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Local schools are waiting on orders from the state when they can reopen for the year

The state is still waiting on how to address K-12 schools reopening and this has local schools worried.

Posted: May 27, 2020 10:29 PM
Updated: May 27, 2020 10:37 PM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — The state is still waiting on how to address K-12 schools reopening and this has local schools worried.

Both the Tippecanoe and Lafayette School Corporation said they have to wait until Gov. Holcomb gives them a timeline.

They note the sooner the better, but time is running out.

Both schools are supposed to start on Aug. 11th which is in 76 days.

LSC's superintendent Les Huddle said planning for the upcoming year has been a struggle.

"Right now we have got four or five half plans and we are waiting for the governor to give us starting date and whose guidelines we are going to follow and those types of things," said Huddle 

Huddle said he was told hopefully there will be a plan in place by July 4th.

We reached out to West Lafayette Schools as well, but did not hear back.

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