Over 100 schools shut down for at least 1 day due to COVID-19

Over 100 schools shut down for at least 1 day due to COVID-19
School bus (Source: WWNY)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State data shows that at least 116 schools across New York state that opened their doors to in-person learning have had to close for at least a day since the academic year began because of the spread of COVID-19.

That tally excludes additional school closures in New York City, which reports data separately.

The New York State Education Department reports that about 1 in 10 of the state’s roughly 700 school districts has had at least one school temporarily shift to online learning.

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