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Three Uniondale district schools go remote because of COVID-19 absences

Three Uniondale district schools go remote because of COVID-19 absences
Three Uniondale district schools are moving to remote instruction through the end of this week because of staff and student absences due to COVID-19, the superintendent said. Schools, along with busin

i pShare Tweet Email Three Uniondale district schools are moving to remote instruction through the end of this week because of staff and student absences due to COVID-19, the superintendent said.Remote instruction started Tuesday in the Uniondale district, according to a letter from Superintendent Monique Darrisaw-Akil posted on the district's website.Staff at Uniondale High, Turtle Hook Middle, and The Lawrence Road Middle, which is in Hempstead, "will report to their buildings daily and students will receive remote instruction at home," the letter stated.Meanwhile, about 600,000 of the at-home COVID-19 test kits handed out to schools in New York State have expiration dates of Jan.

2 million test kits delivered to districts just before students headed back to class after the holiday break have the Jan.Schools, along with businesses, have been battling staff shortages as the omicron variant breaks records for daily cases and positivity levels on Long Island and throughout the state.

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