LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) - Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is expected to announce her plans for the rest of the school year during a press conference Thursday.
Bridge Magazine reported Monday that the governor is expected to sign an executive order soon that will officially close public and private K-12 schools for the remainder of the school year.
On Tuesday, the governor said she had not made a final decision, but said she would be making an announcement Thursday.
She's scheduled to give an update on the COVID-19 situation in Michigan at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
On March 12, Whitmer ordered all K-12 schools to be closed until April 6, and later extended that closure until April 14.
The governor is also planning to participate in a live televised town hall meeting Thursday night where she will be answering coronavirus related questions.
The town hall starts at 7:00 p.m. Thursday and runs until 8:00 p.m..
You can watch the governor's town hall on your TV6 News Tonight.