Parents of Naperville District 203 students are appealing to district officials to expand the remote learning classes being offered this fall so they include the same courses being taught in person at schools.

The e-learning program is called the Online Academy, and students must enroll for the entire semester or they will automatically be placed in the district’s hybrid system under which they will attend classes in person on a part-time basis.

In reevaluating its initial Return to Learn Plan, district officials Tuesday said they have identified some areas that must be changed to ensure compliance with the state guidelines and to ensure a safe return to school.

The changes include suspending the deadline to select the Online Academy indefinitely and shifting the start of the school year to Sept. 1. The deadline had been July 29.

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