Every brick and mortar school in Santa Rosa County saw lower than anticipated enrollment, attributed to COVID-19.
Anticipating the dropping attendance, the district laid off 83 teachers about a week before school start day. That number dropped to 28 by Labor Day as more students returned to the classroom than anticipated.
And Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick indicated he’s optimistic. He said the district is within about 2% of projected attendance.
Read the full article in the Sept. 10 issue of the Navarre Press.