FAQs

  • What do I do if I think I have COVID?

  • What do I do if I have COVID?

  • Why is there no option for remote learning this year?

  • What is the plan for students who are confirmed with COVID-19?

  • How will I know if someone in my school has COVID?

  • What is the plan for students who are a confirmed close contact in school or outside of school?

  • Is there a plan in place to shift classrooms or schools away from in-person learning due to COVID-19 cases?

  • How do students access learning options while they are in quarantine?

  • What is the process for reporting confirmed positive cases?

  • How is close contact defined?

  • How is lunch going to work if students are not wearing masks and distancing is not required?

  • Did BPS order tents for schools?

  • Are vaccines required?

  • What is the plan for testing?

  • Do individuals participating in Test and Stay have to wear a mask during the school day?

  • Can students identified as close contacts while at home (non-school based close contact) participate in the Test and Stay protocol:

  • Why is it important for me to call my child’s school nurse when they are sick at home?

  • How do quarantine-related absences affect the typical absence policy for staff?

  • How has BPS equipped its facilities and ventilation systems in response to COVID-19?

  • BPS said they would measure and report on indoor air quality, when is that happening?

  • What mitigation strategies will be implemented on the bus?

  • What are the safety plans for children with disabilities?

  • What types of PPE will be provided to students at school?

  • Will there be after-school and sports programs?