Updated June 8, 2:15 p.m.
St. Paul school district leaders said Tuesday they’re canceling all district classes for the week due to the heat wave, bringing an early end to the school year.
Students will not switch to online learning but will be able to turn in remaining assignments. All athletics and graduation ceremonies will continue as planned, the district said in a statement.
In Minneapolis, district leaders said they’ll keep students home from 15 schools on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday due to the hot conditions.
The schools include Anthony, Anwatin, Bryn Mawr, Field, Heritage Academy, Hiawatha, Kenny, Kenwood, Lake Harriet Upper, Northrop, Olson, Pratt, Roosevelt High School, Sheridan Dual Language Magnet and Windom.
Students will learn online for three days before returning Friday for the last day of school.
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