Press Release Jul. 22 2020
Students to Engage in Virtual Learning from August 10 through Labor Day, Unless Otherwise Announced
The East Baton Rouge Parish School System today announced it will now offer an
all-virtual learning model for all students August 10 through Labor Day, unless otherwise announced.
The decision to change the original reopening plan and to delay the start date was made in response to
additional stakeholder feedback and continually rising local and state rates of COVID-19.
Under the all-virtual model, learning will be facilitated remotely through each student’s school of
The district stands committed to gradually returning to face-to-face learning for students, prioritizing
those in the early grades first, as the city and state continue to monitor the public health crisis and
navigate the phased reopening.
In addition to the aforementioned shifts, it is important to note:
“We know the fall semester will look and feel different from those of the past. Just as none of us could
have predicted the past four months, the future remains uncertain,” said Leslie M. Brown, incoming
EBRPSS Superintendent. “Time and time again, the unity and collective strength of the EBR team has
proven itself resilient. In order to meet our challenges, we will continue to work together in the midst of
these unprecedented times. More than ever, we thank our educators for their commitment, and we
thank our students and families for their flexibility and perseverance. United with our community
partners, we continue to seek ways for collaboration and coordination of resources to move us
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Press Release Oct. 27 2021
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