BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Public Schools has extended its winter break by two days to provide time for students and staff to test for COVID-19, the school system announced Thursday night.
Winter break for students is extended through Tuesday, January 4. The two missed learning days will be made up in June.READ MORE: Safe Streets Violence Interrupter DaShawn McGrier Remembered
Testing for staff will be available for staff at schools on Jan. 3 and 4, and some high schools will offer testing opportunities for students on Jan. 4.READ MORE: Ravens And Defensive Coordinator Don 'Wink' Martindale Agree To Part Ways, Harbaugh Says
Students who test positive will be required to quarantine for ten days.MORE NEWS: Report Card Shows Maryland Is Unprepared For Damage Inflicted By Climate Change