Schools Closed Beginning
South Florida school districts have announced closures in their response to the growing coronavirus outbreak. Broward County and Miami-Dade Public Schools and the Archdiocese of Miami have announced the closure of all their schools beginning next week.
Broward County Schools: Effective March 16-27
Miami-Dade County Schools: Effective March 16
Schools of Archdiocese of Miami: Effective March 17
Palm Beach County Schools: March 16-27
Broward County District-operated Before and After School Child Care Department will offer free child care to Broward County Public Schools families at nine locations, which will be confirmed for parents to register by Sunday, March 15th. On-site registration will also be available on Monday, March 16th. Priority will be given to families of Broward County Public Schools employees and Broward County Emergency personnel, such as police, firefighters and medical staff.
In addition, the School District will provide food to students on free or reduced-priced meals and their families. These meals will be available at eight high schools across the District: Blanche Ely, Boyd Anderson, Dillard, Charles W. Flanagan, Hallandale, Miramar, Nova and J.P. Taravella. Additional information for students and families during the temporary closure can be found on the District’s website.