FIRST from WCME News:
In this year of living distantly, there remains a high degree of concern about how schools are coping with the pandemic. In Freeport, some members of the RSU 5 School Board are complaining that Superintendent Becky Foley and other administrators are rushing the reopening of Freeport High School to five-day-a-week in-classroom instruction, but they aren’t standing in the way of the planned April 5th reopening date. Foley defends her plans on several fronts, and notes that a hybrid learning model does not guarantee the health and safety of students. Foley adds that even some remote learners have contracted COVID-19.
If you missed their remarks on today’s WCME Midcoast Morning Buzz, here they are again–first Becky Foley and then School Board member Maddy Vertenten, who believes the reopening should be delayed.