Education, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County Public Schools to be closed Monday, Tuesday

TOWSON, MD—All Baltimore County Public Schools facilities will be closed to students on Monday and Tuesday in the wake of a devastating ransomware attack.

BCPS officials issued the following statement on Saturday afternoon:

Due to the recent ransomware attack, Baltimore County Public Schools will be closed for students on Monday, November 30, and Tuesday, December 1. BCPS offices will be open and staff will receive additional information about Monday and Tuesday.

This provides much-needed time for our staff to continue working to set up the instructional platform and to communicate next steps regarding devices.

On Mon. and Wed., free student meals will be available at 300+ locations as usual, including all middle and high schools.

We understand how challenging this situation is for families and staff, and we thank you for your patience as we work through this crisis.

Please note that future daily updates will be available at 5 pm.

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