A school building in southern Indiana is covered in mold and has parents concerned over the dangerous school environment. Henryville Elementary School was rebuilt in 2012 after a severe tornado damaged the building. The school is just 20 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky. School Officials said the lack of air conditioning in the school's gym and the summer's humid weather might have aided in the growth of mold throughout the school.
The students were forced to leave their classrooms after school officials discovered mold throughout the building last week. The students were moved to West Clark Community Schools in Henryville. The campus in Henryville has been inspected for mold this summer.
A parent with two children enrolled in Henryville Elementary School is very frustrated. The parent says her third-grader has mold allergies and has been complaining of headaches. The parent told the Courier-Journal of Louisville that she feels guilty sending her kids to the school. Henryville Elementary School school was rebuilt after a tornado damaged the building in 2012 that killing 14 people. Officials do not know how long it will take to fix the mold situation in the school.
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