Schools to Make Long-Term Strategic Plans for COVID-19
Governor Tim Walz signed Executive Order 20-02, authorizing the temporary closure of Minnesota K-12 public schools to students in order for school administrators and teachers to make long-term plans for the continuity of education and essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools will be closed to students by Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, March 27 to accommodate this planning between school staff, teachers, and administrators with guidance from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
“My top priority as Governor is the safety of Minnesotans. As a former teacher, and father of two teenage kids . . . . .