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South Coast Schools Wrangling With Whether To Stay Open In Light Of Coronavirus

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More than a half dozen school districts in Ventura County have announced plans for closure, or major modifications in their schedules as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

Those impacted include the Conejo Valley Unified School District, the Fillmore Unified School District, the Las Virgenes Unified School District, the Moorpark Unified School District, the Oak Park Unified School District, the Ojai Unified School, District, the Simi Valley Unified School District, and the Ventura Unified School District.

If you’re a parent, you’ll want to check in with your district to identify the specific plans.

The Santa Barbara Unified School District announced yesterday that as of right now, it would remain open.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.