DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — The Downingtown Area School Board voted to return to full in-person instruction on Wednesday night. The district will welcome back students full-time on March 15.
Parents, students and teachers made their voices heard during public comments.READ MORE: Fall Full-Capacity Concerts, Xfinity Live! Preparing To Reopen Has Philadelphia's Stadium District Buzzing With Energy
Caryn Ghrayeb was the only board member to vote no.READ MORE: Tolls Increasing Sunday On 8 Delaware River Crossings Connecting Pennsylvania, New Jersey
“My vote is based on the way this plan has evolved. There is no input from the community and its creation feels like it has been created behind closed doors,” Ghrayeb said.
“We miss our teachers too. Staring at a screen is not school, please open our schools now,” one student said.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania's Democratic Senate Race Raises Simmering Divisions Inside Party
Fridays will be a virtual learning day for most students.