Tag: school closings

Kansas schools will not open until after Labor Day, Gov. Laura Kelly said in a press conference this afternoon. Kelly said she plans to issue an executive order Monday to delay the opening of schools,…

Missouri’s Harry Truman famously displayed a sign on his Oval Office desk: “The Buck Stops Here.” Nothing could have been clearer. In the end, the president is responsible for the nation’s well-being, regardless of the…

Kansas became the first state in the nation Tuesday to declare its schools would close for the remainder of the school year.  By now, a majority of states have closed their schools, though to a…

At least 56,000 schools across the United States are closed or planning to close in an urgent effort to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Some 29.5 million children in grades K-12 will be…

All “non-essential” businesses in Allen, Anderson, Bourbon and Woodson counties were advised to close their doors beginning Tuesday morning to help curtail the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus that is sweeping the nation. Rebecca Johnson,…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly and Kansas’ top education official on Sunday urged public schools to remain closed this week, and the state health department called for people who are traveling outside the…