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Guilford County Schools holds meeting ahead of summer learning

Summer school starts Monday. This year’s program will be home to 1,600 educators.
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GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County Schools held a virtual meeting Wednesday to discuss summer learning.

According to GCS superintendent Dr. Sharon Contreras, almost 16,000 students are currently enrolled in summer school through the school system, as to compared to around 1,200 students who were enrolled back in 2019.

“It’s been a rough year-and-a-half and we are looking forward to resuming,” Contreras said. “We know COVID is still very much a reality in the community, in the state, in the world.”

Contreras said summer school begins Monday and said this year’s program will be home to 1,600 educators.

The superintendent said summer school this year will last a full day as compared to half-day classes which were previously held.

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