K-12 closings tracker: Schools closings and shifts online begin to decline

K-12 closings tracker: Schools closings and shifts online begin to decline

Closures will last days to weeks as district leaders cope with staffing shortages and try to stem COVID transmissions

By: Matt Zalaznick | January 27, 2022

The Madison City School District in Wisconsin, for example, has moved to virtual learning until Feb. 1. And Lewisville ISD in Texas is closed until Jan. 31. “We’ve received many emails with some great questions, and a good number showing understanding and offering support,” Lewisville’s interim superintendent, Gary Patterson, said of announcing the closure. “Of course we’ve received a few expressing frustration, disappointment and even anger.”

ere’s a rundown of the latest in-person learning closures due to COVID:

ALABAMA: Huntsville City Schools and Madison County Schools have gone remote until Jan. 31.

 

GEORGIA: Seminole County Schools is moving its middle/high school to distance learning through Jan. 28.

 

IDAHO: Bonneville Joint School District #93 is closed on Jan. 28.

 

KENTUCKY: Franklin County School District is closed until Jan. 31.

 

MINNESOTA: Brooklyn Center Community Schools has moved to online learning at home until Jan. 31.

 

MISSOURI: Park Hill District is closed until Jan. 31 due to staffing shortages.

 

TENNESSEE: Greenville City Schools is closed until Jan. 31 due to staffing shortages. Bristol Tennessee City Schools will close Jan.

24, Jan. 31 and Feb. 7 so part-time educational assistants can work full days on Tuesdays-Fridays to maximize coverage in classrooms.

 

TEXAS: Lewisville ISD is closed until Jan. 31.

 

WASHINGTON: Blaine School District has moved to remote learning until Jan. 31. The Mount Baker School District has moved an elementary school to remote learning until Jan. 31.

WISCONSIN: Madison City School District has moved to virtual learning until Feb. 1.