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Timeline: Return to Full-time Instruction

Lancaster‌ ‌Central‌ ‌School‌ ‌District‌ ‌Implementation‌ ‌Timeline‌ ‌for‌ ‌Updated‌ ‌NYSDOH‌ ‌Guidance‌ (Updated:‌ ‌April‌ ‌13,‌ ‌2021)‌ 
 
Introduction:‌ 
 
Lancaster’s‌ ‌plan‌ ‌to‌ ‌return‌ ‌to‌ ‌full-time‌ ‌instruction‌ ‌is‌ ‌based‌ ‌on‌ ‌guidance‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌New‌ ‌York‌ ‌State‌ Department‌ ‌of‌ ‌Health‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌New‌ ‌York‌ ‌State‌ ‌Education‌ ‌Department.‌ ‌This‌ ‌guidance‌ ‌is‌ ‌based‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌latest‌ ‌research‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌CDC,‌ ‌which‌ ‌states‌ ‌that‌ ‌there‌ ‌is‌ ‌minimal‌ ‌transmission‌ ‌between‌ ‌young‌ ‌students‌ ‌when‌ ‌they‌ ‌maintain‌ ‌three feet‌ ‌of‌ ‌distance.‌ ‌The‌ ‌timeline‌ ‌below‌ ‌outlines‌ ‌some‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌major‌ ‌steps‌ ‌taken‌ ‌prior‌ ‌to‌ ‌a‌ ‌full‌ ‌return‌ ‌to‌ ‌in-person/remote‌ ‌instruction‌ ‌for‌ ‌elementary‌ students.‌ 
 
 
Please‌ ‌Note:‌ ‌The‌ ‌transition‌ ‌to‌ ‌full-time‌ ‌in-person/remote‌ ‌learning‌ ‌impacts‌ ‌students‌ ‌in‌ ‌grades‌ PreK‌ ‌-‌ ‌6.‌ ‌Students‌ ‌in‌ ‌grades‌ ‌7-12‌ ‌will‌ ‌remain‌ ‌in‌ ‌their‌ ‌current‌ ‌learning‌ ‌model‌ ‌based‌ ‌on‌ ‌guidance‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌CDC‌ ‌and‌ ‌NYSDOH.‌ ‌‌
 
Implementation‌ ‌Timeline:‌ 
 
March‌ ‌17,‌ ‌2021:‌
Information‌ ‌gathering‌ ‌session‌ ‌with‌ ‌teachers‌ 
  
March‌ ‌19,‌ ‌2021:‌
Letter‌ ‌from‌ ‌Dr.‌ ‌Vallely‌‌ ‌regarding‌ ‌updated‌ ‌CDC‌ ‌guidance‌ 
 
April‌ ‌9,‌ ‌2021:‌
New‌ ‌York‌ ‌State‌ ‌Department‌ ‌of‌ ‌Health‌ ‌issues‌ ‌updated‌ ‌guidance‌ ‌document‌ 
 
April‌ ‌10,‌ ‌2021:
Response‌ ‌from‌ ‌Erie‌ ‌County‌ ‌Department‌ ‌of‌ ‌Health‌‌ ‌(ECDOH)‌ ‌to‌ ‌NYSDOH‌ guidance‌ 
 
April‌ ‌12,‌ ‌2021:
Letter‌ ‌from‌ ‌Dr.‌ ‌Vallely‌ ‌to‌ ‌LCSD‌ ‌faculty‌ ‌and‌ ‌staff‌ ‌about‌ ‌students‌ ‌returning‌ to‌ ‌in-person‌ ‌instruction‌ 
 
April‌ ‌13,‌ ‌2021:
Letter‌ ‌from‌ ‌Dr.‌ ‌Vallely‌‌ ‌updating‌ ‌the‌ ‌community‌ ‌about‌ ‌students‌ ‌returning‌ ‌to‌ full-time‌ ‌in-person/remote‌ ‌instruction‌ 
 
April‌ ‌13,‌ ‌2021:
Frequently‌ ‌Asked‌ ‌Question‌ ‌(FAQ)‌ ‌Document‌‌ ‌is‌ ‌posted‌ ‌to‌ ‌LCSD‌ ‌website‌ and‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌updated‌ ‌as‌ ‌additional‌ ‌questions‌ ‌are‌ ‌received.‌ ‌Input‌ ‌and‌ feedback‌ ‌from‌ ‌stakeholders‌ ‌is‌ ‌submitted‌ to‌ ‌covid19questions@lancasterschools.org‌ 
 
April‌ ‌16,‌ ‌2021:
District‌ ‌presentation‌ ‌posted‌ ‌for‌ ‌public‌ ‌viewing‌ ‌(available‌ ‌on‌ ‌YouTube)‌ 
 
April‌ ‌21,‌ ‌2021:
Anticipated‌ ‌date‌ ‌of‌ ‌modified‌ ‌plan‌ ‌posted‌ ‌for‌ ‌public‌ ‌viewing‌ ‌to‌ ‌district‌ website‌ 
 
April‌ ‌23,‌ ‌2021:
‌Final day for stakeholders‌ ‌to‌ ‌submit‌ ‌questions‌ ‌and‌ ‌comments‌ ‌to‌ covid19questions@lancasterschools.org‌ 
 
April‌ ‌23,‌ ‌2021:
Updated‌ ‌schedules‌ ‌for‌ ‌students‌ ‌are‌ ‌made‌ ‌available‌ ‌for‌ ‌families‌ 
 
April‌ ‌26,‌ ‌2021:
Elementary‌ ‌students‌ ‌(grades‌ ‌K-6)‌ ‌begin‌ ‌participation‌ ‌in‌ ‌full‌ ‌time‌ ‌in-person‌ or‌ ‌remote‌ ‌instruction‌ ‌dependent‌ ‌upon‌ ‌the‌ ‌rate‌ ‌of‌ ‌community‌ ‌transmission‌