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Twin Falls School District looking at modifying Yellow Protocol Schedule, asks for parent feedback

Posted at 10:49 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 12:49:30-04

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — The Twin Falls School District is looking at making some changes to the Yellow Protocol Schedule, and they want to year from you.

The district says as part of the yellow protocol, secondary teachers are being asked to keep online classes up to date on top of their face to face classroom duties. The idea is to make it easy to transition between face to face and remote learning, but the district says teachers are having a hard time keeping up with the increased workload.

That's why they're looking at making some changes.

At the elementary level, the district says teachers are not consistently required to deliver their class between both digital and face to face--but absenteeism requires teachers to provide more of their curriculum to be completed at home.

"As a district, it is important that we take steps to support our educators who in turn provide the learning resources to our students," the district said in a Facebook post. "We understand that making changes to the school schedule can cause challenges for families. Through this survey, we are hoping to gather data about parent preferences regarding the options."

If you'd like to weigh in, you have until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 18th.