Local health official answers why school plans differ for younger, older students

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — Students in Gaston County are also returning to learning, but plans for going back to school have caused anxiety for so many, from balancing health concerns for students and faculty to families with emotional, social and economic needs.

In addition, add those concerns to the complex logistics of virtual learning. Parents said they still have questions just days before school starts.

Channel 9 has heard from so many concerned parents so we took some of your questions and concerns to a local expert.

Watch the video above as Channel 9′s Mark Taylor speaks with Gaston County’s health director to find out why back to school plans look different for younger and older students.