Miami-Dade County Public Schools releases back-to-school guide for parents

Parents in Broward attend virtual webinar ahead of new school year

MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Public Schools released a guide to help parents prepare for their students first day of distance learning on Aug. 31.

The school district plans to reassess the coronavirus pandemic’s impact in October again to determine when it will be safe to reopen schools.

Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said it’s only a matter of time for students to be able to return to the classrooms.

Carvalho will be hosting a virtual town hall to answer parents’ questions at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 25. For more information or to submit questions, e-mail


Meanwhile, Wednesday night in Broward County, parents who could make the time were asked to download an app and go to parent university.

The webinar led by Broward County School District educators aimed at helping parents get familiar with what the new school year will look like for the time being and introducing them to student learning platforms. 

Parents flooded the speakers with questions like will kids be required to be logged into class all day and how much parents are expected to assist.

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