All Missouri public and charter schools will remain closed through the remainder of the academic year, Gov. Mike Parson announced via Facebook post at 3 p.m. today.
"We are ordering all Missouri public and charter schools to remain closed through the remainder of the academic year with the exceptions of nutrition services and child care that are outlined in our recent health order," he wrote.
This recommendation was made by working together with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and several school superintendents from across the state, from both urban and rural districts, according to Parson.
Schools should continue remote learning for their students until the end date previously set on their academic calendars, he wrote.
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