Waiver approved for Hoover Elementary to move to remote learning this week
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Iowa Department of Education has approved a waiver allowing Hoover Elementary to conduct classes entirely remotely this week.
The Cedar Rapids Community School District applied for the temporary waiver in response to increasing COVID-19 cases among staff at the school, or staff from the school being in isolation.
Starting Monday, the school will begin the remote learning model for all grade levels for a period of five school days. In-person learners will return to the school on November 16.
The district said the school has planned for the scenario and is ready to make the transition to online learning.
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