State Education Department Issues Updated Guidance to Schools Regarding Novel Coronavirus During Statewide School Closure

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 03/18/2020 - 14:43

The New York State Education Department recently issued updated guidance in accordance with Executive Order 202.4, which requires that school districts, charter schools and non-public schools to close no later than today, March 18, 2020, for a period of two weeks, ending April 1, 2020 due to the Novel Coronavirus outbreak. The guidance will assist school districts as they establish a COVID-19 plan for alternative instructional options, distribution and availability of meals, and child care, with an emphasis on serving children of parents in the health care profession or first responders who are critical to the response effort.

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