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Parents, teachers, tell us how you’re feeling about the first day of school

The Tampa Bay Times would like feedback as students return to in-person learning.
Crossing guard Sonia Rodriguez, 69, of Clearwater stops traffic as vehicles pass along Drew Street in Clearwater. Guards spend four hours for their certifications, three hours classroom and one hour of practical training. Pinellas County Schools’ students return to classes on Wednesday.
Crossing guard Sonia Rodriguez, 69, of Clearwater stops traffic as vehicles pass along Drew Street in Clearwater. Guards spend four hours for their certifications, three hours classroom and one hour of practical training. Pinellas County Schools’ students return to classes on Wednesday. [ CHRIS URSO | Times ]
Published Aug. 9, 2021|Updated Aug. 9, 2021

Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across Florida will return to classrooms this week and the Tampa Bay Times is looking for feedback from teachers and parents.

In Tampa Bay, Tuesday is the first day for Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando counties. Wednesday is the first day for Pinellas County.

Related: Tell us what you think about the return to school in Florida

Many children will return to in-person classrooms for the first time since early 2020. Others are deciding whether to wear masks given the rising COVID-19 numbers.

We’re wondering how teachers are feeling about this unique educational environment and how parents are feeling about the options for their children.

Please take a minute to complete this Google Form, or fill it out below. We will take your completion as consent for publishing your comments. A reporter may follow up with you.

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