Learning Scenarios Overview

  • Each BCCS family may select between two learning model options below for the 2020-2021 school year. 

    Option 1: Flexible plans based on COVID-19 cases in our community. 

    In option 1, students and families can expect to move between one or more of the following learning scenarios throughout the school year. BCCS will follow the guidance provided by Governor Walz and the Safe Learning Plan to determine the model of learning in the school district using data from Hennepin County, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, and Minneapolis to help us understand the rate of COVID-19 transmission in our immediate community. 

    1. Distance Learning 2.0: All students participate in full-time online learning. Live virtual class sessions with grade-level instruction will take place four days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday). One day per week will be dedicated to additional one-on-one virtual support for students.
    2. Limited Campus Hybrid: BCCS will start the school year in this model through at least Friday, October 9. Most students in grades E-12 participate in full-time online learning. Select student groups will receive support onsite including students who receive educational support primarily in a special education setting (ex: center-based programs) and others to be determined. Mental health services, resources and other supports will continue to be available onsite for students and families.
    3. Expanded Campus Hybrid: A combination of in-person and online learning, students in grades K-12 will learn onsite two days per week and engage in online learning three days per week.
    4. In-person Learning: Grades K-12 students attend school every day, with additional precautions including wearing masks and practicing social distancing where possible.
Learning models
  • Option 2: BC Online, a full-time online learning program.  

    Families who want the certainty of full-time online learning with no movement between models may opt into the BC Online learning program. This option does not include any in-person instruction and will operate independently from the other plans. In order to ensure appropriate staffing levels, we ask that families who select this option commit to the program for a minimum of nine weeks, or an academic quarter. Registration closed Friday, August 21 but will reopen for quarter 2 later this fall. If you have any questions, please contact online.learning@bccs286.org.