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Thursday, March 19, 2020: BCS Providing Instructional Enrichment Resources for Families

coronavirus update BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- (Thursday, March 19, 2020) -- Birmingham City Schools (BCS) is providing instructional enrichment resources for students and families during the school closure. 

While no assignments or grading are taking place, district leaders ask families for their support in ensuring students remain engaged through both digital resources as well as activities at home. BCS has developed a variety of enrichment options including Curriculum & Instruction Resources, Resources for Families and Enrichment Practice at Home at

Additionally, the BCS Child Nutrition Program (CNP) team is providing expanded meal services for students, beginning through Friday, April 3. More than 40 schools across the district and more than 15 community centers across the city are offering extended meals weekdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Additionally, the district is also partnering with other local school systems to provide free meals to students at a variety of locations in the area regardless of school zone. 

BCS leaders are grateful for the outreach of those offering to provide meal support for scholars. The district invites any individuals and organizations offering to provide support to email


Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring and her senior leadership team, in support of the Birmingham Board of Education, are committed to keeping scholars, families, employees and stakeholders informed related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Connect with BCS on FacebookTwitterLinkedInInstagram, and online at for updates.