Riverside County schools still plan to reopen April 30, but acknowledge closures may be extended

Temecula Valley Unified nutrition services employees sort and put together school lunch meals for families with students enrolled in TVUSD at a drive-up lunch meal distribution operation. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
When local school districts first announced temporary closures as part of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, they expected the closures to only last until sometime next month.Southwest Riverside County school districts variously announced reopening dates spanning from the end of March to mid-April until the Riverside University Health System on March 17 ordered all schools in the county to remain shut until April 30. The same day, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said it was uncertain if schools would be able to reopen at all before the current school year ends in June, but issued no official order.After that statement, some school districts in San Diego County, including the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District and Bonsall Unified School District, began to move away fro
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