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Baker Orders School Closures to Run Through April

Education Commissioner Jeff Riley: "This could be an amazing opportunity to think differently about how we educate our kids." [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]

Schoolchildren in Massachusetts won't return to their classrooms until at least May 4, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday shortly after signing executive orders to extend the temporary closure of all schools and non-emergency child care centers through April.

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