In an effort to make sure that all schools are prepared for an extended closure, Buffalo Public Schools will be closed to students on Monday. Staff will still report, and on Tuesday when students return they will receive enough materials so that they can continue to learn from home for three weeks.

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Meal services will still be provided to those students who require them. If necessary those meals can be delivered to students as well.

Dr. Kriner Cash said in a press conference on Friday afternoon that the district is preparing for any extended closure that may be demanded by the government, or if it makes sense to with a large amount of parents electing to keep children home.

Per WIVB:

Superintendent Kriner Cash said they’ve been preparing for two weeks for what they believe is inevitable, “something we haven’t ever experienced before, quite like this, to be able to do what we are able to do to protect our children.”