The Utica City School District Board of Education approved a plan to allow K-6 students to learn in person twice a week starting..
RPS school board had a full agenda Tuesday night
"* new c?
"*c guidelines... naming an elementary school... and the search for a new superintenden t were all on the agenda for the rochester public school board tonight.
Kimt news three's anthony monzon listened in on the meeting and joins us now with the latest ?*- anthony?
Xxx well katie and george... first things first... rochester's new elementary school finally has a name.
Board members voted 6?
"*1 in favor of name overland elementary school.
Another piece of news... the school board is officially taking its first steps in moving forward from superintenden t michael munoz.
Board members voted unanimously to start the search for an interim superintendent ... who would assume responsibilitie s july first.
That's the day the resignation of superintenden t munoz officially goes into effect.
The district will now seek bids from recruiting firms to find an interim superintendent ... who board members say could fill the role for about a year.
The board also authorized staff to seek bids to find a long?
"*term superintendent ... though thattl after an interim superintenden t is hired.
"*s also provided a covid?
"*19 update *w safety recommendatio ns for schools.
The district says the recommendatio ns are being evaluated... and r?
"*s is contact with olmsted county public health and the minnesota department of health.
One of the c?
"* c recommendatio ns is to maintain six feet distance between students in the "we could have classrooms where there may be 31 students, and it will be a challenge to keep that six?
"* foot distancing between students.we will try to maintain that distancing between the teacher and the students, but from student to student, that will be challenging in some of our classrooms."
"*s says least 11 staff members and 28 students have tested positive for coronavirus since the beginning of february.
They add 47?
"* percent of staff have now had the opportunity to thank you anthony.
"*s elementary students are set to return to in?
"*person learning march first... with middle and high school students returning
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"It's not a matter of if we would have to quarantine some students and staff, it's a matter of when," said RPS Superintendent.