Staffing shortages, safety concerns lead Person County to make school calendar changes

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ROXBORO, N.C. (WNCN) – Staffing shortages and safety were cited as reasons behind changes made Thursday to Person County Schools’ calendar.

The changes were approved during a special board of education meeting on Thursday. Friday, Nov. 12 was a student day and will now be an optional teacher workday. The same was decided for Monday, Nov. 22, and Tuesday, Nov. 23.

The district also changed Friday, Feb. 4 from a student day to a required teacher workday.

Other districts in central North Carolina have recently added off days for students with mental wellness being the reason behind many.

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