GCS to test viability of plexiglass in classrooms

Pelham Road Elementary School - Emily Gill
By 106.3 WORD
Released by Greenville County Schools.

Greenville County Schools is working with DHEC, our principals and facilities personnel to test the viability of plexiglass dividers in elementary school classrooms.

DHEC has given initial approval on these dividers.

The dividers would allow up to four students wearing masks to sit at one table with only three-feet of social distance between them.

Plexiglass divider - GCS

Each cluster of students would be separated by six feet, and because of how these dividers are designed, if one child were to test positive for COVID-19, the other three who shared their table would not have to be quarantined so long as safety protocols were followed.

(GCS) sent a survey to our teachers to get their input on plexiglass and the possibility of adding more in-person days for students.

The results of this survey will guide us in our decision-making. We expect to receive those results Monday afternoon with a possible announcement on Tuesday. 

 

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