More WNY Schools Forced To Switch To Remote Learning
With COVID-19 cases on the uptick, more local schools are switching to remote learning to end the semester. NEWS 4 BUFFALO (WIVB-TV) is reporting Niagara University shifts to remote learning for the remainder of the semester beginning on Thursday (11/12).
The university reports that it continues to have positive cases, but increases have not been as significant as last week, a statement from the University said.
“This has been a demanding semester for our students, and we know that moving to remote instruction for the last few days of our face-to-face classes will also allow them to get home for Thanksgiving,” the statement said.
Frontier Central Schools will also revert to remote instruction starting Thursday expecting that to last through at least Thanksgiving break. The Superintendent says a number of transportation workers are also reported under quarantine right now.
Cheektowaga Central Schools makes the switch on Monday in hopes of bringing students back November 30th following Thanksgiving.
Meanwhile, cases are also being confirmed in three other school districts including Hamburg Central Schools with cases observed at Hamburg Middle School, Charlotte Avenue School, and Union Pleasant Elementary
The Williamsville Central Schools reports a person tested positive at Mill Middle School but the individual was never in the building during the time they were contagious.
Clarence Central Schools is also reporting a COVID-19 case at the high school.
although the individual was last in the building on November sixth according to the District