Schools adjusting to shutdown
Meals being served; plans for students to learn continuing
April 2, 2020
With the current COVID-19 pandemic looming and social distancing guidelines in place, the Escambia County (Ala.) School System will continue to provide free meals at three locations three days a week as Superintendent John Knott works with department heads, principals and others to finalize the details of how educational opportunities outside school will happen though the end of this school year.
Knott said that after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Alabama State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey announced that students would not return to classrooms for the rest of this school year, Knott and othe...