DeWine extends closure of schools through May 1

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine announced today he’s extending the closure of schools through May 1.

DeWine said the decision shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone.

On March 12, DeWine ordered all kindergarten through grade 12 schools to close starting at the end of the school day March 16, through this upcoming Friday. DeWine has said a number of times it is possible students will not return for the remainder of this school year.


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