Swine Flu fears close school district for a week
According to the story, this week is the testing period for theTexas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test used in primary and secondary schools to assess students'' attainment of reading, writing, math, science and social studies skills required under
The district decided closing all campuses was a wise choice because several students were showing up to school and exhibiting flu-like symptoms that could potentially spread to other students and their friends and family, the story stated.
Custodians are taking advantage of the school closings by sanitizing and disinfecting common areas and high-touch surfaces around throughout each school, the story noted.
Some custodians have decided to leave the thermostat at 62 degrees through the weekend in an effort to kill off any germs left behind, the story added.
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