Fall 2020

COVID-19 Travel Order Mass.gov

Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. The Commonwealth has made great progress to slow the spread of COVID-19 and gradually re-open the economy, and all visitors have a responsibility to help us keep transmission levels as low as possible.


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Re-opening Plan

This July, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)The State released the “Initial Fall Reopening Guidance”, with additional plans to follow as schools plan to reopen schools for fall 2020.  The DESE guidance document requires students and staff to maintain social distances of three to six feet (depending on the activity), to wear face-masks (grades 2-12), and to organize students at the middle and high school levels by cohorts to minimize interaction. The guidance, endorsed by medical professionals, sets the expectation that children need to be back in school this fall while minimizing risk. On this page, you will find important information related to school opening along with links and documents to presentations and webpages that provide additional information about reentry to school.

CPS Fall 2020 Reopening Plan




Community and Parent Fall School Reopening Information Sessions


Parent Volunteer Input Session

On July 20th, three input sessions were held for those parents who volunteered to be part of the Teaching and Learning Working Group.  These sessions were held virtually using GoToMeeting and were recorded for future viewing. These sessions may be found using the links below.

DESE – Reopening Massachusetts Public Schools 2020-2021