MPS' Benjamin Franklin School going virtual after passing COVID-19 threshold

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Posted at 11:02 AM, Nov 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-05 12:02:16-04

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Public Schools' Benjamin Franklin School is taking classes virtually Friday after passing the COVID-19 case threshold.

While teachers will remain in the building, students will take their classes from home starting Friday. They will return to the school for in-person instruction on Tuesday, Nov. 16, MPS said in a statement.

Total cases at the school passed 3 percent, and according to MPS protocol, when that happens, all students must be taught virtually for a period of time.

Trowbridge Street School of Great Lakes Studies is also being taught virtually and students are set to return to classrooms on Nov. 12.

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