State education officials are reviewing school districts’ initial reopening plans and expect to issue guidance on athletics and extracurricular activities next week, Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeff Riley said Tuesday.
Speaking during a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce panel on school reopenings, Riley said his department will return feedback to districts on their plans this week so school committees can vote on reopening plans.
The Baker administration’s school reopening guidance, which is supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics, called for districts to prepare for three models of instruction — entirely in-person, entirely remote, and a hybrid — and to submit preliminary plans to the Department of Elementary and Secondary by last Friday. Final plans are due by August 10.
Riley said that while school committees will make…