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All Arizona schools closing effective Monday March 16 through Friday March 27

As Arizona and 49 other states learn more about the ever evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, or Corona-virus, some have made decisions regarding school attendance.

Governor Doug Ducey and schools superintendent Kathy Hoffman made an announcement Sunday. All Arizona schools will close from Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27. Furthermore, this includes all 39 Maricopa county area school districts. “The safest place for children during this time is at home,” Ducey and Hoffman wrote in a letter.

Thus far, nine states, including Arizona, and Washington D.C have decided to close all education facilities until further notice.

Sources used for this article include azcentral.com, azfamily.com, fox10phoenix.com

Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He was previously on air middays with his own show The Sugar Rush, 6-9 am on The Morning Beat with Steve and Jeff, and can now be heard during the afternoon drive 3 to 5 pm at 88.7 The Pulse.