K-12 schools closed for rest of the year
Inslee extends March 13 order, will rely on online learning
Last updated 4/16/2020 at 6:43pm
OLYMPIA – In a joint appearance Monday afternoon, April 6, Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal announced the extension of school closures for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. The order keeps both public and private schools closed in accordance with the governor’s original order on March 13.
The governor’s proclamation prohibits in-person instruction through June 19, with exceptions for students with disabilities and English language learners for whom distance learning would present challenges. Facilities remain accessible for limited use,...