When should schools reopen?

The purpose of this tool is to assist administrators in making (re)opening decisions regarding K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is important to check with state and local health officials and other partners to determine the most appropriate actions while adjusting to meet the unique needs and circumstances of the local community.

Statement from CEA President Jeff Leake on Governor Lamont’s decision to keep schools closed until May 20

We appreciate Governor Lamont’s response to the state’s ongoing public health emergency. The first priority must always be to protect the health and safety of our students, teachers, and communities. We support the governor and the medical professionals who say keeping schools closed will help lessen the strain on our hospitals, and preserve more lives.…