Four States Forward with Miami School District

MIAMI, Okla. – Miami School District Superintendent Jeremy Hogan joins us for a Facebook live Q&A as families prepare for classes to start this fall.

Outline of Q&A (Time stamp):

  • Classroom Experience
    • Masks (1:45)
      • requirements
      • social distancing (3:24)
      • mask breaks
      • visitors
    • Will students be space 6ft apart in classrooms (4:20)
    • Barriers (5:20)
    • Outdoor classrooms (6:11)
    • Hallway traffic flow and signage (6:35)
    • Cohorting (7:45)
    • Lunch time (9:39)
    • Students with special needs (11:10)
  • Virtual/Remote Learning
    • General information (12:02)
    • Interacting with teachers (14:10)
    • P.E. (15:30)
    • Recorded lessons and online music (15:30)
    • Testing (17:15)
    • Hardware (18:20)
    • Social interaction/counselors (22:42)
  • Outside the Classroom
    • Buses (27:17)
    • Sports (28:10)
    • Indoor activities like theatre, concerts, competitions (30:15)
  • Dealing with Illness
    • Testing (33:10)
    • Staffing and substitutes (35:15)
    • Temperature checks (38:10)
    • Quarantine periods (40:15)
    • Teacher feedback (41:17)
    • Notifying parents (43:00)
      • closing a classroom
      • shifting to virtual
    • Threshold for closing schools (44:38)
    • Vaccines (44:49)
    • Walking in with students on day one of classrooms (45:20)
    • Enforcement of requirements such as masks (46:46)
  • Final Notes (49:55)
  • What can the community do to help students and staff? (51:00)

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