MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Teachers at Shelby County Schools will not return to the classrooms today as a boil water advisory is still in effect.
SCS made the announcement Saturday evening, according to the Commercial Appeal.
District offices are closed Monday and Tuesday, with teachers working remotely.
The SCS school board will meet virtually Tuesday, according to the CA.
Classes are continuing virtually, but are designated as asynchronous learning days through Friday, according to a tweet from SCS.
This means students complete assignments on their own, rather than with a teacher leading instruction.
According to the CA, this switch to asynchronous learning will allow SCS teachers and staff to continue planning for a return to in-person learning.
SCS students in grades PreK to 5th grade are still scheduled to return to classrooms on March 1.
Students in grades 6th through 12th grades will return March 8.
SCS told teachers they will have an update about a return to buildings by Wednesday, according to the CA.