Gov. Kelly Orders All Kansas Schools to Close for the Remainder of the Year

Joe Denoyer - March 17, 2020 4:47 pm

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has ordered all of the state’s K-12 schools to close for the remainder of the school year, moving instruction online as the state responds to the coronavirus pandemic.

Gov. Kelly and the state Department of Education held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss developments and recommendations related to COVID-19.

“This difficult decision comes comes after close consultation with the education professionals here today who represent local school boards, school administrators and local teachers,” the governor said.

 

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