Gov. Reeves calling for all schools to remain closed through April 17

Published 10:17 am Thursday, March 19, 2020

Gov. Tate Reeves is calling for schools in Mississippi to keep their doors closed through April 17.

The announcement came during a press conference Reeves held via Facebook Live Thursday morning.

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Posted by Tate Reeves on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

As cases of coronavirus continue to grow, thousands of students are at home across the state. More closures were announced Wednesday and some colleges have already made plans to cancel graduation commencement ceremonies.

School districts across the Coast have been working diligently to provide online learning resources for students.

For more information on the specific resources your child’s school is offering, make sure to keep an eye on the schools and/or district’s social media pages and websites.