Wilton Public Schools to go virtual for first week of classes

Wilton Public Schools' Board of Education announced Tuesday that it will start the school year remotely.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

Updated 1,399 days ago

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Wilton Public Schools' Board of Education announced Tuesday that it will start the school year remotely.
A photo of students socializing over the weekend was posted to Facebook, where it went viral. School officials say a number of factors went into the decision they made.
They say that the first week of school will be virtual and have shorter days to allow teachers to get comfortable with the technology they're using to teach in the classroom or online.
Other factors included technology not being available yet and the rise of COVID-19 cases in Danbury, which is right next door.
 


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