Statewide School Closure Preapproval

Posted by Steve Noonkesser on 4/2/2020

As per the memorandum from Commissioner Johnson to public schools on March 20, 2020. 

Pursuant to the Declaration of Public Health Disaster Emergency issued by Governor Mike Dunleavy on March 11, 2020, and Alaska Statutes 26.23.020(g)(1) and (7), the Governor is suspending the regulatory requirement that school districts apply to the Commissioner for approval to substitute emergency closure days or up to ten in-service training days for days in session under AS 14.03.030 and 4 AAC 05.090(h). All other requirements of 4 AAC 05.090 are suspended. This suspension applies to any school closure during the period of March 20, 2020 through May 1, 2020.

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Governor's Memo on Statewide School Closure Preapproval