Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, it's shaping up to be an unusual school year.
A local business and church is responding to a semester containing masks, social distancing and virtual schooling.
The owners of Kiddie City, 330 Whitestown Road, will offer a place for children using the cyber school option this coming school year.
There will be staff members available to help children with assignments if necessary and will watch the children the rest of the time.
Owner Rich Gallsaid the great thing about the program is children won't have to ride on a crowded school bus, and they will be limited in exposure to the same children and the same staff every day.
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