As of right now, students will be back in class five days a week with an online option too. However, if the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase in Hancock County, the district may have to pivot.
There is a bus driver shortage and some districts are putting out the help wanted sign. In Springfield Local Schools, there is a bus right in front of the High School recruiting bus driver candidates. "Bus driving is a strange industry," says Ron Smith, Director of Transportation for Springfield Schools. "It's not one of those jobs that people want to come out and do unless they are extremely dedicated."