With COVID-19 surging, schools suspend in-person education

  • FILE- In this Sept. 18, 2015 file photo, a University of Connecticut student pushes a button at a crosswalk outside one of the student dormitories, in Storrs, Conn. On Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, the University of Connecticut announced that it has placed all dormitories at its main campus under quarantine because of rising coronavirus infections. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the state spiking to record levels, bus drivers and teachers in quarantine, students getting sick and the holidays looming, Schools Superintendent Scott Hanback in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, made a tough decision this week.