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Spring 2020 vs Fall 2020 Programs

Spring 2020 Remote Learning 
Fall 2020 In-Person
(semester-long choice*)
Option 1
Fall 2020 Fully Online
(semester-long choice*)
Option 2
Participation optional Participation required Participation required
Mainly self-paced Instruction from CSPS teachers, daily in-person (Phases 4-6) or daily remote live instruction (as needed in Phases 1-3, due to MI Safe Start Roadmap requirements. At-home blend of remote recorded instruction and intervention through an online course, as well as self-paced practice and work coordination by CSPS employees.
Low accountability Increased accountability:  attendance, grading & daily schedule. Increased accountability:  attendance, grading & engagement schedule.
High degree of flexibility Set daily schedule & more daily structure. Set daily schedule with some flexibility.
Multiple communications, links, platforms Single learning management system for instruction, assignments, communication through Canvas.
Single learning management system for instruction, assignments, commnication through an online course plus regular communication to
check-in.
Limited assessment and feedback Ongoing assessment & qualitative feedback. Ongoing assessment & qualitative feedback.
Differing expectations per grade level or class Consistent expectations across district and within buildings. Defined expectations across K-12 online school.
Followed rules from EO 2020-35 Extracurricular participation allowed under MI Safe Start Roadmap and following eligibility guidelines. Extracurricular participation allowed under MI Safe Start Roadmap and following eligibility guidelines.
  For students hoping to have in-person classes on the CSPS campus, as allowed by MI Safe Start Roadmap. For motivated students woho may not be able to attend in-person classes due to medical conerns or other considerations.
 
*Options chunked into 2 semesters per school year; families will be most successful if committing to a semester or a year for continuity of learning.  We recognize that some students may need to make a change for various reasons.  We will work with families to determine best options for their child.