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The Current Plan For Reopening Olathe & North Kansas City Schools To Students In The Fall

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Children reach their hands out from a North Kansas City School District Bus
Courtesy of North Kansas City Schools
Superintendents from Olathe and North Kansas City says their school districts are planning for in-person classes in the fall, with a virtual option for students or parents who want it.

Concerns are mounting over how students will get back to school in the wake of a global pandemic. Superintendents from Kansas and Missouri discussed their options for a safe return in the fall semester.

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