L.B.U.S.D to Close All Schools on March 16th Due to Coronavirus Concerns
All Long Beach Unified Schools, which serve 72,000 students, will shut down all campuses starting Monday, March 16th and resume April 20th in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. At this hour, there are no confirmed cases of the virus at any L.B.U.S.D schools, district says.
In a statement, L.B.U.S.D said "We will be setting up ways to continue the learning process, and to provide meals for our students who rely on them. We are considering what, if any, childcare options we can extend to families during this unplanned closure". According to the Press Telegramhttp://www.lbschools.net/Departments/Newsroom/article.cfm?articleID=2834
Here's the Situation:
L.B.U.S.D's announcement came a few hours after Los Angeles Unified and San Diego Unifed made similar statements on the closure of their campuses.
Paramount Unified School District is also closing its schools starting Monday, March 16th.
Los Angeles Unified School District and the San Diego Unified School District, the two largest districts in California, serving more than 750,000 students combined, announced today that both will close its schools.