plan to allow for more distancing in their classrooms. Normally there are around 36 students in each class, now only around 17.

That hybrid decision resulted in protests from some parents, who want their children back in the classroom five days a week.

2News will have a crew at that meeting and will bring you the results live on 2News at 6.

You can also livestream the virtual Zoom meeting on YouTube.