Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that Tuesday, March 17th a mandatory closing of all Arkansas Schools will be in place. Monday, March 16th will be optional as superintendents in each school district will make the decision to remain closed on that date.

As of now Arkansas schools will remain closed throughout this week and over spring break. The situation will then be re-evaluated .

We will continue to keep our readers updated on individual school closings in the following days both in this post and through our Facebook page.

Status Update as of March 15, 2020
Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas…..16