Substitute shortage hits close to home
November 4, 2021
SEELEY LAKE – Three schools in the state took advantage of the three-day week Oct. 18-20 and closed their doors to in-person learning. Darby, Glasgow and Livingston School Districts reported they either did not have enough employees to operate the schools, did not have enough substitutes to cover the absent staff or they wanted to provide time for the county to contact trace active COVID-19 cases.
While none of the local schools have had to shift to remote learning due to staffing shortages, Seeley Lake Elementary, Seeley-Swan High School and Potomac School have all felt the strain of not...