Classes resume for students after mold in Philadelphia, New Jersey schools

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Classes resume after mold found: Sarah Bloomquist reports during Action News at Noon on October 18, 2017. (WPVI)

Classes resume for a number of students in Philadelphia and New Jersey after mold was found in their schools.

Students will return to John B. Kelly Elementary School in Germantown on Wednesday after an extensive mold cleanup.

Traces of mold were found in several classrooms of the school last week.

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Kelly School remains closed Monday: walter Perez reports on Action News at 11 p.m., October 15, 2017

The district said the problem was due to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning issues.

Meanwhile, staff and students of Whitehall Elementary in Gloucester County, New Jersey are also headed back to class, just not at their usual school.

They must report to Williamstown Middle School.

Students and staff have been relocated while mold cleanup continues at the grade school.
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Board votes to shut down NJ school with mold. Jeannette Reyes reports during Action News at Noon on October 6, 2017.

But Holly Glen Elementary is the only other school that remains closed, since officials decided to do a mold sweep across the Monroe Township School District last week.
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