The majority of Cedar Rapids high school students will keep following the hybrid learning model for now, which is a mix of in-person and online learning. The hybrid model allows for only 50% of students to be in a building at a time. However, some students are getting to return to the classroom full time.
Waterloo high schools will be returning students to the classroom full time starting February 1st. The Waterloo Community School District has had high school students on a hybrid model since the beginning of the school year, that’s where students split time between in-person and online learning.
Eleven students from Brazil and Chile have filed a federal lawsuit accusing a northwest Iowa community college, a recruitment company, a pet food manufacturer and a packaging company of human trafficking and involuntary servitude.
A wintry mix continues this afternoon and eventually will transition into snow throughout the rest of the day. Temperatures will still be a few degrees above freezing at the surface, but we could start to see that snow accumulate.