Update at 2:35 p.m. — Young ones will be back again in class (just about) tomorrow.
“Our support provider repaired the destroyed cable right away and restored provider late this morning,” Arlington Community Educational institutions explained Wednesday afternoon. “As of 1 p.m., APS network solutions have been restored. Distance learning will resume for all college students, tomorrow, Oct. 22.”
Earlier: A fiber optic cable minimize in Vienna has led to the cancellation of length mastering today.
Arlington Community Educational facilities claims the network outage caused by the “major fiber cut” has knocked out units needed for remote lessons.
“Our Web Company Company has not been capable to restore services and is continuing to work to solve the problem,” APS claimed in an email to households. As of very last night, the faculty method stated “there is no estimate for restoration.”
Meal providers and higher university pools are unaffected by the closure. APS is, even so, pushing again the deadline for some families make back again-to-university alternatives on-line.
“Due to the network outage, today’s deadline for earning Amount 2 options in ParentVUE for learners in grades PreK-5 and choose CTE classes has been extended to Fri, Oct. 23,” APS mentioned.
“We apologize for any inconvenience this has induced and again, thank you for your tolerance,” the college email concluded. “We will continue to give updates right now and will notify you when provider is restored.”
Arlington County’s internet site, meanwhile, is nonetheless down as of 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Team will have restricted entry to some network products and services. This community outage is because of to a key fiber minimize which occurred late yesterday afternoon.
Food solutions are not afflicted and will go on as prepared, and there is no impression to the Aquatics Facilities.
— Arlington Public Colleges (@APSVirginia) October 21, 2020
We apologize for any inconvenience this has brought on and again, thank you for your endurance. We will go on to deliver updates and will notify you when provider is restored.
— Arlington Public Educational facilities (@APSVirginia) October 21, 2020