Illinois Executive Order 2020 - 06 (RESPONSE TO COVID-19)


Beginning on March 17, 2020, all public and private schools in Illinois serving pre­kindergmien through 12th-grade students must close for educational purposes tlu·ough March 30, 2020. This requirement does not affect the availability of school buildings for the provision of food or other non-educational services, nor does it affect the availability of school buildings to serve as election polling locations. Schools operated by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, the Illinois State Board of Education, or the Illinois Department of Human Services may remain open for educational purposes provided that these schools are able to exercise the necessary precautions to protect the health and safety of students and staff. ExecutiveOrder-2020-06