Ashmore (Ill.) School Closed After Half its Students Call in Sick

Friday, September 28, 2012

The elementary school in the central Illinois community of Ashmore was closed after half its 100 students failed to show up. Community Unit School District No. 1 Superintendent Jim Littleford said Wednesday that in addition to 51 students, five of the school's staff also reported a flu-like illness.

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