Orange County parents set to choose back-to-school option for students

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Parents in Orange County are set to select an option to return their students back to the classrooms after the county gave an extension.

Orange County Public Schools elected to give parents extra time by moving the deadline from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Monday.

Read: Orange County Public Schools superintendent discusses possible reopening plans


Parents will be able to choose one of three back-to-school options: Face-to-face, LaunchED at home, or virtual school.

So far the district said 140,000 out of its about 212,000 students have completed choice registration.

If parents don’t choose one of the options for their children, they’ll be defaulted into face-to-face instruction.

Read: Keeping track of back-to-school plans in Central Florida

Stay tuned to Channel 9 Eyewitness News for updates.

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.

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