Parents can request an opt out for their child for virtual instruction

Parents can request an opt out for their child for virtual instruction


Parents of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students can request to opt their child out of virtual instruction. Parents must complete the application linked below. The application closes at midnight on Friday, Sept. 4.

Click here to complete the application. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Parents cannot request a mix of online learning and recorded instruction. The application also was provided to parents by email last month.

School principals will receive a list of students approved for recorded instruction. Teachers will record lessons and share with students in individual StudentVue accounts. Recorded lessons are shared by teachers under the Class Website section of StudentVue.

Students will have 72 hours to watch a recorded lesson. Parents and students are not able to download recorded lessons. Students are counted as present and provided credit for participation.

Teachers will notify school administrators if a student approved for recorded instruction is not completing required assignments. Work submission expectations are the same for students completing recorded submissions.  Students are responsible for submitting all assignments on time. Parents will be contacted by school administrators for a support meeting if their child is not completing and submitting assignments on time.

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,521 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event. CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

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