Lawyer, Parent & Teacher:

Support for Bar Families

The CBA will be hosting support groups and providing resources for our members who find themselves working at home while also helping educate their children due to the pandemic.

Recording of Initial Meeting (8-10-20):

Managing Daily Life With School At Home

How To Talk With Your Child

Self-Care

Parents of Kids with Disabilities

Central Ohio Return to School Plans

*Last updated: Aug. 16

Bexley -https://www.bexleyschools.org/backtoschool20-21.aspx
Start Date: August 24–September 4 (Back to school transition).
Status: Will begin the school year with all remote learning. The district will evaluate conditions on Sept. 18 to determine if schools can move to a hybrid plan.

Big Walnuthttp://www.bwls.net/Reopening2021.aspx
Start Date: August 24-28 (Staggered start), First day of full learning on August 31.
Status: All in-person learning to start the school year.

Bloom-Carrollhttps://www.bloom-carroll.k12.oh.us/protected/ArticleView.aspx?iid=6Y32A2Y&dasi=3UY2
Start Date: August 24-25 | Kindergarten August 27-28
Status: Will start under a hybrid model - 2-3 days in class

Buckeye Valleyhttps://www.buckeyevalley.k12.oh.us/News/returntoschoolplan#sthash.azaJLqRV.dpbs
Start Date: August 25
Status: 50% of students in school on a staggered schedule to start the school year.

Columbus City Schoolshttps://www.ccsoh.us/reopening
Start Date: September 8
Status: Will begin with all students learning remotely for at least the first quarter of the traditional school year.

Dublinhttps://www.dublinschools.net/Page/1932
Start Date: August 24
Status: Will begin with remote learning for all students; hopes to transition to a hybrid learning plan by Sept. 21

Gahanna-Jeffersonhttp://www.gahannaschools.org/District/BackToSchool.aspx
Start Date: August 24
Status: All students start school year learning remotely.

Grandview Heights -https://www.ghschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1693244&type=d&pREC_ID=1960321
Start Date: August 17
Status: All students start with remote learning; the district will monitor conditions for a potential transition to a hybrid or full-time classroom model.

Groveport Madisonhttps://www.gocruisers.org/ResponsibleRestart2020.aspx
Start Date: August 31 - September 1
Status: All students start the school year learning remotely; the district will move to a blended model once conditions improve.

Hilliardhttps://www.hilliardschools.org/back-to-school/
Start Date: August 24
Status: District will start the school year with students learning remotely.

Jonathan Alderhttps://www.alder.k12.oh.us/protected/ArticleView.aspx?iid=6G0A22B&dasi=4G002
Start Date: August 24
Status: Will start the school year under a hybrid model.

Lancasterhttps://www.lancaster.k12.oh.us/News/24835#sthash.i6GBiwLp.dpbs
Start Date: September 1
Status: Will start under a blended model; all students will attend school 2 days a week with remote learning 2 days a week and virtual learning on Mondays.

Licking Heightshttp://www.lhschools.org/COVID-19.aspx
Start Date: August 31
Status: Will start under a hybrid model with students attending classes twice a week. The district could move to full in-class instruction or all remote learning depending on the county's alert level.

Londonhttps://www.london.k12.oh.us/o/london-city-schools/page/covid19-updates-and-resources
Start Date: August 24
Status: All in-class learning for elementary students; blended instruction for middle school and high school students.

Marionhttps://www.marioncityschools.org/about-our-district/return-to-school-2020-21
Start Date: August 31 - September 4
Status: Will start the school year under a hybrid model; would transition to full in-classroom learning if recommended by local health officials.

Marysvillehttps://www.marysville.k12.oh.us/
Start Date: August 24
Status: Will begin the school year under a hybrid model.

New Albany Schoolshttps://www.napls.us/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=592&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=14244&PageID=1
Start Date: September 8
Status: Will start the school year under an all in-person or hybrid model depending on health orders/county alert level.

Newark City Schoolshttps://www.newarkschools.us/protected/ArticleView.aspx?iid=5P2AB2&dasi=3IIY&fbclid=IwAR1QnIreAfQ8x8YK4mZ7hriJBARs4KblPmJTzoX43EDy_Z0RZLj1qTvCRfI
Start Date: August 20
Status: The district is planning to begin the school year with online classes for all students.

Olentangy Schoolshttps://www.olentangyschools.org/updates.
Start Date: August 31
Status: Will start school year in a hybrid model: 50% of students in school each day and 50% learning remotely. Subject to change depending on county alert level.

Pickeringtonhttps://go.boarddocs.com/oh/plsd/Board.nsf/files/BRGRLD6E7ED5/$file/BTS%20-%20BOE%20-%20July%2013th%2C%202020%20(1).pdf
Start Date: August 31
Status: The district will start under a hybrid model, two days in school and three days virtually.

Reynoldsburghttps://www.reyn.org/COVID19Updates.aspx
Start Date: August 24
Status: Will begin the school year with 100% remote learning

South-Western City School Districthttps://sites.google.com/swcsd.us/back-to-school2020/home
Start Date: August 27
Status: District plans to open under full remote instruction for students.

Southwest Licking School Districthttps://www.swl.k12.oh.us/COVID-19Updates.aspx
Start Date: August 24-26
Status: All remote learning. If county drops to Level 1 or 2 on statewide alert system, students would be in class five days a week.

Teays Valleyhttps://www.tvsd.us/protected/ArticleView.aspx?iid=6G00IBB&dasi=4GABB
Start Date: August 17
Status: Classes will be conducted in a hybrid model for at least the first nine weeks; will reevaluate plans prior to the following nine weeks.

Upper Arlingtonhttps://www.uaschools.org/UARestart.aspx
Start Date: August 19
Status: All students will learn remotely at least through September 18.

Westervillehttps://www.westerville.k12.oh.us/administration/150?fbclid=IwAR3OLfJH80-EdwSS6GKpUiP5abUR7XCUIKdl2zp_157XTBgWI9InGn1A64k
Start Date: August 24-25
Status: The district will start with 100% virtual learning for students; will transition to a blended model at any time if suggested by county health officials.

Whitehallhttp://www.wcsrams.org/wcsresetrestart2020.aspx
Start Date: August 31
Status: The district will start with 100% remote model for students at least through the first quarter.

Worthingtonhttps://www.worthington.k12.oh.us/Page/4288
Start Date: August 31
Status: District is currently planning remote learning for all students through the end of October; could adjust to a hybrid model if conditions change.

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Working parents everywhere are facing a fall filled with educational uncertainties: virtual school, hybrid school, in-person school.

How do we navigate the everyday challenges of managing both a law practice and a home life, made all the more complicated by the pandemic?