FAQs for Families

  • How will Norfolk Public Schools work to support learning while schools are closed?

  • Will my child be graded on the learning activities he/she completes?

  • Will the learning activities be supplied for the full extent of the extended closure (remainder of the academic year)?

  • What if my child has questions about the material in the Learning in Place plans?

  • What is NPS doing to accommodate students with disabilities and students who have 504 plans?

  • Are the schools being deep cleaned during closure?

  • Will NPS provide alternative meal services throughout the entire time of closure?

  • What happens now with the nine-week grading period and grading for the end of the year?

  • How will graduation requirements be addressed? Are they still in effect?

  • How can I retrieve my child’s belongings or medication? Also, what do newcomers to the area need to do to enroll their children so they can take advantage of the Learning in Place plans?