Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced on April 18th that all K-12 schools in Florida will remain online and will not reopen their doors through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
“We spoke with folks throughout the state,” DeSantis said. “There were some differing opinions.
“As we looked at the clock, we’ve got pretty good momentum for distance learning, and given where we are in the school year,we felt that this was the best decision to go forward,” DeSantis said.
DeSantis acknowledged that students have had a hard time not seeing their friends. But he also felt that not every parent would be onboard with opening school back up yet and might keep their kids home anyway.