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... in subsequent indoor classroom engagement. Once thought that time outdoors, even recess, would leave students keyed up and unable to focus when they returned for indoor classroom lessons, precisely the reverse seems to be true. The research paper suggests that schools like Free Union and many in Scandanavia confer advantages to growth and learning across the curriculum through instruction outdoors and indoors that the vast majority of schools in the United States are yet to embrace. More to follow!
With the support and guidance of our health team we have decided that, starting one week after spring break (April 18), wearing a mask outside will be optional. We will continue to require all students and adults to wear a mask indoors. This modification to our existing policy is consistent with our adherence to the guidance issued by the CDC and the Virginia Department of Health as we transition from pandemic to endemic protocols.
Please consult the Free Union Health Team's new protocols for when a student or a member of a school family tests positive or is exposed to COVID-19.
Planning to enroll your child in a new school is a complex decision that typically is motivated by the following advantages found in private elementary schools:
Among the best advice about changing schools that we have read is included in the 4 reasons your child may be ready to switch schools.
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