Students head back to school on Tuesday in Patrick County, but in a last minute decision it will all be virtual. School leaders say that is because confirmed COVID-19 cases before the year has even started.
Officials in Grayson County were busy Monday assessing the damage to school buildings that were set to open later this week. At least four of the seven public schools in the county were damaged during Sunday’s earthquake. Late Monday afternoon, one was cleared for occupancy, and others were still being inspected.
SAVE71 launched Monday. Its website details years of controversies set off by Liberty University leadership and Falwell. “I don’t think Liberty University has ever experienced a moment like this before,” said alumnus Dustin Wahl.
The chance of an earthquake of magnitude 3 or higher is 57 percent, and it is most likely that as few as zero or as many as 57 such earthquakes may occur in the case that the sequence is re-invigorated by a larger aftershock.
As school systems grapple with the best ways to protect health and safety, they are also considering how the economic turmoil will affect students and their families.They fear it could mean a major increase in the number of homeless students.