Rapides superintendent announces school closures through April 30

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RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) - According to Rapides Parish School Superintendent Jeff Powell, public schools will remain closed until at least April 30.

Additionally, all schools will be closed in observance of the scheduled Easter Break next week, April 6-10. They will resume the 7 feeding sites starting April 13.

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"We know there are lots of questions about graduation requirements, graduation exercises, promotion requirements, etc.," Powell said. "Just today, the Louisiana Department of Education released guidance relative to some of these topics as well as others. We are working with our school principals to make some final decisions on promotional requirements, GPA, etc. and will communicate this information as soon as possible."

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