BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Schools announced Tuesday they’re scaling back reopening plans amid a surge in coronavirus cases statewide.
The district will now reopen 27 schools instead of the original 44 in light of the rising number of cases.READ MORE: Former Baltimore DPW Supervisor Ronald Smith Sentenced To A Year And A Day In Federal Prison
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Those will reopen beginning November 16.READ MORE: Anne Arundel County Police Rescue Peacock Lost For Weeks
The district said families may choose the in-person learning option or remain virtual.
City Schools has also launched a dashboard to share COVID-19 data specific to schools on the recommendation of the Health Advisory Committee.MORE NEWS: Pilot In Shock Trauma After Small Plane Crashes In Easton