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Parent’s Playbook: South Bend schools to start with 8 weeks of eLearning
Updated: 2 hours ago
South Bend Schools superintendent, Dr. Todd Cummings, says the plan is more data-driven rather than date-driven.
Parent’s Playbook: PHM School Corporation Board of Trustees vote to start school year with e-Learning
Updated: 6 hours ago
The Penn Harris Madison School Corporation Board of Trustees voted in favor of e-Learning at the start of the school year.
Rochester to begin year with virtual classes, suspend sports until Aug. 24
Updated: 10 hours ago
Rochester schools will begin the year with virtual classes, and all athletic practices and games will be suspended until at least August 24.
Parents Playbook: Elkhart County Health Officer recommends in-person learning for upcoming school year
Updated: Jul. 31, 2020 at 5:47 PM EDT
The recommendation came as a surprise to some, even with the county's positive test rate decreasing in recent weeks.
Parent’s Playbook: Middlebury superintendent Jane Allen talks reopening plans
Updated: Jul. 31, 2020 at 5:26 PM EDT
Our Tricia Sloma spoke to the Middlebury superintendent about their back to school plans.
Elkhart Co. schools should open for in-person instruction, health officer says
Updated: Jul. 31, 2020 at 10:06 AM EDT
Elkhart County schools should open for in-person instruction, according to a recommendation from Elkhart County Health Officer Lydia Mertz, MD.
PHM to recommend virtual start to school year at next school board meeting
Updated: Jul. 30, 2020 at 5:25 PM EDT
The recommendation will be made at a school board meeting on Monday.
St. Joseph County Health Department releases guidance on schools reopening
Updated: Jul. 29, 2020 at 5:43 PM EDT
There are three zones: Red, yellow and green just like a traffic light.
Parent’s Playbook: Knox Community Schools Superintendent discusses getting back to school
Updated: Jul. 29, 2020 at 5:26 PM EDT
Knox Community Schools' first day back is next week. Tricia Sloma spoke with its superintendent about the learning options available, plus coronavirus numbers in Starke County.
School City of Mishawaka announces virtual start
Updated: Jul. 29, 2020 at 5:06 PM EDT
School City of Mishawaka confirms it won't start the school year off with in-person classes.
LaPorte Community Schools pushes back start date
Updated: Jul. 28, 2020 at 11:18 PM EDT
It's all part of an update to their "Getting Back on Track" COVID-19 plan.
Parent’s Playbook: Triton School Corporation superintendent discusses options
Updated: Jul. 28, 2020 at 5:41 PM EDT
Registration is underway for kids in the Triton school district and superintendent, Jeremy Riffle joins me now for Parent’s Playbook. Good to see you.
Parent’s Playbook: A conversation with Superintendent Jana Vance of Rochester Community Schools
Updated: Jul. 27, 2020 at 5:31 PM EDT
Our Tricia Sloma talked to Superintendent Dr. Jana Vance to learn more about their plans to do so safely.
Parent’s Playbook: Minding your mental health as schools open
Updated: Jul. 24, 2020 at 6:25 PM EDT
For this edition of Parent’s Playbook, we’re talking mental health and ways to stay balanced during a chaotic time in our nation’s history.
Elkhart Schools looking to help families this fall
Updated: Jul. 23, 2020 at 6:35 PM EDT
16 News Now spoke with leaders in the school district about how they’re working to make the start to the school year easier for parents.
Concord Community Schools explains hybrid in-person model for new school year
Updated: Jul. 22, 2020 at 7:15 PM EDT
Concord Community Schools plans to reopen under a hybrid model on August 12th.
Concord Community Schools releases reopening plan
Updated: Jul. 21, 2020 at 8:17 PM EDT
Concord Community Schools reveals their reopening plan for the upcoming school year.
South Bend schools announces changes to reopening plan
Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 10:01 PM EDT
South Bend Community School Corporation announced changes to its reopening plan on Monday night.
GALLERY: South Bend schools reopening plan
Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 9:48 PM EDT
Whitko Community Schools releases reopening plan
Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 8:58 PM EDT
Whitko Community Schools released their reopening plan for the school year on Monday.
Parent’s Playbook: Taking a look at Elkhart Community Schools’ plan for re-entry
Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 4:57 PM EDT
We’re taking a deep-dive into the plan in place for Elkhart Community Schools as they look to start the 2020-2021 school year on August 13th.