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Map: State education systems respond to coronavirus

Students, teachers, and families are adjusting to distance learning as the novel coronavirus disease has temporarily shut down schools across the country.

Click below on the map produced by Excel in Ed for state-by-state updates on actions education systems have taken in response to COVID-19.

Governor Walz has ordered Minnesota schools to remain closed through May 4. A waiver has been granted to the state for the accountability requirement of statewide testing in the 2019-20 school year. No announcement has been made yet on any changes to high school graduation requirements.




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    Sign up for this online webinar HERE! Governor Walz wants to force Minnesota drivers to comply with California’s vehicle regulations. This would make driving in Minnesota more expensive and less safe. Join Center of the American Experiment on January 28th at noon to discuss the California Car Mandates being proposed in Minnesota, and why we should oppose them. Sign up for this online webinar HERE!

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