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Fredonia students in grades 9 through 12 to be fully remote through rest of week due to 'staff shortage'

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Posted at 4:38 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 22:59:03-05

FREDONIA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Students in grades 9 through 12 in Fredonia Central Schools will be fully remote for the rest of the week.

In a phone call to 7 Eyewitness News, a representative for the district indicated that the shift to remote learning was due to a "staff shortage."

During a Fredonia Board of Education meeting, held via Zoom Tuesday evening, it was discussed that some staff are in precautionary quarantine. The high school's COVID-19 Report Card with New York State shows only one positive case since data started being collected in September. The positive test was a teacher or staff member.

Students in grades 9 through 12 will switch to remote learning on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Students in all other grades will continue their normal schedules.

More information from the district can be found here.