JACKSON — Today,
Governor Tate Reeves announced that schools in Mississippi will remain
closed for the rest of the school year to slow the spread of
To ensure that Mississippi students' education continues through the
remainder of the school year, Governor Reeves is asking every school to
submit distance learning plans to mitigate and enhance their learning.
He is also asking that educators prepare for summer or early fall
learning as an option for make-up school.
"I know how hard teachers, students, all staff, and parents have
been working during this dangerous time. You have my deep respect and
sincere admiration. It has been so encouraging to see the efforts of
our education community to protect the people of Mississippi while
ensuring learning takes place. I know our education community will
do whatever it takes to make sure Mississippi kids don’t fall
behind," said Governor Tate Reeves.
The Governor will be issuing an executive order shortly with details
for school districts to develop enhanced learning plans for their
students and their communities.
You can view his full remarks here.