Cleaning & Ventilation FAQs

  • Will shared materials and textbooks be disinfected between use?

  • What type of cleaning and disinfection products will be used?

  • What has the district done to improve ventilation in the schools?

  • What about ventilation for rooms with no outside access (windows or doors)?

  • What standard are you planning to meet regarding % of fresh air coming into the buildings?

  • How is the district cleaning to meet new requirements in the schools?

  • What is the plan for cordoning off areas and deep cleaning those areas when a student or staff member with probable or confirmed COVID-19 illness has worked/touched surfaces?

  • Is there sufficient staff to do the required cleaning before opening and on an ongoing basis once school returns?

  • How will school playgrounds be cleaned?

  • What is the regular cleaning schedule?

  • How will desks (inside and out) and shared materials/tools be cleaned between groups of students?

  • What plans are in place for high-touch surfaces? Supplies needed? Training of staff? Schedule of disinfection? Allowable/not allowable manipulatives, supplies? Protocols on sharing items?

  • What steps have been taken to provide additional materials/tools to reduce the need for sharing and sanitizing?