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: Meet These Two Bear Cubs Who Have Become Inseparable At The Detroit Zoo
“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: Delta Wants Other Airlines To Share ‘No-Fly’ Lists To Help Stop Unruly Passengers
“There’s no good timing with these things,” Davis told the Battle Creek Enquirer.
Marshall is in Calhoun County, east of Battle Creek.MORE NEWS: Veteran Needs Help With Home Repairs
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