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Districts across Minnesota have begun to announce their reopening plans for the new school year, with many opting for a “hybrid” blend of in-person instruction…
Qorsho Hassan, 30, who teaches fourth grade, will represent Minnesota in the national contest.
The state's Safe Learning Plan relies on many variables.
Teachers and districts have less than six weeks to prepare their volatile reopening plans.
Gov. Tim Walz's "Safe Learning Plan" also outlines a need for schools to maintain strict cleaning procedures, make accommodations for physical distancing and enforce near-universal mask wearing.
Superintendent Ed Graff said district officials want the school year to begin Sept. 8 with what they're calling "distance learning with supports," a model in which instruction and coursework would happen remotely.
Families who apply for the benefit may also qualify for an additional $100 for summer meals.
Many private schools in Minnesota are already deciding to open in the fall — and parents are taking note.
Bus drivers, classroom assistants and others say they may seek other jobs amid the uncertainty about the school year.
As they try to plan ahead for the school year, Minnesota schools and families are struggling with a growing list of questions and few answers.