The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) continues to provide new information and updates on Fall 2020 School Reopening. This August 3, 2020 edition of Fall Reopening Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) includes some new questions/answers, as well as updates from the FAQ issued on July 10, 2020. Questions and answers that are unchanged, revised, or new are noted in each response.  Go to  fall-reopening-faq_08_03_2020   for a copy of the School reopening  FAQ.  If you have a question about COVID-19 and elementary or secondary education please email    and also make sure to visit the COVID-19 DESE Website at