The ranks of area schools that are going back to online classes for the upcoming school year is growing.

Holt Public Schools announced today that they will be going all virtual schooling for the upcoming school year.

East Lansing Public schools appear to be heading there as well, and the school board meets tonight (Monday) and will be briefed on the Superintendent's plan for the remote school year.

Grand Ledge Public Schools are still developing a plan for the fall that would include two options: Traditional in-person learning or fully remote learning.

Jackson Public schools have not yet announced a plan for their upcoming school year.

Lansing Public Schools are encouraging families to complete a survey to share information regarding their student's access to technology and learning materials at home. Right now the Lansing District plans to be online only during the fall.

Okemos Public School officials say that they plan to meet the state requirements and will announce their decision sometime in August.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the state, country and world, our lives and those of our children are facing a new normal.

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