The Duneland School
Corporation has announced the elimination of the eLearning day scheduled for
In a press release
the administration said that the DSC “believes in the evaluation of programs
and practices within our schools to maximize the opportunity for all our
students to succeed. We have listened to the concerns of our school
community, including parents, guardians, and staff, regarding the number of
eLearning days in our 2018-2019 school calendar.
on the use of these days, we believe our students have had ample opportunity
to practice learning in a way that prepares them as 21st Century learners.
Additionally, our staff has utilized this time to reflect on curriculum and
to receive professional development.
discussion, Duneland School officials have decided to eliminate the
Wednesday, April 3 eLearning day from the 2018-2019 school calendar. This
decision means that students will now attend school on Wednesday, April 3
and will not stay home for an eLearning day.”
May 7 eLearning Day
The one eLearning
date remaining on this year’s school calendar is the Tuesday, May 7, primary
This day will be
held as scheduled.
“Many of our
schools are used as voting sites, so we believe that it is the safest choice
to have our schools closed to students on election day. We will utilize this
remaining day with staff to continue progress on our professional
development goals as students have one final eLearning opportunity for this
school year,” the press release said.
“We are thankful
for the ongoing support, feedback, and partnerships we have with parents and
the entire Duneland community. We will continue to rely on these
partnerships as we move forward in making recommendations for reducing the
number of eLearning days for the 2019-2020 school calendar.”
A revised 2018-2019
Duneland School Corporation calendar is under Resources/Documents & Forms at