Gov. Polis suspends in-person schooling through April 17

Colorado News

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DENVER– Governor Jared Polis signed an executive order suspending in-person learning in public and private schools across the state from March 23 to April 17 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The executive order directs Colorado school districts and the Charter School Institute to make every effort to provide alternative learning opportunities during this time while taking into account the needs of local communities. This order also directs the Commissioner of Education to issue guidance to support P-12 school systems in developing and implementing plans to assist families and students in accessing alternative learning, providing free and reduced lunch and breakfast, and offering waivers for instructional time as appropriate. Click here to read more.

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