Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan extended the statewide closure of schools through at least April 24, 2020. Prince George’s County Public Schools CEO Monica Goldson said state and county school officials were working to develop plans to address technology-access gaps that make it hard for many students to take advantage of the remote-teaching tools.
The school system is trying to poll all students and families at each of its schools to learn more about technology and internet access in the home. Surveys have been circulated among school social networks and newsletters, and county school officials plan to launch a phone poll to get responses from others.
Goldson, in a letter to parents, said school officials hope to announce more details of its long-term distance learning plans on Monday, March 30, 2020.
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