Blythe Bernhard is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
"We reject the idea of experimenting with our educational system," a former school board member said.
There are 52 students or staff members under quarantine for exposure to coronavirus
The last three weeks of fall semester courses and final exams will take place online.
Students and teachers no longer need to quarantine after exposure if all parties were wearing a mask
Fall courses at St. Louis University, Lindenwood and others will wrap up before Thanksgiving.
The district is the latest to pivot to virtual learning as coronavirus cases surge across the region.
Enrollment in public preschool fell by 31%, and kindergarten by nearly 10% across Missouri.
Students in preschool through second grade returned to school buildings one week ago
Four classrooms at Robinson Elementary are also under quarantine