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LIST: Public school updates following Hurricane Michael

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Posted at 6:05 PM, Oct 18, 2018

(WTXL) - Some public schools across the area are returning to the classroom, while others will remain close following Hurricane Michael. 

FLORIDA

GADSDEN COUNTY: Gadsden County public school students will return to school on Monday. 

FRANKLIN COUNTY: In Franklin County, school is closed Monday. The district estimates it will take at least a week to restore utilities. 

LIBERTY COUNTY: Liberty County Schools are out indefinitely. 

JACKSON COUNTY: In Jackson County, the district said teachers will return to work on Friday, October 26 and students will return on Monday, October 29.

They say many schools already have power restored and all will have power restored well in advance of teachers returning. Any damages that need immediate repair are being taken care of to ensure that when teachers and students return, it will be to a safe classroom. 

GEORGIA

ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY (all locations): Staff return Tuesday. Classes will resume Thursday Oct. 18.

ALBANY TECHNICAL COLLEGE: Closed Monday.

BAKER COUNTY K-12 SCHOOL: Closed until October 22.

COLQUITT COUNTY SCHOOLS: Remained closed to Monday, Oct. 15. (Colquitt County Schools will resume Tuesday and Wednesday before taking Fall Break Thursday and Friday)

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS: Schools will reopen on Oct. 22 for all faculty, staff, and students.

GRADY COUNTY SCHOOLS: Closed Monday.

MITCHELL COUNTY SCHOOLS/Baconton Community Charter Schools: Students return on Monday, Oct. 22. Faculty and staff report to work on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

SW GEORGIA STEM CHARTER SCHOOL: Closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

THOMAS UNIVERSITY: Open Monday.

THOMASVILLE CITY SCHOOLS: Due to safety concerns with routes to school, the Thomasville City Schools will be closed for students until further notice.

TIFT COUNTY SCHOOLS: Open Monday.