by: Scott McCaulley
The Branson School District held a make-up day earlier this month Virtually using the Alternative Methods of Instruction Program that has been used by other schools around the country.
AMI is designed to allow students to get their work in during days classes are called off due to weather or sickness or possible other reasons.
Dr. Brad Swofford, Superintendent of Branson Schools, on Wednesday’s “Ozarks Now” Program on KRZK talked about how AMI can help schools by allowing them to control their calendar and could help prevent late endings to school years.
Dr. Swofford also said the AMI Day was a bigger application of the program that they have used during the school year to help students in COVID-19 Quarantines and that all went well during the first full day of use.
The complete interview with Brad Swofford is below: