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COVID-19 and K-12 Schools: Resources for Operating K-12 Schools in a COVID-19 Environment
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October 6, 2020

Topic Collection: COVID-19 and K-12 Schools: Resources for Operating K-12 Schools in a COVID-19 Environment

This collection provides resources related to ways K-12 Schools across the country are operating in the COVID-19 environment.

Please refer to CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 webpage for the most up-to-date Considerations for K-12 Schools.

If you are a K-12 School and have COVID-19 plans, tools, or templates to share with your peers, please visit the ASPR TRACIE Information Exchange COVID-19 Information Sharing Page (registration required) and place your resources under the COVID-19 Response Assistance Field Team Observations Topic.

NOTE: inclusion of any reference in this document does not constitute an endorsement, acknowledgment, or suggestion that the reference is the only or best example for that topic. References are included as examples that were provided as suggestions at the time the document was developed.

All guidance posted is accessible to the public, and non-federal resources are noted with an asterisk (*). Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by the U.S. government, or any of its employees, of the information and/or products presented on that site. 

Alabama State Department of Education. (2020). Roadmap to Reopening Schools *.
This plan outlines Alabama’s approach to assist educators, school leaders, support staff, and health professionals in planning the operational status for the 2020-2021 school year.
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This plan describes reopening in-person education at Archdiocese of Chicago Schools which includes guidance on health and safety, academics, human resources, finance, and communications.
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This plan describes the State of California’s Department of Health’s Reopening In-Person Learning Framework for K-12 in California, 2020-2021 School Year during COVID-19 pandemic.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Interim Guidance for Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in K-12 Schools.
This document can help K-12 school administrators plan a comprehensive response for COVID-19 outbreaks.
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This document provides guidance to reduce COVID-19 transmission in schools, ensure efficient case investigation and contact tracing, and provide isolation/quarantine recommendations.
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The webpage consists of webinars, frequently asked questions (FAQs), and guidance on school health pertaining to COVID-19.
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EducationSuperHighway. (2020). Digital Bridge K-12 *.
This webpage outlines North Dakota’s plan and implementation of broadband access to rural areas, for enhanced K-12 learning.
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This document provides prevention, best practices and guidance for Fresno County K-12 schools' COVID-19 related scenarios.
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Georgia Department of Education. (2020). Georgia's Path to Recovery for K-12 *.
This plan was developed in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Public Health to help schools safely return to in-person instruction in the fall of 2020.
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Green Bay Area Public School District. (2020). Return to School YouTube Video *.
This video uses school staff to show students what to expect on the bus, in the classroom, in the office, hand-washing procedures, mask wearing, among other mitigation strategies.
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Harris County Public Health. (2020). A Roadmap to Reopening Schools *.
This document provides a collaborative approach to help guide school officials’ decision making on school reopening and includes a Checklist for Reopening Plans.
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Harris County Public Health. (2020). Benchmarks for Reopening *.
This tool was developed for reopening and provides the levels of COVID-19 Risk and Considerations for Community Action.
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Harris County Public Health. (2020). Contact Tracing: How-To-Guide for Schools *.
This resource was developed to assist with effective contact tracing to slow the spread of COVID-19 in schools.
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Harris County Public Health. (2020). School Interactions and Isolation Protocols *.
This resource provides definitions of symptomatic, asymptomatic, and close contact individuals and what to do if a Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 case is discovered.
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Idaho Office of Emergency Management. (2020). Idaho School District Status *.
This webpage provides the operational status of all Idaho public and charter schools.
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Idaho State Department of Education. (2020). Idaho Back to School Framework 2020 *.
This plan outlines Idaho’s expectations, support for local governance and decision-making, and guidance and best practices on the key operational components for safe reopening in the fall.
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This webpage provides COVID-19 related information and procedures for students, faculty, and support staff.
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Iowa Department of Education. (2020). Return to Learn *.
This webpage provides tools and resources for Iowa school districts and nonpublic schools to develop and implement a return to school plan.
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This webpage includes resources that can help planners in the K-12 educational system reopen schools to both protect staff and students and make up for lost time. It includes a COVID-19 school reopening checklist and examples of equity-oriented reopening policies.
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Mobile County Public Schools System. (2020). MCPSS Roadmap to Reopening Schools *.
This webpage provides COVID19 updates, as well as resources to parents and students of Mobile, AL county public schools regarding remote learning.
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North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. (2020). K-12 Smart Restart Guidelines *.
This plan describes North Dakota’s phased approach for school districts to implement a Health and Safety Plan to reopening K-12.
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South Carolina Department of Education. (2020). AccelerateED Task Force Guidance for Schools *.
This document is to assist with reopening schools and includes the following: scheduling models, bus operations, library media services among others.
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This document is a compilation of federal, national, and state service-specific resources that includes immediate, actionable information related to providing services to students with disabilities in a virtual environment.
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