Oct 13, 2009 6:43 AM by Bea Karnes

Swine flu forces more school closures

The Columbus Day school holiday will stretch out for students at a charter academy in Pueblo. Southern Colorado Early College and Swallows Charter Academy in Pueblo County will be closed Tuesday because of H1N1 swine flu.

The closures follow more than a half-dozen closures last week. Some schools reported more than a third of students out sick with flu-like symptoms.


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