Schools across the United States have been closed, most with little notice.

And many state and local officials are unsure when classes will resume.

Some could be closed for several more weeks or months.

In the state of Virginia, schools have been cancelled for the rest of the year.

Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane takes a look at what that means for families and students.

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Associated Press 11 May 2020 11:44 CEST

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