FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Fort Wayne Community Schools aren't returning in March.
Instead, students will be returning in May at the earliest.
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That sounds absurd to some parents eager to keep their kids on track with the curriculum.
FWCS parent, Trenda Wynn, says, "What are they gonna do to make sure these kids graduate?"
Wynn has one child in elementary, one in middle school, and one in high school who happens to be a senior.
Since FWCS isn't implementing e-learning during the extended break, the staff is encouraging parents and guardians to read and practice the school curriculum at home with the students outside of digital technology.
On Friday, March 27, an elementary math book will be provided at all FWCS elementary school sites where breakfast and lunches will continue to be given every weekday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
FWCS Communications Spokeswoman, Krista Stockman, says, "That is something that we're giving to our families so they can continue working with their kids at home. It goes along with our curriculum so they can keep pace and find some activities to do and still work on math."
If you or your student does have access to a phone or computer, click here for more information on FWCS Alternative Learning Guidance.