DENVER (KDVR) — A survey to gauge technology available at home for Denver Public Schools students to learn online will end at noon Tuesday. DPS is encouraging parents and guardians to fill it out ahead of the deadline to guarantee students are prepared for online learning scheduled to start April 7.
In the survey, parents or guardians are asked if students have a Wifi enabled device like a laptop or tablet and if the home is equipped with Wifi. DPS will provide tools to students that do not have the necessary technology at home to learn online.
Mayor Michael Hancock said parents and guardians can pick up online learning tools from DPS, regardless of the stay-at-home order that goes into effect at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Low-income students that continue to receive breakfast and lunch from DPS and will also continue to be allowed to pick up meals from school despite the stay-at-home order.
Beginning Tuesday, students in Douglas County School District will start learning online. Parents of students that do not have capabilities to learn online at home are asked to fill out a survey and alert the district of technology needs.
Cherry Creek School District will begin online learning on Monday, March 30.