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WPS Releases Preliminary Plans for Reopening of Schools

Based on the guidance released by the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) in late June, Waterbury Public Schools has devised three preliminary plans, two of which embody the underlying premise that all students and staff will return to school, either in an in-person or virtual learning environment.

Please understand that each plan will be further developed and is subject to change based on state guidance, health trends and input from teachers, administrators, staff, students, parents and community stakeholders.

To review the plan, click here. (En Espanol) (Në Shqip)

For a PowerPoint version, click here.

To review the communication protocol in the event a student or staff member tests positive for COVID-19, click here. (En Espanol) (Në Shqip)



Thank you to everyone who participated in the District's first Thoughtexchange. Your concerns, ideas and questions were integral in developing the District's three preliminary plans.

Below you will find the overall report and a breakdown by participant group. Each report highlights the Top 50 Thoughts that appeared in the exchange. The order is based on the ratings provided by the participants. Please know that we will be reviewing all thoughts shared through the exchange and would like to share these highlights from the conversation, along with a view of the themes that have emerged from this discussion.

Reopening of Schools 2020-2021- All Participant Report

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