Friday October 21st, 2016 4:15PM

GA middle school students evaluated for itchy skin

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA - Atlanta Public Schools officials say nearly two dozen middle school students are being evaluated for severe itching.

21 students at Brown Middle School in southwest Atlanta were taken to Hughes Spalding Hospital Monday afternoon.

Officials are unsure of what caused the students' skin to itch. Atlanta Public Schools Spokesman Stephen Alford says the students were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Officials say no hives or rashes have been reported.
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