Tag: Covid-19

Staying the Course - Parent Academy COVID Webinar with UF Health

Student learning disabilities in the age of COVID to be discussed in new webinar

Dec. 4, 2020 – UF Health and DCPS have partnered to bring parents an opportunity to understand mental health and learning disabilities and the role they play in a child’s educational setting during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this virtual roundtable discussion, attendees will hear from DCPS Exceptional Education and Student Services, as well as six […]

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Screenshot of DCPS COVID-19 Dashboard

District changing how it updates COVID-19 dashboard

Nov. 2, 2020 – Duval County Public Schools is making a change in how it updates its COVID-19 dashboard in order to accelerate the timing of COVID-19 notifications. Beginning  today, Duval County Public Schools will update its dashboard the day a new case reported to the district is confirmed. This will be a change from […]

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Secondary students on hybrid model to return to full week on campus in phased approach

Sept. 9, 2020 – Duval County Public Schools is informing secondary school parents Wednesday afternoon that the Florida Department of Education has approved a modification to the district’s bridge to reopening plan. The revised plan will bring students back to on-campus attendance for five days in a phased approach, beginning with sixth grade students next […]

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COVID-19 dashboard is available on district’s website

Sept. 8, 2020 – Duval County Public Schools has officially launched its COVID-19 dashboard. Available here on the district’s website, the dashboard shows the number of students and staff attending or working  in brick-and-mortar schools with confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. The dashboard allows the district to share important data with families as they make […]

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COVID-19 dashboard on hold due to Department of Health privacy concerns

Aug. 26, 2020 – The Florida Department of Health in Duval notified the school district on Tuesday that under Florida Statute 381.0031, the district cannot publish school specific data related to COVID-19 without permission from the Florida Department of Health (state level). Earlier this week, the district began publishing positive COVID-19 case counts by school […]

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Coming soon – Dashboard that tracks COVID-19 positive cases in schools

Editor’s Note: On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the district was notified by the Florida Department of Health in Duval that under Florida Statute 381.0031, the district cannot publish school specific data related to COVID-19 without permission from the Florida Department of Health (state level). Duval County Public Schools is now working closely with the Department of […]

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What happens if COVID-19 enters a school community?

Aug. 20, 2020 – Duval medical representatives collaborated with the school district and the Florida Department of Health to develop thresholds and procedures in the event COVID-19 directly impacts a school community. The district is prepared to shift classes to fully online learning through Duval HomeRoom in three situations: With one person confirmed positive and two with […]

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One-stop shop for parent support to open Thursday and run through Tuesday, Aug. 25

Aug. 19, 2020 – To support parents and provide answers to frequently asked questions, the district has assembled a one-stop shop parent support center that will be available weekdays beginning tomorrow and run through next Tuesday, Aug. 25. The one-stop shop will be located at the Schultz Center. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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“Team Up for Health” video series shows how Team Duval can work together to slow COVID-19 spread

Aug. 12, 2020 – Doing daily health screenings with your children, keeping them home if they are sick, and practicing how to wear a facial covering are just a few ways Team Duval families can work together to improve health and safety when schools reopen on Thursday, Aug. 20. Our “Team Up for Health” video […]

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Coming Soon – technology pick up information

Aug. 11, 2020 – When parents registered their children for Duval HomeRoom, they were asked whether they needed a laptop and/or hotspot. Later this week, those families who said they needed a device, will receive a phone call from both the district and their schools with directions on how to receive the technology. What about […]

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