Apple gave companies a January 1, 2018 deadline to comply with the new guideline. After that date, the App Store Review team will start rejecting apps that are published by an app template company.
Governments don’t move as fast as corporations do. Apple should have an open dialogue with these cities to find a workaround.
Apple might not be showing its resolve towards education the way we’re used to, but this new direction could very well pay off for the tech giant.