Miami-Dade School Board votes to cut ties with online platform

Beset by a number of problems to start the academic year, the district will now allow teachers and students to use other platforms for remote learning
By: | September 10, 2020

The Miami-Dade County School Board voted unanimously Thursday morning to stop using the online learning platform My School Online following two weeks of issues during the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Students and teachers will now use other platforms, such as Microsoft Teams. School officials said there is no financial consequence to the change because the contract with My School Online was never fully executed. Members of the School Board received an earful from 400 parents and teachers about the K-12 failures and the chaos that has ensued during the first two weeks of school, including cybersecurity breaches.

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