Changes this week for some metro Atlanta school districts

Parents in one metro Atlanta school district face a deadline for virtual or in-person classes as two other districts get ready to go back to the classroom.

Cobb County parents have through Sunday to decide on face-to-face or remote learning.

Meanwhile, officials in Barrow County said they have seen a decline in the number of coronavirus cases in the community over the past two weeks.

The district has been using a hybrid model since September 8 and now plans to allow in-person instruction five days a week.

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Virtual learning is still an option if parents don't want to return to in-person learning.

In Fulton County, families who opted into face-to-face learning will begin sending students back to class Monday as well.

Monday marks the start of "Phase 3" of the district's re-opening plan.


Students will attend in-person classes once a week.

Then twice a week starting October 5th.

Then switch to full-time face-to-face learning on October 14.

Face masks will be required on campus.

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