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What is the CCPS Reopening Plan?
The CCPS Reopening Plan is a detailed outline of how the school system will resume instructional activities this fall. The Board of Education’s goal is to return all students and staff to school buildings for face-to-face instruction. The plan is fluid and based on information available from health partners. CCPS will use data and examine health conditions in the community to drive decisions about the movement of Phases to safely educate CCPS students and welcome all children and staff back to school buildings.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Education of Charles County voted to open schools for the 2020-21 school year in a virtual format for students. The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), state superintendent of schools, and the state and local health departments provided local school systems with guidance and requirements to open schools. State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon, along with approval from Gov. Larry Hogan, provided local school districts with the flexibility to provide parents, students and staff with options to open for the 2020-21 school year.

Key focal areas in the plan
The CCPS Reopening Plan is a 98-page document that includes detailed information about how the 2020-21 school year will operate. Important areas of focus are sample virtual student schedules, how CCPS will assess all students at the beginning of the school year, instructional details, special education compliance details, COVID-19 safety protocols, cleaning procedures and more.

This page includes a frequently asked questions area with questions for parents, staff, students. CCPS will add questions and provides answers as received. The FAQ area is a starting point for anyone interested in learning about the Reopening Plan but does not want to review the entire document. Questions not included can be sent by email to CCPS staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for review.