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Despite warnings from health departments to not have children come back to school buildings, some parents are pushing for their districts to do just that.

Even as the number of new known cases shows no decline, some residents are arguing for their children to attend their brick-and-mortar schools.

Health officials have recommended that schools not have students in classrooms this fall, but not all districts are following the advice.

In addition to being KCUR's afternoon newscaster, Lisa Rodriguez covers city hall and other news around Kansas City. Follow her on Twitter @larodrig.
Chris Young is an Assistant Producer for KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at chrisy@kcur.org.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.