MARSHALL, Mich. (AP) — Students in a southern Michigan school district are learning from home through Friday because of a lack of bus drivers.
Many drivers in Marshall have been quarantined because of COVID-19 exposure and there aren’t enough substitutes, Superintendent Randy Davis said.READ MORE: 'Our Pure Michigan Summer Is Back,' Whitmer Officially Announces Mask Mandate, Some COVID Restrictions Lifted
“Because of our commitment to making sure that everyone has equal access to quality education, we’re going to go ahead and do virtual for everyone at this juncture to get through this period of time,” Davis said.
He acknowledged that families had to arrange child care with little notice.READ MORE: Whitmer Announces Plan To Expand Tuition-Free College To 22,000 Additional Michiganders
“There’s no good timing with these things,” Davis told the Battle Creek Enquirer.
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