Most Sarasota County Families Want to Return to Physical School

Last Night (7/22/20) Sarasota County Schools - Released Results of their Parent Survey, on which of the 3 School Options, they prefer for the start of the 2020-2021 School Year.

Last week the Sarasota County School Board voted to push the start of the school year back to Aug. 31.

UPDATED PARENT SURVEY RESPONSES: Please note these are the latest numbers from our Parent Survey.

There were 24,355 unduplicated responses. (Which accounts for more than half of the Districts Students)

67% Option 1: My child will be returning to their school in person.

26% Option 2: My child will be enrolled full-time remotely at his/her school.

7% Option 3: I will enroll my child in Sarasota Virtual School.

The top reasons cited by parents for a return to the classroom as their selection.

#1. Prefer in-person instruction with a teacher working with their child.

#2. Working parents who may have issues with child care.

These survey results were posted on the Sarasota County Schools, Facebook Page (last night - 7/22/20), that link is below...

You can also get more information on the Sarasota County School District Website here:

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