SURVEY RESULTS: Two-thirds of Spring ISD students opt into remote learning for first grading period of 2020-21

Nearly two-thirds of the Spring ISD student body have chosen to participate in remote learning for the first grading period of the 2020-21 school year, according to learning option survey results obtained by Community Impact Newspaper Aug. 10. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Nearly two-thirds of the Spring ISD student body have chosen to participate in remote learning for the first grading period of the 2020-21 school year, according to learning option survey results obtained by Community Impact Newspaper Aug. 10. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Nearly two-thirds of the Spring ISD student body have chosen to participate in remote learning for the first grading period of the 2020-21 school year, according to learning option survey results obtained by Community Impact Newspaper Aug. 10. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Nearly two-thirds of the Spring ISD student body have chosen to participate in remote learning for the first grading period of the 2020-21 school year, according to learning option survey results obtained by Community Impact Newspaper on Aug. 10.

According to SISD Director of Communications Karen Garrison, 34% of survey respondents selected the district's Safety First In-Person learning option, while 66% opted for the district's Empowered Learning At-Home option. The survey closed to respondents Aug. 7 at 5 p.m.
"We appreciate our families responding to the learning option survey and letting us know what will work best for them," said Mark Miranda, executive chief of district operations. "Working with our families to help every student be successful is our priority as we start this new school year, whether they choose the Safety-First In-Person learning option or Empowered Learning At-Home."

As previously reported by Community Impact Newspaper, while SISD will begin the upcoming school year remotely until at least Sept. 11, if in-person learning resumes Sept. 14 as currently planned, whichever learning choice families choose for the first grading period will take effect through Nov. 20 for students in pre-K, Oct. 30 for elementary schools and Oct. 2 for secondary schools.

According to the district's current plans, while families can opt into remote learning at any time throughout the school year, students may only opt into in-person learning at the start of a new grading period.

For more information about both learning options, click here.
By Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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