TVUSD to move forward with drafting waiver application plans, though no final decision made yet

Temecula Valley Unified School District board members discuss plans for a potential school reopening waiver application. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The Temecula Valley Unified School District board of education Tuesday, Sept. 1, gave district staff the green light to continue moving forward with plans to apply for a waiver to open up in-person learning for TK-6 students, although board members cautioned that the district is still only exploring this option and may ultimately choose to hold off on reopening. And superintendent Jodi McClay also stressed that if the district does ultimately receive a waiver and reopen for TK-6 students, things will not return to the way they were at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. “It’s not coming back to school five full days each week,” McClay said. In July, Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered that schools remain closed in all counties on the state’s coronavirus watch list until affected c
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