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Milwaukee's Walt Whitman School transitioning to virtual learning

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Posted at 5:29 PM, Oct 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-14 18:29:22-04

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee's Walt Whitman School is transitioning to virtual learning after COVID-19 cases passed the 3 percent threshold.

Milwaukee Public Schools said in a statement Thursday that students will return to in-person learning on Oct. 26.

The policy with MPS is if cases surpass 3 percent of the total population of a school within a two-week period, students are sent home for virtual learning for two weeks.

Staff will continue to work from the school.

Others schools are currently teaching virtually as well. They are:

  • Maple Tree Elementary School
  • Metcalfe School
  • LaFollette
  • Milwaukee Sign Language

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