BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – The Brunswick County Board of Education unanimously passed a motion to make Thursday and Friday of this week workdays for county schools.
At an emergency meeting called for 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, the board also agreed to require staff and students to wear masks when they return to school on Tuesday. The school is currently facing a severe staffing shortage due to COVID-19 cases. There are around 160 absences, and they need to fill 65-75% of teaching positions. Some high school principals in the county have been covering up to three classes at a time.
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