JMCSS announces move to distance learning after positive COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County School System has announced a distance learning option will replace the traditional in-person learning after two staff members in the district tested positive for COVID-19.

The district says staff members at Liberty Technology Magnet High School and Pope School have tested positive for COVID-19. The district says due to protocol measures that are in place, more than 10 teachers have quarantined.

According to a news release late Thursday, district leaders say the rising numbers and apprehension among teachers is something school officials can not ignore.

We will have more information tonight at 10 p.m. on WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News.

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