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These local schools are going full-time remote starting Monday

Almost half a dozen districts have all or some of their students going to online learning starting Monday, Nov. 16.

MOLINE, Ill — UPDATE

Clinton County Community Schools applied to the Iowa Department of Education to switch to online learning from Thursday, Nov. 19 until Friday, Dec. 4. 

The Bettendorf school board voted 5:2 to apply for a waiver to move to 100% online beginning November 23. They anticipate a return to hybrid learning on December 10.

ORIGINAL

With coronavirus cases currently surging in the Quad Cities, several districts are sending students home for remote learning.

The Moline-Coal Valley School District was the first to announce its change. Students will be remote Starting Monday, Nov. 16 through Jan. 5.

The district says this will give students four weeks over the holidays at home to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Davenport, Rock Island-Milan and East Moline Schools are also all going remote Monday.

East Moline schools are expected to return to in-person learning on Dec. 7. Davenport plans to bring students back Dec. 1. Moline will be back on Jan. 5.

Rock Island-Milan students are expected to return on Jan. 19.

Muscatine High School students are also going remote Nov. 16 to Nov. 30.

Several school boards say they'll be revisiting these plans before bringing students back to the classroom.