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Saraland City Schools’ Successful Reopen Offers Lessons Learned

Saraland City Schools in Mobile County was one of the first systems in Alabama to reopen schools for in-person instruction this fall amid COVID-19. With many other districts planning to reopen in the coming weeks, we wanted to highlight how one district did it. A+ VP for Policy Matt Smith spoke with Supt. Dr. Aaron Milner and other district/school leaders about the decision to reopen and how school has gone for the first 8 weeks.

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The A+ Parent Portal Is a New Resource for Families, Caregivers and Schools

A+ Education Partnership works to ensure great schools for every child. In the era of COVID-19, we want to ensure that a great school experience extends beyond the brick and mortar school to the living room. Dr. Matt Smith, Vice President for Policy, introduces the new A+ Parent Portal, offering families and caregivers quick access to help for guidance and decision making, at-home learning support, and coping and well-being.

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