BOSTON (CBS) — A new survey by the Boston Globe shows Boston students are split on whether they want to return to a classroom at all this fall. Of the respondents, 51% said they preferred the hybrid learning model and 49% favored remote-only learning.

All students will begin with remote learning on Sept. 21. That will continue into October when students who opted for hybrid learning will be phased into the schools.

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Of the students who said they wanted hybrid, 73% were white, while more Black, Asian, and Hispanic students selected remote learning over hybrid learning. Some of the highest areas of support for remote-only learning came from Roxbury, Mattapan, Hyde Park, and Chinatown, while neighborhoods like the North End, Downtown, West Roxbury, West End, and Charlestown showed more support for hybrid learning. 

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Of the English learners, 47% of respondents preferred hybrid and 53% liked remote learning. Forty-four percent of the district’s homeless students who responded preferred hybrid, compared to 56% who liked remote.

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Seventy-one percent of the city’s students responded to this survey, which was conducted the last week in August, the Boston Globe said.