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Southfield Schools: Too Dangerous To Teach Classes, But Do Send Kids For $150 Per Week Daycare

Southfield Public Schools is offering online classes only as the 2020-2021 school year commences. A district "Early Childhood Education" program for children from birth to 5 years old is also online only, according to C&G Newspapers.

The district has stated the decision to limit instruction to online-only "has been made due to a large number of COVID-19 cases in our region."

Yet, the school district has allowed a private company to offer day care services at one of its schools. The cost is $150 per week. According to the school district, 30 percent of the parents they surveyed said they need full-day care.

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