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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - March 24, 2020 (PM)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - March 24, 2020 (PM)

Dear #RPSStrong Family, My apologies for the delay in sending today's RPS Direct. We just needed a bit of time to digest the guidance just issued by the Virginia Department of Education. As I see it, here are the three main headlines: 1. Current high school seniors who were on track to graduate when we closed WILL receive their diplomas this year. This includes all of the following groups of students: Seniors who were enrolled in a course for which they needed a standard or verified credit in order to graduate (verified credits are earned by passing a required course and also passing the associated SOL); Seniors who had successfully completed a course required for graduation, but had not yet earned the associated verified credit; Seniors who had not passed a required student-selected SOL test; Seniors who were enrolled in or had previously completed a course leading to a CTE credential necessary for a Standard Diploma but had not yet earned the credential; Seniors who had not yet completed a United States and Virginia history course (additional alternative coursework may be necessary - more details to come);