Fulton County School Board approved making April 21, 2020, and May 19, 2020, “Digital Learning Days” for students while maintaining them as regular work days for employees. A Digital Learning Day is an opportunity for students to engage in off-site learning instead of attending school.
Since April 21 and May 19 are state-wide election days, there is high-volume participation of the public at polling stations located in our schools, and this increases the potential for security concerns. By utilizing digital learning activities, students will be able to maintain their focus on instruction even though they are not on campus. This also allows staff the opportunity to participate in high-quality professional development to deepen their knowledge and skills.
Here is a summary of the recent calendar adjustments:
March 13, 2020 - remains a Teacher Workday
March 24, 2020 - Teacher Workday (GA Presidential primary election)
April 21, 2020 - Digital Learning Day for students/Professional Development Day for teachers (state-wide election)
May 19, 2020 - Digital Learning Day for students/Professional Development Day for teachers (state-wide election)
*As a reminder, Sandy Springs Middle and the North Springs cluster have RFF days (no schools for students) on November 4, January 21, and February 14.
Thank you Sandy Springs Education Force for all that you do for SSCMS!