Durham Public Schools closed for students Monday due to bus staffing absences

Durham Public Schools closed for students Monday due to bus staffing absences

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham Public Schools officials announced Sunday afternoon that schools will be closed Monday for students. The closure is “due to absences within our transportation department,” according to a news release from Durham Public Schools spokeswoman Crystal Kimpson Roberts. The large number of absences will keep the school district from operating enough buses, officials said. Also, the lack of buses has canceled Durham Public Schools afterschool programs on Monday, the news release said. The school district said …