1,000 Boston teachers, school staff out due to COVID-19, other reasons
January 6, 2022
Over 1,000 Boston teachers and staff have called out of work Tuesday due to COVID-19 and others reasons, according to NBC Boston.
Boston Superintendent Brenda Cassellius said that 1,074 workers in the Boston public school system called out Tuesday, including 461 teachers and 52 bus drivers, per the outlet.
"We’ll assess the health and safety issues presented as well as the operational issues that we may already have, the staffing issues," said Cassellius Monday, explaining the situation of a dire number of staffers being unable to report to work.