Governor Extends School Closure Date

Earlier today, Governor Charles D. Baker modified an executive order that previously closed public schools, private schools and non-emergency daycare centers until Monday, April 6, 2020.  Under the new order, schools and non-emergency daycare centers will remain closed until at least Monday, May 4, 2020.

Governor Baker emphasized that during this closure, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (“DESE”) would work with school districts to further develop remote learning and educational programming.

We will continue to monitor federal and state guidance and legislation for further developments related to COVID-19.  If you have any questions, please contact us.

This update is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice.