Lake Elsinore Unified board to consider extending distance learning through Feb. 1

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The Lake Elsinore Unified School District board of trustees will next meet Dec. 17 to discuss whether to extend distance learning into February.A new stay-at-home order based on intensive care unit capacity went into effect Dec. 6, after the state reported capacity in the Southern California region fell below 15%.The order does not alter existing state and public health guidance for schools, but the district said certain restrictions “may result in more employees and teachers working from home” while the stay-at-home order remains in effect.Board members will vote Dec. 17, on whether to give the district’s superintendent the “authority to authorize the continuance of distance learning for the start of the spring semester through February 1, 2021, for all grade levels.
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