Starke County School Superintendents, Health Officials Discuss Reopening Plans

Starke County’s school superintendents are planning their next steps, after hearing the state’s guidance on school reopening. The Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana State Department of Health discussed reentry guidelines during a webinar for school leaders Tuesday. On Wednesday, local superintendents met with the Starke County Health Department to review that information.

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Federal Funding May Boost Remote Learning Opportunities for Indiana Schools

State officials haven’t made any decisions yet about how schools will reopen, but they are looking to use federal funding to boost remote learning opportunities. During state officials’ COVID-19 briefing Wednesday, Office of Management and Budget Director Chris Johnston said the state is applying for money from the federal Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund.

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