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CCSD Supt. Jara announces school district will transition to telecommuting starting Friday

The Clark County School District Headquarters at Sahara and Decatur in Las Vegas as seen in July 2020
Posted at 2:17 PM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 17:44:44-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County School District Supt. Jesus Jara has announced that CCSD will transition to telecommuting with only certain positions reporting to their work locations starting Nov. 12.

Jara sent a letter to teachers and staff on Wednesday afternoon.

Lara says that he spoke with Gov. Sisolak on Tuesday night and that he supports the the governor’s request that everyone stay at home for the next 2 weeks.

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Jara goes on to say that he expects all principals and department heads to continue to provide high-quality customer service for the district’s families through tele-commuting and full-time distance education.

The letter also says that the school district’s rural schools will continue to provide their instructional model and will follow all health and safety guidelines.

According to the letter, parents and students will not experience any disruption to the current education model and food distribution for students will continue.

The school board is currently considering a plan to bring students back to the classroom starting in January.

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