Via STLToday.com > Gov. Mike Parson ordered all classrooms in Missouri to remain closed through the end of the school year Thursday.
The announcement came as 77 people in the state have died because of the coronavirus as of Thursday. More than 3,500 have tested positive.
“We are ordering all Missouri public and charter schools to remain closed through the remainder of the academic year with the exceptions of nutrition services and child care that are outlined in our recent health order,” Parson said in a Facebook post.
Although all school districts and charter schools had already closed voluntarily, Parson formally ordered schools to shut down on March 21 in an attempt to control the spread of COVID-19. Read more at STLtoday.com
On a related note, Sports Illustrated posted a story yesterday noting
Administrators and insiders weigh in as the coronavirus threatens the college football season—and explain why the entire NCAA system could hang in the balance.