Coronavirus pandemic: Plans for online learning for Jacksonville-area schools

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — All public and private K-12 schools are closed through April 15, 2020, the Florida Department of Education announced Tuesday, March 17.

Schools are encouraged to operate virtually or through other non-classroom-based means to the greatest extent possible to implement distance learning.

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Action News Jax is monitoring any announcement regarding online learning for Florida students in the Jacksonville area. There are no plans for online learning at this time for Nassau, Putnam and Baker counties. We will update the below list as new information becomes available.

Duval County

Students will begin online learning starting Monday, March 23. The Duval County school district is asking for parents to fill out a survey so they are aware of who has access to internet and a computer at home for online learning.

To fill out the survey, click here.

DCPS TECHNOLOGY HELP DESK NUMBER: 904-348-5200. The help desk is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The only families that should call the number are those who have no other way of completing the survey.

RELATED: How Duval County Public Schools’ home instruction program will work

Clay County

The school district said students will begin instruction virtually starting Monday, March 30.

Clay County Schools is asking parents to complete a survey to determine their child’s technology needs. Click here to complete the survey.

Nassau County

Enrichment lessons for distance learning will be available Wednesday, March 25. Online lessons will be online the following week. Families that don’t have access to technology at home can check out devices the following locations:

March 26 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.:

Southside Elementary

Emma Love Hardee

Yulee Primary

Yulee Elementary

Yulee Middle

Wildlight Elementary

March 27 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.:

Bryceville Elementary

Callahan Elementary

Callahan Intermediate

Callahan Middle

Hilliard Elementary

Hilliard Middle-Senior High

St. Johns County

Students will begin online learning on Monday March 30. Click here for any new information.

Columbia County

Columbia County students will be using remote learning. More information can be found here as soon as it is available.

Union County

Students will begin online learning starting Monday, March 23.

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