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The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Complicating Decisions To Send College Students Back To Campus

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Some universities will have in-person classes this fall, increasing students' exposure to the coronavirus.

Families considering whether or not to send college-age kids back to campus for the fall semester are facing some unprecedented choices.

The ongoing pandemic means families need to formulate a plan in case the student contracts the coronavirus, if they need to quarantine before a visit home, and if they find they can't be successful in online-learning situations.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.
Grace Cole is an intern for KCUR's Up To Date.