Absences decrease in GF schools
Published 11/04/2009, Grand Forks Herald
Flu-related absences are down considerably in Grand Forks schools, Assistant Superintendent Jody Thompson said Wednesday. “I would say absences are tracking fairly normal to this time of the year,” he said. On Monday and Tuesday, there were 100 to 150 students absent for illnesses, appointments and other reasons — about 1.5 percent or 2 percent of the district’s nearly 7,000 students.Word count: 297
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