The Roanoke School Board is expected to review the recommendation at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday.
The clock is ticking: Roanoke County students start classes in less than three weeks.
The plan could conceivably change between now and when the school board votes to approve it, likely sometime in early August.
A task force of local organizations plan to work together to expand day programs and assist families in finding child care.
Love was on full display Saturday during the inaugural Black Fathers Festival, hosted by local organizations Black Father Family, Fathers Achieving Mindfulness and Roanoke City Public Schools.
"As we part ways, each of us must look for the next opportunity for change, without forgetting who has helped us to get where we are and why we are still pushing forward," said Valedictorian Michael Habib.
"This is just to provide you with the information that you need so that you can make the best choices for your families and for your loved ones," said Superintendent Verletta White.
The festival will honor Black fathers and show how fatherhood comes in many forms.
The Roanoke Education Association wants Roanoke City Public Schools to scale back its proposed reopening plan.