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On top of longstanding challenges like pay and irregular hours, they said many drivers have opted out of the field because of COVID-19-related health concerns, more frequent schedule shifts, and other pandemic-related complications.
The state's largest district, Anoka-Hennepin, was among the school systems resuming classes. Many, particularly in metro-area schools, are wearing masks because of school district-imposed mask mandates.
Across Minnesota, students are leaping — or trudging — into a third school year shaded by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A parents group says Walz should require masks to protect students' rights.
More than 20% of eligible students did not take statewide tests.
The mask requirement will be reviewed weekly.
In patchwork of last-minute decisions, more districts issue mandates.
Close to 100 public schools are set to open new virtual academies this fall. On that list are programs built over years of careful study and others assembled in a matter of months. A few are still making those decisions, even with the new school year just weeks away.
Minnesota officials cited rising COVID-19 case rates and the risk of spread among unvaccinated people in schools.
Record number have resigned in Minnesota this year amid controversies.