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Alabama, Jefferson County

AL school closure

Arizona, Pima County

March 30, 2020: Governor Ducey and Superintendent Hoffman have announced an extension of school closures through the end of the 2019-2020 School Year.

Arizona, Tempe (Maricopa County)
California, Alameda County

Extend campus closures through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

California, Contra Costa County
California, Los Angeles City

Los Angeles Unified: May 1

California, Los Angeles County

L.A. Unified will not reopen campuses for start of school year

California, Riverside County

School Closure order

California, San Bernardino County

All San Bernardino County public schools have voluntarily closed as part of the effort to stop the spread of the virus, according to the County Superintendent of Schools.

California, San Diego

All public, charter and private schools may hold classes or school business operations on the school campus, provided the school complies with the measures contained in the State COVID-19 Industry Guidance

California, San Diego County

All public and private schools and universities are closed

California, San Francisco (City and County)

For preparation only. Schools are not allowed to be open for in-person instruction at this time. Preliminary health guidance for the school year 2020 to 2021, provided by the Department of Public Health. Each school district will develop their own plans and decisions to reopen from this guidance.

California, San Mateo County

Extend campus closures through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

California, Santa Clara County

Extend campus closures through the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

District of Columbia, Washington

Schools pursuing in-person activities should be implement the following measures in order to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission among students and staff.

Florida, Jacksonville/Duval County

Duval County has moved all schooling online, still no decision on reopening for 2020-2021 school year.

Georgia, Alpharetta

Presentation on potential options for reopening schools in Fulton County

Georgia, Atlanta

Page for general information related to Atlanta schools

Georgia, Cobb and Douglas County

Digital Learning to Continue through April 24

Georgia, DeKalb County

All Georgia public schools until April 24, 2020

Georgia, Fulton County

Atlanta’s Fulton County closes schools after employee tests positive

Illinois, Chicago

Under the amended Phase IV reopening classrooms, cafeterias, and other common spaces in schools are limited to 50% occupancy with no more than 50 people per room.

Statewide mitigation plan limits gatherings of students and staff to no more than 50 individuals indoors, or 100 individuals outdoors. Discourages assemblies or larger group gatherings with multiple cohorts.

Illinois, Du Page County

General letter about sharing of information about reopening of schools

Indiana, Indianapolis (Marion County)

Public Health Order 4-2021 requires social distancing in classrooms for grades 9-12. Provides that if 85% of classrooms can socially distance in-person learning is permitted. Elementary and Middle schools may conduct in-person learning. Provides safety standards for in-person learning. Provides a color coded system for extracurricular activities.

Louisiana, New Orleans

Announcement that students will start the school year with distance learning, with the goal of returning students to in-person learning after Labor Day.

Maryland, Baltimore City

All Maryland public schools are to remained closed through May 15. A draft reopening plan was released on August 14. Virtual learning is set to begin on September 8.

Maryland, Baltimore County

Schools closed through May 15

Maryland, Montgomery County (Rockville)

Schools closed through May 15

Maryland, Prince George's County

Schools closed through May 15

Massachusetts, Andover

State School Guidance

Massachusetts, Boston

BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS SHIFTS TO ALL REMOTE LEARNING DUE TO RISING COVID-19 CASES

Massachusetts, Cambridge

State School Guidance

Massachusetts, Essex County

State School Guidance

Massachusetts, Leominster

State School Guidance

Massachusetts, Worcester County

State School Guidance

Michigan, Detroit

Schools closed through the remainder of the academic year

Missouri, Jackson County

Close schools, with the support of superintendents from all 14 school districts, through Friday, April 3.

Nevada, Clark County

Governor Sisolak Announces Nevada School Buildings will not Re-Open During the 2019-20 School Year

New York, Monroe County

Officials in Monroe County are closing schools to practice social distancing

New York, New York City

NYC School Reopening Plan

New York, Suffolk County

School Closure Executive Order

Pennsylvania, Allentown

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that all schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.

Pennsylvania, Delaware County

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that all schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.

Pennsylvania, Erie County

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that all schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.

Pennsylvania, Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County

High schools and colleges must move to online instruction only, with the exception of clinical instruction for students in health sciences.

Texas, El Paso County

10/26 order (No.12) cancels all school extracurriculars.

Texas, Hidalgo County

Requires that all public and non-religious private schools must delay in-person classes until Sept. 8 By no later than Friday, August 21, 2020, each School System shall develop and submit a written plan with safety and health protocols for resuming in-person instruction and extracurricular activities to the Local Health Authority with jurisdiction over the school. School systems must make the plan available to parents and the general public.

Texas, Houston

Requires that all public and non-religious private schools must delay in-person classes until Sept. 8 By no later than Friday, August 21, 2020, each School System shall develop and submit a written plan with safety and health protocols for resuming in-person instruction and extracurricular activities to the Local Health Authority with jurisdiction over the school. School systems must make the plan available to parents and the general public.

Texas, Williamson County

On July 28, the Texas Attorney General’s office ruled that the Governor’s GA-28 Directive overrules local Health Authority Orders, and that such orders cannot be issued for schools on a pre-emptive, preventative basis. The Attorney General instructed schools to follow TEA guidance.

Virginia, Arlington

3/5/21: If community health conditions worsen, APS, in consultation with the Arlington County Public Health Department, will pause at the current level, reverse, or suspend all in-person instruction.

CURRENT RETURN LEVEL: Level 2 Phase 3/Level 3 Phase 1 L2 Phase 3: 3rd-5th grade students L3 Phase 1: 6th and 9th grade students Countywide Secondary Special Education Students

Elementary students will continue online learning through at least December. Level 2 of the school district’s hybrid, in-person learning plan was set to begin Nov. 12.

Virginia, Fairfax County

Grades 1-2 will return to class 3/9.

Washington, Seattle (King County)

On March 13, Governor Inslee ordered all public and private K–12 schools in Washington state to close.

Washington, Snohomish County

On March 13, Governor Inslee ordered all public and private K–12 schools in Washington state to close.

Washington, Tacoma-Pierce County

On March 13, Governor Inslee ordered all public and private K–12 schools in Washington state to close.

Wisconsin, Milwaukee County

Gov. Evers closes all WI schools for the rest of the school year.