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ISTA Statement on Decision to Extend School Closures, Cancel State Tests

ISTA President Keith Gambill issued the following statement in response to Gov Holcomb’s news conference:

“In these extraordinary times we must first seek to protect everyone’s health and safety. We appreciate Gov. Holcomb’s leadership in extending school closures and cancelling statewide testing. There will continue to be questions and uncertainty, but we’ll get through this together. 

“Our thoughts continue to be with educators, students and their families during this trying time. ISTA stands by as a partner to help in efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our schools and communities.”