This last week, President Trump said the country would be extending the social distancing guidelines through April 30th – meaning, the 10 or less rule would continue into the beginning of May. After this, it was widely thought, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds would soon re-up the schools and businesses to the President’s standard.
On April 2nd, she did.
Reynolds opened her daily press conference confirming that businesses and non-essential surgeries/procedures would not be allowed in Iowa through April 30th. And, as many saw coming, the schools were next:
In March, Reynolds waived Iowa schools requirement to make up classroom time lost through April 13th. Also during this time, online education opportunities were not required. This will see changes going into the extended time-off:
Schools will need to soon decide whether to go-online with their classwork or be subject to making the time up.