Dayton Daily News |
Fairborn schools canceled in-person classes Monday due to unexpected absences in its busing operation and is investigating if it was part of a union dispute.
“The district instructed its students remotely today due to a high volume of its transportation personnel calling off sick on very short notice,” Fairborn Superintendent Gene Lolli said in a statement. “We do not have information to indicate this unexpected, high volume of work absences is due to an outbreak of COVID-19 among our bus drivers.”
22 bus drivers were absent Monday. District officials said on a normal day the district uses about 60 drivers.