Preparing for a new school year is usually an exciting time for both teachers and students. But in light of the covid 19 pandemic this year is a little different. Friday July 31st, a three tiered health advisory system will be released to let schools know if they are classified as red, yellow or green. Red will mean the County is at a high risk and school should not be conducted in person, a yellow would mean hybrid instruction of home and in person and instruction and green means in-person instruction can be adopted. The Easton School Department has released their re-integration plan for having students return on August 12th. Megan Cole has more on how they will keep their students safe while allowing them to return to school.
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When universities begins in the fall.. students at UMPI and UMFK will be moving back on campus.. but..as Megan Cole finds..that's going to require a few changes to ensure students stay safe in light of COVID 19.