Northeast Intermediate to remain closed Monday

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(WBRE/WYOU)UPDATE: Frances Willard has been cleared to open Monday, February 3rd.

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UPDATE: Air quality tests have come back for Robert Morris and William Prescott and both schools are safe to open on Monday, February 3rd.

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The Scranton School District is scrambling to come up with a plan to get hundreds of students back into the classroom.

Students at four schools have been forced to stay home because of asbestos and lead concerns. We know Northeast Intermediate will remain closed on Monday. We also learned a recorded phone message from the school superintendent went out Saturday to Northeast Intermediate families.

It indicated the district is considered moving the roughly 800 students at Northeast Intermediate to other buildings in the short term. The plan is expected to come up at a school board meeting Monday night.

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