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IOWA SCHOOLS TO REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH APRIL BUT ASKED TO RESUME LESSONS

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IOWA GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS HAS EXTENDED HER MANDATE TO CLOSE IOWA SCHOOLS THROUGH APRIL 30TH.

OC………..AND SCHOOL STAFF. :21

THE GOVERNOR IS STILL HOPEFUL IOWA SCHOOLS CAN EVENTUALLY REOPEN:

OC……AT THE RIGHT TIME. :20

ANN LEBO, DIRECTOR OF IOWA’S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, SAYS SCHOOLS IN THE STATE MUST DECIDE IN THE MEANTIME HOW TO FINISH EDUCATING THEIR STUDENTS ONLINE THIS ACADEMIC YEAR:

OC…………..SUBMIT THEIR DECISION. :15

LEBO SAYS THOSE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT DON’T RESUME LESSONS WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE THEIR STUDENTS MAKE UP THE WORK LATER:

OC………POINT IN TIME. :14

THE IOWA EDUCATION DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE WILL HAVE A VARIETY OF RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS TO USE.

GOVERNOR REYNOLDS SAYS SHE KNOWS IT’S A DIFFICULT TIME FOR IOWA’S TEACHERS AND STUDENTS, AND THANKED EDUCATORS FOR DEALING WITH THE CHANGES.