Binghamton middle schools turn to remote instruction after shortage of bus drivers

Published: Jan. 3, 2022 at 10:02 AM EST
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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- A spokesperson for the Binghamton School District said students at both middle schools remain in remote instruction through Wednesday due to the bus driver shortage.

The district said it will meet Wednesday to discuss whether students can return to in-person classes on Thursday.

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- Students at Binghamton East and West middle schools are learning remotely Monday.

According to a spokesperson for the district, a bus-driver shortage, due to COVID-19, prompted the schools to hold remote instruction.

They said the district is not sure if the shortage will impact where students are learning for the rest of the week but told 12 News they could have more information about the shortage later.

12 News will update this article if the district announces additional information.