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Sun Mar 29, 2020, 01:06 AM

New Mexico public schools closed for rest of year [View all]

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. New Mexico public schools will remain closed for the rest of the current academic year, and local districts and charters will be tasked with continuing to educate students from a distance a colossal charge that will unfold in the coming weeks.

Public Education Secretary Ryan Stewart said Friday that a statewide school closure will be extended for the rest of the academic year, due to rising coronavirus infection rates.

Its quite clear that its not yet safe to be able to bring our students back into school, Stewart said during a virtual news conference.

Public preschools and K-12 schools across the state were ordered to shut down effective March 16 to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Students were initially scheduled to go back to school April 6, though Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham recently warned that the closure could end up being even longer.

Read more: https://www.abqjournal.com/1437299/nm-public-schools-to-stay-closed-for-rest-of-year.html

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