Will schools be allowed to reopen for the 2020 - 2021 school year?

On Thursday, June 25, 2020, Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona announced details of the framework to allow all students – in all school districts statewide – the opportunity to have access to in-school, full-time instruction at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year.

This will go forward as long as public health data continues to support this model.

While Connecticut has determined reopening schools for in-person instruction can be achieved based upon the state’s successful COVID-19 containment efforts, this model will be supported with more intensive mitigation strategies and specific monitoring, containment, and class cancellation plans.

Here's where you can view the Executive Summary

The full report can be found here.


For additional guidance on undergraduate colleges and universities, visit the latest recommendations here.