Virtual learning at Kinston School

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Kinston, Ala. (WDHN)—Kinston School Principal Danny Branch says he doesn’t have that many students learning from home due to COVID-19.

But, he expects most to return back to the traditional classroom on campus after the current semester is over.

Kinston is a pre-k-through-12 grade educational facility in rural Southwest Coffee County.

At the beginning of the school year, Principal Danny Branch says some parents opted’ to keep their
children at home and go “Virtual learning” due to the COVID pandemic.

“We had very little in virtual education this year for the first nine weeks, but we did have some. The option is after the nine weeks they are able to come back and we have had
Several that has opted to come back. Even though those numbers are small, we have had some wanting to come back after the nine-week.”

In a small, close-knit community like Kinston. Parents are very involved in the
education of their children.

“For some its an option, but for many, it’s just better to send their children back to school as long as we’ve been following the protocol which we’ve been doing.”

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