School Closures: Bay Area school districts cancel classes as wildfires continue to spread

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – As wildfires continue to burn across the Bay Area, some school districts have announced that classes are being canceled.

On Wednesday, the Solano County Superintendent of Schools and Office of Education made the decision to cancel distance learning in multiple districts due to the LNU Lightning Complex Fire.

Classes will be canceled through the rest of the week for the following districts as evacuations, power outages, and unhealthy air quality continue:

Solano County

  • Fairfield-Suisun USD
  • Travis USD
  • Vacaville USD
  • SCOE-operated programs in these districts

The districts will work with the emergency operation centers, in addition to providing meals for students.

Sonoma County

Sonoma County Office of Education has also announced closures:

  • Forestville Union School District (closed Thursday, Aug. 21)
  • Guerneville School District (closed through Friday, Aug. 21)
  • Monte Rio School District (closed through Friday, Aug. 21)
  • Montgomery School District (closed through Friday, Aug. 21)

Earlier in the day, San Jose State University announced that online and in-person classes would be canceled on what was supposed to be the first day of school. You can read more on that alert here.

School officials advise families to check school websites for further updates.

Check back for more updates.

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