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Schools Out For The Storm In Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – There is no school on Monday, in class or virtual, in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties due to Tropical Storm Eta.

Originally, Broward County Public Schools said they were going to teach via eLearning only but reversed course a few hours later.

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie made the announcement on his Twitter account on Sunday evening.

It said, "Based upon FPL's expressed concerns for the increasing & sustained winds from #TropicalStormEta which will cause widespread outages & disruption to <@browardschools, there will be no eLearning instruction on Mon. Nov 9, and all BCPS schools & admin offices will be closed.

Miami-Dade Public Schools also cancelled school on Monday including all online classes.

MDCPS added in a statement that all "adult education, as well as school-based after care programs, activities and athletic events" are canceled.

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The move comes a day after Monroe County announced its decision to cancel school for all staff and students on Monday.

At the collegiate level, several changes are taking place.

Miami Dade College suspended all classes and all college operations Sunday morning. The suspension will continue through Monday evening.

FIU campuses will be closed Monday and all classes, including remote and online, are canceled.

The University of Miami is going online only starting Monday. The COVID-19 testing center at Pavia Garage will also be closed on Monday.

Nova Southeastern University is ceasing all operations at its Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach locations at 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

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