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CCSD schools will not reopen next month, according to superintendent

Posted at 6:32 AM, Sep 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 01:53:20-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Schools will not reopen next month, according to Clark County School District Supt. Dr. Jesus Jara.

Jara squashed rumors about a possible reopening during a virtual meeting Thursday night.

Trustees also received an update on distance learning.

The district is at 97% of projected enrollment and 99% of enrolled students have been marked present at least once.

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Officials say they have heard from several parents who say it is tough keeping their children engaged for six hours online.

The health district says there could be a higher risk of COVID-19 spread if the schools reopen.