Governor Kemp Closes Schools Through April 24th




Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp issued Executive Order 03.26.20.02closing public elementary and secondary schools for in-person instruction through April 24, 2020. Students may return to school on Monday, April 27, 2020.

“I am deeply grateful to State School Superintendent Richard Woods, the Georgia Department of Education, superintendents, and parents for keeping us informed and helping us make the right decision for our students,” said Governor Kemp. “Throughout this process, we will continue to seek the advice of public health officials, school leaders, and families to ensure the health and safety of the educational community. As we approach April 24, 2020, we ask for continued patience and flexibility since circumstances may change, but we encourage families to stay strong and follow the guidance of federal, state, and local leaders in the weeks ahead.”

The University System of Georgia and Technical College System of Georgia will remain closed for in-person instruction through the rest of the semester since students have already transitioned to all online learning.




1 Comment

  1. Opening school back on April 27 is a huge mistake especially for Albany, Georgia where numbers of cases of Coronavirus continues to rise. Kemp you have many residents of the state very upset with you they are saying you will not do what needs to be done and I agree . Be the leader that you were voted to be opening school will be a nistake you will not be able to make up for.

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