Boston Public Schools will return to fully remote learning Thursday, due to an uptick in the city's coronavirus cases.
The citywide seven-day average had increased to 5.7% this week, up from 4.5% last week.
Students with the highest needs will be able to return to in-person learning after infection rates fall below 5% for two consecutive weeks, according to a city press release, gradually followed by other groups when that number reaches 4%.
Boston Public Schools started the school year remotely on Sept. 21, and was in the process of phasing students into classrooms.
This segment aired on October 22, 2020.