LIVE: Education officials to make announcement related to Hurricane Florence

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School districts are assessing hurricane damage, making decisions on when to reopen. (Source: WECT)

Education leaders are expected to make an announcement related to Hurricane Florence this morning at 11:30.

Senate Education Committee co-chairman Michael Lee (R-New Hanover), House Education K-12 Committee co-chairman Craig Horn (R-Union), and NC Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark  Johnson will host a press conference from the New Hanover County Government Office. 

WECT will have a crew at the press conference. We plan to carry it live online at the top of this story. Mobile users can watch here:

Several school districts have been out of the classrooms for over a week due to Hurricane Florence and its destruction to the area.

Many schools suffered damage and there are some districts that have not yet been able to provide an initial assessment due to flooded roads.

It is unclear when classes will resume around the region. Click here for a list of closings. 

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