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H1N1 Flu Virus Poses Challenge For Students To Make Up Schoolwork

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The H1N1 flu virus is affecting local schools in a variety of ways. William Gibbs Elementary in Germantown opened for the first time this week.

Beyond stocking up on tissues and hand sanitizer, there is the issue of making up classwork for students who will miss school because they're ill. Principal Kim Bosnic says each teacher must send daily lesson plans to the school's webmaster.

Matt Bush reports....


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