Atlanta Public Schools has announced it will delay the return of students in grades 3-12 for in-person learning due to the high number of COVID-19 cases.

Grades 3-5 will now return on Feb. 8. Students in grades 6-12 will now return on Feb. 16. Pre-K through 2nd grade as well as special education students will still return as scheduled on Jan. 25.

Watch the video from Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring below.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.