DeSoto County Schools working on plan for reopening schools in the fall

WATCH: DeSoto County Schools working on plan for reopening schools in the fall

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. — The Desoto County School System is still working on plans for reopening schools in the fall, Superintendent Cory Uselton told FOX13 Tuesday.

Those plans could change and come in multiple forms.

Uselton said the plan that goes into effect this fall for the school year depends on what kind of guidance the school system gets.

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“It depends on what type of guidance we get and how much flexibility we have on the local level to make those decisions,” Uselton said.

The superintendent told FOX13 that the school system has to be prepared for multiple scenarios and has to be flexible.

“We have to have a Plan A and a Plan B and a Plan C and D and just know that the plan will have to somewhere between those,” he said.

Uselton said he hopes that directions from the state solidify within the next month.

“What we are hoping is that as we get into mid-June and July we can narrow the focus and we can make every preparation so we can return to school first day,” said Uselton.

Plans for more distance learning are also in the works if they are needed.

“We have a meeting with all the superintendents regarding distance learning and if we had to implement distance learning again what would our needs be,” he said.

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