Hawaii’s Department of Education committed to begin school on Aug. 4 with a mix of in-person and distance learning.
The New Jersey Department of Education is requiring each school district to offer some form of in-person instruction this fall, although they can pursue a hybrid model.
New Mexico’s Public Education Department is calling on schools to begin the year in a hybrid model, with classrooms not exceeding 50 percent capacity.
Gov. Roy Cooper (D) announced schools will return in August with a hybrid model of learning. While Cooper is allowing school districts to operate online-only if they choose, they will not be allowed to have all students in-person every day.
All South Carolina schools must offer the option for students to attend classes in person, though hybrid models are acceptable, according to state guidance issued July 17.