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State Reopening Information Supplementary Information
Alabama https://www.tcss.net/cms/lib/AL01001644/Centricity/Domain/6779/Roadmap%20for%20
Reopening%20Schools%20June%202020%20v14.pdf
https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/covid19/assets/cov-school-toolkit-051121.pdf

https://www.alsde.edu/covid-19
Alaska https://education.alaska.gov/news/COVID-19/Alaska%20Smart%20Start%20
2020%20Framework%20Guidance.pdf
https://aklearns.org/smartwebinar/

https://education.alaska.gov/safeschools/infectiousdisease
Arizona https://www.azed.gov/covid-19/covid19-guidance-2020-2021-school-year https://www.azed.gov/blog/covid-19

https://www.azdhs.gov/covid19/documents/schools/k-12-school-guidance-covid-19.pdf
Arkansas http://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/Files/20201016163210_Return_to_School_Guide_81220.pdf http://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/divisions/communications/covid-19-information

http://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/Offices/communications/arkansas-ready-for-learning
California https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/documents/strongertogether.pdf https://schools.covid19.ca.gov/

https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/covid-19sspicom.asp

https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/hn/strongertogether.asp
Colorado http://www.cde.state.co.us/communications/20200720reopeningguidance https://www.cde.state.co.us/planning20-21/archiveupdates

https://www.cde.state.co.us/planning20-21/healthguidancebycovidphase
Connecticut https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/SDE/COVID-19/CTReopeningSchools.pdf https://portal.ct.gov/~/link.aspx?_id=06276B7AC79F4A8983E987C2BEBDB47D&_z=z

https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Digest/Superintendents-Digest
Delaware https://www.doe.k12.de.us/cms/lib/DE01922744/Centricity/Domain/600/DECV_COVID_31586_
School%20Opening_Update_0323.pdf
https://www.doe.k12.de.us/domain/599

https://www.doe.k12.de.us/Page/4241
District of Columbia https://osse.dc.gov/page/guidance-and-resources-covid-19-related-
closures-and-recovery
https://sboe.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/sboe/documents/2020-07-15%20Questions%20to%
20Consider%20in%20Planning%20for%20Reopening%20from%20SBOE.pdf
Florida http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/19861/urlt/FLDOEReopeningCARESAct.pdf http://www.fldoe.org/em-response/documents.stml

http://www.fldoe.org/em-response/
Georgia https://www.georgiainsights.com/uploads/1/2/2/2/122221993/covid19_schoolguidance.pdf https://www.georgiainsights.com/uploads/1/2/2/2/122221993/georgias_path_to_recovery_for_
k-12_schools_--_v7-30-2020.pdf


https://www.georgiainsights.com/recovery.html
Hawaii http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/DOE%20Forms/2020-07%20Health%20and%20Safety%20Handbook%20%28SY%202020-21%29%20Version%201.pdf http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/DOE%20Forms/2020-21-Reopening-Schools-Guidance.pdf

http://www.hawaiipublicschools.org/ConnectWithUs/MediaRoom/PressReleases/Pages/
COVID-19-Information-Updates.aspx
Idaho https://www.sde.idaho.gov/re-opening/files/Idaho-Back-to-School-Framework-October-2020.pdf https://www.sde.idaho.gov/re-opening/index.html

https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/resources-for-schools/
Illinois https://www.isbe.net/Documents/revised-public-health-guidance-for-schools.pdf https://www.isbe.net/Documents/Public-Health-Guidance-FAQ-20210309.pdf

https://www.isbe.net/coronavirus
Indiana https://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/news/june-5-class-document.pdf https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2400.htm
Iowa https://educateiowa.gov/sites/files/ed/documents/2020-07-20ReopeningandPublicHealth.pdf https://educateiowa.gov/covid-19-webinar-recordings-pk-12-school-administrators-iowa
Kansas https://www.ksde.org/Portals/0/Communications/Navigating%20Change/Navigating_Change.pdf?
ver=2020-07-15-183032-667
https://www.ksde.org/Teaching-Learning/Resources/Navigating-Change-Kansas-Guide-to-
Learning-and-School-Safety-Operations
Kentucky https://education.ky.gov/comm/Documents/ARP%20ESSER%20Guidance.pdf https://education.ky.gov/comm/Pages/COVID-19-Reopening-Resources.aspx

https://education.ky.gov/comm/Pages/COVID-19-Updates.aspx
Louisiana https://www.louisianabelieves.com/docs/default-source/strong-start-2020/school-reopening-
guidelines-and-resources.pdf
https://www.louisianabelieves.com/resources/covid-19

https://www.louisianabelieves.com/resources/library/covid-19
Maine https://www.maine.gov/doe/sites/maine.gov.doe/files/2021-05/School%20Guidance%20Draft%
205-14-21-1.pdf
https://www.maine.gov/doe/framework

https://www.maine.gov/doe/covid-19/
Maryland http://marylandpublicschools.org/newsroom/Documents/MSDERecoveryPlan.pdf http://marylandpublicschools.org/newsroom/Pages/COVID-19/index.aspx

http://marylandpublicschools.org/newsroom/Pages/COVID-19/Superintendent.aspx
Massachusetts http://www.doe.mass.edu/covid19/return-to-school/guidance.pdf http://www.doe.mass.edu/covid19/

https://www.doe.mass.edu/backtoschool/
Michigan https://www.michigan.gov/documents/coronavirus/SCHOOLS_GUIDANCE_V3_712458_7.pdf https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-37818_53456---,00.html

https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-37818_53456_98453-523558--,00.html
Minnesota https://education.mn.gov/mdeprod/idcplg?IdcService=GET_FILE&dDocName=MDE032934&
RevisionSelectionMethod=latestReleased&Rendition=primary
https://education.mn.gov/MDE/dse/health/covid19/

https://education.mn.gov/mdeprod/idcplg?IdcService=GET_FILE&dDocName=MDE033418&Revision
SelectionMethod=latestReleased&Rendition=primary
Mississippi https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/9917.pdf https://www.mdek12.org/covid19/districtresources

https://www.mdek12.org/guidance2020-21
Missouri https://ams.embr.mobi/Documents/DocumentAttachment.aspx?C=ZfON&DID=GJGDM https://dese.mo.gov/communications/coronavirus-covid-19-information
Montana http://opi.mt.gov/Portals/182/COVID-19/Reopening%20MT%20Schools%20Guidance-Final.pdf?
ver=2020-07-02-114033-897
http://opi.mt.gov/Re-opening-Schools
Nebraska https://www.launchne.com/ https://www.launchne.com/commish/
Nevada http://www.doe.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/ndedoenvgov/content/News__Media/Press_Releases/
2020_Documents/Nevada_Path_Forward.pdf
http://www.doe.nv.gov/home/COVID_Resources/

https://doe.nv.gov/DistrictReopeningPlans/
New Hampshire https://www.covidguidance.nh.gov/sites/g/files/ehbemt381/files/inline-documents/sonh/k-12-back-to-school.pdf https://www.education.nh.gov/who-we-are/commissioner/covid-19
New Jersey https://www.nj.gov/education/reopening/NJDOETheRoadBack.pdf https://www.nj.gov/education/reopening/updates/index.shtml

https://www.nj.gov/education/reopening/DOE_HealthandSafety.pdf
New Mexico https://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/NMPED_ReentryGuide_V3_FINAL.pdf https://www.newmexico.gov/education/

https://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/reentry-district-and-school-guidance/

https://www.nmlegis.gov/Entity/LESC/Documents/CompilationOfReentryGuidance.pdf
New York http://www.nysed.gov/common/nysed/files/programs/reopening-schools/
nys-p12-school-reopening-guidance.pdf
http://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/Pre-K_
to_Grade_12_Schools_MasterGuidance.pdf


http://www.nysed.gov/coronavirus/guidance-p-12-schools
North Carolina https://docs.google.com/document/d/1z5Mp2XzOOPkBYN4YvROz4YOyNIF2UoWq9EZfrjvN4x8
/preview?ts=5ee0fde2&pru=AAABcuIhzd4*N2n1tmOZQiyE7cFIUOCRUg#heading=h.6b90u7pjsno
https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/guidance#schools

https://files.nc.gov/covid/documents/guidance/Strong-Schools-
NC-Public-Health-Toolkit.pdf
North Dakota https://www.nd.gov/dpi/sites/www/files/documents/Covid-19/NDK12restartguide.pdf https://www.nd.gov/dpi/parentscommunity/nddpi-updates-and-guidance-covid-19/
nd-k12-smart-restart-guidance


https://www.nd.gov/dpi/parentscommunity/nddpi-updates-and-guidance-covid-19
Ohio http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Reset-and-Restart/Reset-Restart-Guide.pdf.aspx?lang=en-US https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/responsible/schools/K-12-Schools-Guidance.pdf

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Reset-and-Restart
Oklahoma https://sde.ok.gov/sites/default/files/Return%20to%20Learn%20Oklahoma.pdf https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/sites/g/files/gmc786/f/public_school_reopening_guidance_
covid-19_2020aug31.pdf


https://sde.ok.gov/newsblog/2020-03-12/coronaviruscovid-
19-faqs-oklahoma-public-schools
Oregon https://www.oregon.gov/ode/students-and-family/healthsafety/Documents/Ready%20Schools%20
Safe%20Learners%20Resiliency%20Framework%20for%20the%202021-22%20School%20Year.pdf
https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/DISEASESAZ/Emerging%20Respitory%20Infections/
Ready-Schools-Safe-Learners-Community-COVID-19-Metrics.pdf


https://www.oregon.gov/ode/students-and-family/healthsafety/Pages/Planning-for-the-2020-21-School-Year.aspx
Pennsylvania https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/SchoolReopeningGuidance/ReopeningPreKto12/PublicHealthGuidance/Pages/default.aspx https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/SchoolReopeningGuidance/ReopeningPreKto12/PublicHealthGuidance/Pages/default.aspx

https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/Pages/WhatsNew.aspx
Rhode Island https://www.ride.ri.gov/Portals/0/Uploads/Documents/COVID19/HealthandSafety
ReopeningGuidance.pdf?ver=2020-08-31-171305-347
https://www.back2schoolri.com/

https://www.ride.ri.gov/InsideRIDE/AdditionalInformation/Covid19.aspx
South Carolina https://ed.sc.gov/newsroom/covid-19-coronavirus-and-south-carolina-schools/accelerateed-task-
force/accelerateed-task-force-fall-recommendation-final/
https://ed.sc.gov/newsroom/covid-19-coronavirus-and-south-carolina-schools/
South Dakota https://doe.sd.gov/coronavirus/documents/Startwell-Guide.pdf https://doe.sd.gov/coronavirus/startingwell.aspx
Tennessee https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/education/health-&-safety/Reopening%20Schools%20-%20Overview%20Guide%20for%20LEAs.pdf https://www.tn.gov/education/health-and-safety/update-on-
coronavirus/reopening-guidance.html


https://www.tn.gov/education/health-and-safety/update-on-coronavirus.html
Texas https://tea.texas.gov/sites/default/files/covid/SY-20-21-Public-Health-Guidance.pdf https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/covid/
coronavirus-covid-19-support-and-guidance


https://tea.texas.gov/texas-schools/health-safety-discipline/
covid/strong-start-resources
Utah https://www.schools.utah.gov/file/5997f53e-85ca-4186-83fe-932385ea760a https://www.schools.utah.gov/file/a5eba09a-42b8-45c0-b8fa-9adeea879fcd

https://schools.utah.gov/coronavirus
Vermont https://education.vermont.gov/sites/aoe/files/documents/edu-vdh-guidance-strong-healthy-
start-school-health-updated-10-23_1.pdf
https://www.healthvermont.gov/sites/default/files/documents/pptx/Safe-and-Healthy-Schools-
Guidance-Summer-Slides.pptx


https://education.vermont.gov/covid19
Virginia http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/content/uploads/sites/182/2021/01/Interim-Guidance-to-K-12-School-Reopening.pdf http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/health_medical/covid-19/recover-redesign-restart.shtml

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/health_medical/office/covid-19-faq-reopening.shtml

https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/schools-workplaces-community-locations/k-12-education/
Washington https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/820-105-K12Schools2021-2022.pdf https://https://www.k12.wa.us/sites/default/files/public/workgroups/Reopening%20Washington%20Schools%202020%20
Planning%20Guide.pdf


https://www.k12.wa.us/about-ospi/press-releases/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-resources
West Virginia https://wvde.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/WV-School-Re-entry-Toolkit-091820-FORWEB
-v1-1.pdf
https://wvde.us/school-system-re-entry/

https://wvde.us/covid19/guidance-documents/
Wisconsin https://dpi.wi.gov/education-forward https://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/2019-novel-coronavirus
Wyoming https://1ddlxtt2jowkvs672myo6z14-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/
Smart-Start-Guidance.pdf
https://edu.wyoming.gov/educators/covid-19-resources/

https://1ddlxtt2jowkvs672myo6z14-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/
Distance-Learning-Guide.pdf
     
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) https://www.dodea.edu/dvhs/index.cfm https://www.dodea.edu/coronavirus.cfm

https://www.dodea.edu/return-to-school.cfm
Bureau of Indian Education https://www.bie.edu/ https://www.bia.gov/covid-19/school-reopening
American Samoa    
Guam https://www.gdoe.net/District/Portal/school-year-2020-2021-information https://www.gdoe.net/District/Portal/covid19
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands https://cnmipss.org/sites/default/files/covid_guidance_cnmi_pss.pdf https://governor.gov.mp/covid-19/
Puerto Rico   https://de.pr.gov/covid19/

https://de.pr.gov/informes-especiales-sistema-de-emergencia/
U.S. Virgin Islands https://viconsortium.com/editor_new/source/School-Reopening-2020-2021-USVI.pdf http://www.vide.vi/home-slide/2065-health-department-issues-general-guidelines-for-reopening-of-schools.html

http://www.vide.vi/for-employees/reopening-of-school-plan#reopening-of-school-plan