COVID-19

K-12 State Specific Resources

StateAre all schools ordered/recommended to close for the remainder of the school year?Does the state require districts to submit plans for continuous learning?Has the state applied for Pandemic EBT? Has the state applied for Area Eligibility waivers for SFSP/SSO.?

Alabama
YesYesYes. Approved April 21st.Yes. Approved March 30th.

Alaska
YesNo. The state has created a clearinghouse of support, but no specific guidance on continuous learning plans.Yes. Approved June 4th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Arizona
YesYes Yes. Approved April 17th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Arkansas
YesYes Yes. Approved May 21st.Yes. Approved March 28th.

California
YesYes Yes. Approved April 23rd.Yes. Approved March 30th.

Colorado
YesYes Yes. Approved May 16th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Connecticut
YesNo. The state does encourage districts to create distance learning plans in order to have distance learning days count as normal school days. The state does maintain a website of supporting materials.Yes. Approved April 24th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Delaware
Yes Yes Yes. Approved April 30th.Yes. Approved April 6th.

District of Columbia
Yes No. The state made distance learning packets available to all students.Yes. Approved May 19thAll children under 18 that live in the district can receive a free meal from various school sites.

Florida
Yes Yes.Yes. Approved May 27th. Yes. Approved March 29th.

Georgia
Yes No. The state suggests districts use one of three different learning plans.Yes. Approved June 5th. Yes. Approved March 28th.

Hawaii
Yes No. The state provides resources for educators and parents to provide instruction at home.Yes. Approved May 28th Yes. Approved March 30th.

Idaho
Yes No. The state is leveraging the Idaho Digital Learning Alliance to provide support and resources to schools.State has not yet applied/been approved.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Illinois
YesNo. The state provides guidance on developing continuous learning plans.Yes. Approved April 17th.Yes. Approved March 31st.

Indiana
YesYes Yes. Approved May 14th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Iowa
YesNo. The state provides resources online for educators and parents. Yes. Approved June 5th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Kansas
YesNo. The state convened a taskforce to develop guidance for district Continuous Learning Plans. Yes. Approved April 25th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Kentucky
YesYes Yes. Approved May 19th.Yes. Approved March 30th.

Louisiana
YesNo. The state provides guidance and suggestions for continuous learning and resources for educators and families.Yes. Approved May 14th.Yes. Approved March 27th.

Maine
YesYes Yes. Approved May 5th.Yes. Approved April 1st.

Maryland
YesYes Yes. Approved April 28th.Yes. Approved March 30th.

Massachusetts
Yes. Excludes residential schools that serve students with disabilities.No. The state provides recommendations for creating remote learning plans.Yes. Approved April 17th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Michigan
YesYes. These plans must be submitted to each Intermediate School District who then submits the plan to the state for necessary waivers. Yes. Approved April 9th.Yes. Approved April 2nd.

Minnesota
YesNo. Districts must post their plans to their website.Yes. Approved May 27th.Yes. Approved April 3rd.

Mississippi
YesYesYes. Approved June 1st.Yes. Approved April 2nd.

Missouri
YesNo. The state provides resources for educators and families to use in remote learning.Yes. Approved May 15th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Montana
No. Schools have the option to reopen on May 7th.Yes. The state has rescinded the original order to close schools and schools are able to re-open with if they have appropriate instructional and safety plans in place.State has not yet applied/been approved.Yes. Approved March 31st.

Nebraska
No. Schools are closed through May 31st.YesYes. Approved June 16th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Nevada
YesYes. Each district and charter school had to submit a Request for Emergency Program of Distance Education. State has not yet applied/been approved.Yes. Approved April 15th.

New Hampshire
YesYes Yes. Approved May 12thYes. Approved April 2nd.

New Jersey
YesYesYes. Approved May 8thYes. Approved April 7th.

New Mexico
YesYesYes. Approved April 28th.Yes. Approved April 1st.

New York
YesYesYes. Approved May 6th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

North Carolina
Yes No. The state maintains a website of materials and support for remote learning.Yes. Approved April 16th.Yes. Approved March 30th.

North Dakota
YesYesYes. Approved May 1st.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Ohio
YesNo. The state provides guidance on creating Remote Learning Plans.Yes. Approved May 11th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Oklahoma
YesYes State has not yet applied/been approved.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Oregon
YesYesYes. Approved April 29th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Pennsylvania
YesYes Yes. Approved May 6th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Rhode Island
YesYesYes. Approved April 10th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

South Carolina
YesYes Yes. Approved June 17th.Yes. Approved April 1st.

South Dakota
YesNo. The state provides guidance on creating "flex-learning" plans.Yes. Approved June 22nd.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Tennessee
YesNo. The state waived the requirement to create such plans, but has provided guidance to districts in creating plans to provide instruction. Yes. Approved May 19th.Yes. Approved March 28th.

Texas
YesNo. Districts must prove that remote instruction is being provided in order for days without in-person instruction to count for the school year. Yes. Approved May 8th.Yes. Approved March 30th.

Utah
YesYes State has not yet applied/been approved.Yes. Approved March 27th.

Vermont
YesYesYes. Approved May 4th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Virginia
YesNo. The state created the Virginia Learns Everywhere Task Force to provide guidance and recommendations to school divisions.Yes. Approved April 25th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Washington
YesNo. Schools must provide continuous learning to students and the state has provided guidance on instruction delivery and resources for educators and families.Yes. Approved May 22nd.Yes. Approved March 27th.

West Virginia
YesYesYes. Approved April 30th.Yes. Approved March 29th.

Wisconsin
YesNo. The state provides resources to districts for developing continuous learning plans.Yes. Approved April 22nd.Yes. Approved March 30th.

Wyoming
No. Schools are able to reopen, under appropriate instructional and safety plans, to provide services to students with special needs.YesYes. Approved May 16th.Yes. Approved March 28th.