Students to return

E-learning Jan. 4, back to school on Jan. 5

At its meeting Thursday, Dec. 16, the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education approved an e-learning day for students county-wide on Jan. 4, which means students will return to their classrooms on Wednesday, Jan. 5, not Tuesday like originally scheduled.

The purpose of the day is to allow Escambia County teachers to attend a professional development training provided by the district.

“It's a two day training that gives us an opportunity to start the new year off with with our teachers and students,” said School Superintendent Michelle McClung. “We can reset expectations and standard...