Alternative Learning Plan

  •   Elementary School

    • Paper learning packets will be mailed home.
    • Fifth graders, who have iPads, will transition to paper packets. They may still use their iPads for supplemental learning and access to resources.
    • Students are encouraged to alternative learning days. For example, math one day and reading the next.
    • Teachers will hold office hours daily for students if they need additional assistance.
    • Teachers will provide feedback, but grades will not be assigned.
    • Mass communications from teachers and schools will follow a schedule:
      • Monday: Emails from the classroom teacher
      • Tuesday: Emails from special teachers/counselors/home-school communicators
      • Wednesday: Emails from the classroom teacher
      • Thursday: Updates from building principal/school
      • Friday: Emails from the classroom teacher

      Middle School and High School

    • Learning opportunities will be provided for all students through the end of the school year and will include teacher interaction and feedback.
    • Learning will be standardized by course/subject area.
    • Each subject area will be assigned a day of the week for instruction and related mass communications:
      • Monday: Math, Fine Arts, and English Learners
      • Tuesday: Language Arts, PE/Health, Gifted Education, and AVID
      • Wednesday: Science, Practical Arts, Career Cener, and Special Education District Classrooms
      • Thursday: Social Studies, World Languages, and Special Education Non-Core Content Areas (Skills for Success, AC Lab, Resource, Work Block, Work Exploration as they apply for your student)
      • Friday: Fun Day, Club Day (a time when clubs, athletics, and activities can check in)
    • Teachers will continue to hold regular office hours for students.
    • No letter grades will be reported for Spring Semester 2020. Student performance in a course will be reported using a mark of P (pass) or IC (incomplete).
    • Determinations for P or IC will be made based on the Interim Progress Report (IPR) reported March 10, 2020. An IPR score of 60% or higher is a P; otherwise, an IC. Neither mark will have any effect on a student's GPA.
    • If a student has not passed the course prior to April 1, 2020, the student has the remainder of the semester to reach a status of passing, with the support of the teacher and school.

      Advanced Placement (AP)
      and Dual Credit

    • AP and Dual Credit courses will offer college course completion and AP test preparation through the end of the school year.
    • For students enrolled to earn college credit for year-long courses with a fall and/or spring semester Dual Credit option:
      • The second semester mark for CPS will be a P or No Credit (NC).
      • A letter grade will be determined to report to the college, using the average of the first semester grade and a second semester "grade," which should include the completion of work necessary to earn college credit.
    • For students enrolled to earn college credit for semester Dual Credit courses:
      • The second semester mark for CPS will be a P or NC.
      • A letter grade will be determined to report to the college or university based on the work done in the semester prior to closure and should include the completion work necessary to earn college credit.