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Here's How Virtual Classes Are Going For Kansas City Public Schools, One Month In

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A young student sits at a desk with a laptop in his home with his mother pointing at the screen.
Carlos Moreno
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KCUR 89.3
Kansas City Public Schools started the school year virtually, but now hopes some students can come in-person in the near future.

After a month of having only virtual classes, Kansas City Public Schools is considering letting some students return to school.

Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent Mark Bedell says internet access is one problem, even after the district pushed out more than 6,000 internet hot spots. Also, only 80-84% of students are connecting on a daily basis.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is a reporter focusing on race, culture and ethnicity for KCUR 89.3. Contact him at luke@kcur.org or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.