Several Central Virginia schools to close Feb. 21 for 4th District special election
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Several school divisions in the region are closing their building doors on Tuesday, Feb. 21, to accommodate the special election to fill the U.S. House seat in the 4th Congressional District.
Chesterfield County Public Schools will be having an asynchronous learning day. Students will get learning materials to complete at home that day.
Hopewell City Public Schools will have a student holiday on Feb. 21, making it a four-day weekend for students in the district.
Henrico County Public Schools will be closed for students. However, the school division will hold a “staff in-person professional learning day.”
Richmond Public Schools will be closed out of “an abundance of caution to protect our students and staff.”
Brunswick County Public Schools will be having an asynchronous learning day. Students will get learning materials no later than Feb. 17.
The Feb. 21 election date was chosen by the state of Virginia to fill the late Rep. A. Donald McEachin’s seat in the House of Representatives.
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