Albuquerque charter school closed due to illness outbreak

Posted at: 05/01/2014 11:34 AM
Updated at: 05/01/2014 11:43 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

Cleaning crews work to sanitize classrooms after an illness outbreak.
Cleaning crews work to sanitize classrooms after an illness outbreak.


Photo: 21st Century Public Academy

An Albuquerque charter school will be closed for the rest of the week after dozens of students got sick.

At least 50 students at 21st Century Public Academy missed school on Wednesday. The school was closed on Thursday in order to sanitize the building.

Officials have confirmed the school will also be closed on Friday.

Tune into KOB Eyewitness News 4 tonight at 5 p.m. for a full report on the outbreak.