Pittsfield High Schools Switch to Remote as COVID-19 Cases Swell
A day after saying the mayor said the numbers didn't add up to switch to remote learning, a cascade of cases on Wednesday is resulting in the closure of Taconic and Pittsfield high schools.
School officials on Wednesday said they have been told there are 104 new COVID-19 cases in the city. The city was categorized at the green level on Wednesday morning. The state has reported nearly 100 new cases in Berkshire County over a two-day period, with 50 reported Wednesday morning.
The statement also referred to a "number of unresolved issues on our PPS high school internal medical trackers" but did not go into detail.
Both high schools will have remote learning days on Thursday, Nov. 12, and Friday, Nov. 13. Current high school schedules will be followed remotely
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