By Ben Warwick

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Amid a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Adams and Arapahoe Counties, Aurora Public Schools will return to remote learning. The change will take effect starting on Monday.

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The board had previously decided that high schoolers would stay remote. That decision will be made by Monday, November 9th. If a different high school learning model is decided for high school, the start date would be Monday, November 16th.

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Elementary students will stay remote through Thanksgiving.

Preschool and Kindergarten students will stay in an in-person instruction model as they did in the first quarter of the school year. Students in individualized education plans, newcomer students in early-stage English development programs, and Pickens Technical College students will remain in an in-person model.

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Grab-and-Go meals will continue at any of the 47 drive-through locations from 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday though Friday, and at most high schools from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Ben Warwick