Schools Struggle to Stay Open As Quarantines Sideline Staff
Around the country, contact tracing and isolation protocols are sidelining school employees and closing school buildings.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The infection of a single cafeteria worker was all it took to close classrooms in the small Lowellville school district in northeastern Ohio, forcing at least two weeks of remote learning. Not only did the worker who tested positive for the coronavirus need to quarantine, but so did the entire cafeteria staff and most of the transportation crew, because some employees work on both. The district of about 500 students sharing…