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Nevada Joint Union Pausing Classroom Learning

On-campus instruction in the Nevada Joint Union High School District is being paused, only a little more than a month after it resumed for the first time since the pandemic began. District Superintendent Brett McFadden says they now have at least nine confirmed student infections, but with well-over 250 students no longer able to be in a classroom and quarantined, due to contact with at least one person who was infected…

click to listen to Brett McFadden

So McFadden says Nevada Union High School, which he says is far worse off than other district schools, goes back to full-time distance learning immediately, or Monday. The other schools close campuses the Monday after Thanksgiving. That’ll stay that way at least through the Christmas break. Another major factor, he says, is the surge in cases in the community has slowed the testing process significantly…

click to listen to Brett McFadden

McFadden says there’s also a sub shortage, with more staff testing positive or being quarantined.

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November 23, 2020



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