• EXTEND DAY, OR LENGTHEN SCHOOL YEAR?
    JIMMY FOWLKES Believes Nottoway had covered more material than many other divisions when schools were shutdown by pandemic.
  • EXTEND DAY, OR LENGTHEN SCHOOL YEAR?
    JAMIE HIGGINS Concerned about longer school days and safety of young children watched after school by older siblings.
  • EXTEND DAY, OR LENGTHEN SCHOOL YEAR?
    SHELLI HINTON Says teachers are working harder than ever and that lengthening school year by 40 days isn’t fair to them or students.

EXTEND DAY, OR LENGTHEN SCHOOL YEAR?

School decision-makers in Nottoway County still aren’t sure how best to make-up missed instructional time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nottoway students haven’t been to class since March 13th, and uncertainty abounds on when and how school will resume in the Fall.

No Second

A proposal by the division’s leadership team -- to extend the school day by 30 minutes for the Fall semester -- failed to advance Thursday night.

On two occasions 30 minutes apart, District One member Bill Outlaw moved to adopt the recommendation by Supt. Dr. Tameshia Grimes, but both of his motions died for lack of a second.

 

 

 

 

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