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Iaeger, W.Va.---Students at Iaeger Elementary in McDowell County will head back to class on Thursday.

You may recall, the school was permanently shutdown after a large section of its parking lot slid into the Tug River on December 7.

School Superintendent Nelson Spencer tells us Pre-K, kindergartners, and first graders will relocate to Bradshaw Elementary. Students in second through fifth grades will relocate to River View High School.

The updated bus schedule will be posted on the McDowell Co. Board of Education's website Tuesday morning.

Spencer says there will not be any days added to the end of the school year, but teachers will adjust instruction to prioritize the objectives and standards. He adds this is a short-term solution. The details of a more permanent one are still being hammered out.

Site preparation for a new Iaeger Elementary School is now underway, but construction on the new facility will not be complete until Spring 2015.

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