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Parents Angry About School's Facebook Post

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BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) Parents in Breathitt County were upset about a Facebook post from a Breathitt County elementary school. 

The LBJ Elementary post has now been deleted, but it encouraged parents to send their children to school. The post also promised an incentive for the homeroom with 100% attendance. Several parents commented saying that it sounded like the district was telling parents to send sick children to school. 

Breathitt County School leaders have apologized for the post, saying they would never tell sick kids to come to school.

"I think that it may have been, it must have been a misunderstanding, and we apologize for that if there were any misconceptions about that," said Wayne Sizemore, the district's health services director.

He says that they've offered attendance incentives to students for several years and will continue to do so. 

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