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Davenport School District extends virtual learning due to COVID-19 spike

The Davenport Community School District is extending its online learning due to a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Update: The Davenport Community School District is extending its online learning due to a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Remote learning will continue through December 16, according to the Davenport Community School District. A waiver to extend virtual learning was approved by the Iowa Department of Education on Tuesday. 

Original:

Starting Monday, November 16, the entire Davenport Community School District plans to go remote amid a spike in COVID-19 cases.

The switch to online learning will last for 10 school days - from November 16 through December 1.  All in-person activities and practices will not be held during this time. 

Daily meals will still be available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Pick up locations will be at the following schools: Sudlow, Smart, Williams and Wood Intermediate and Buffalo Elementary School.

The Davenport Learning Center will also have meals available for pickup during the same timeframe. 

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