SCHOOL DISTRICTS AROUND THE STATE.
FOLLOWING UW'S DECISION.
MOST WILL NOT HOLD ANY CLASSES
TOMORROW, INCLUDING THE MADISON SCHOOL DISTRICT.
HOWEVER, THEY WERE NOT ONE OF THE
100 PLUS DISTRICTS TO SHUT DOWN TODAY.
NEWS THREE'S MARY JO OLA HAS REACTION FROM PARENTS
AND MORE ON HOW THE DISTRICT CAME TO ITS DECISION.
YOU COULD SEE IT IN THE AIR SHOT OF KID'S BREATH
AND IN THE WAY THEY SHUFFLE TO SCHOOL.
SHOT OF FEET RUNNING
MADISON STUDENTS BEATING THE COLD ON THE WAY TO CLASS.
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GAURAV VYAS/MADISON PARENT SAYS 0023
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PARENTS INCHING UP TO DROP OFF THEIR KIDS SAFELY.
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GAURAV VYAS/MADISON PARENT SAYS 47 usually i drop her
off at the block but today i just
had to drive here just in front of the school 0054
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SOME UNSURE WHY SCHOOL WAS STILL IN SESSION AT ALL.
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BRIAN MUCKIAN/MADISON PARENT SAYS 0151 it's kind
of counteracting what they did earlier in
the month when it was similiar situation 0156
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT MIKE BARRY SAYS THEY
RESPECT OTHER DISTRICTS' DECISIONS BUT MADISON
WANTS TO KEEP OPTIONS OPEN FOR FAMILIES.
SOMETHING HE SAYS IS NEEDED WHEN
TODAY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE WAS 60-PERCENT.
MIKE BARRY/MADISON ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT SAYS 3337we want to make sure that we preserve the option
for those families that are really depending on us to provide a place that's safe
and warm with breakfast and lunch and under the care of our teachers 50
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MOM BECKY BERGUM IS OKAY WITH
SCHOOL BEING IN SESSION FOR TODAY.
BUT AS FAR AS TUESDAY GOES...
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BECKY BERGUM/MADISON PARENT SAYS 0413 so i think tomorrow would be an absolute day
off 16 but no i know they're in a hard spot trying to have
all those days they need to have 23 for the school year 23
IN MADISON MJO WISC NEWS 3.