North Carolina school district under fire for not cancelling school Monday

A North Carolina school district is under scrutiny after opting not to cancel classes Monday following Hurricane Florence.

Durham Public Schools reportedly made the decision to operate on a normal schedule Monday. Neighboring counties closed schools.

Video posted by a parent on Facebook showed a school bus traversing a flooded street. "Yeah not putting my daughter on the bus!! Don't know how this is safe!," the post read in part.

The school system responded this morning, saying:

A second statement was released later, which said: