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Minneapolis schools will go all virtual


July 31, 2020

Minneapolis Public Schools students will not go back to school in a traditional manner this fall, instead starting out the school year virtually.

District officials announced their plan to resume full distance learning at a board meeting Tuesday. A final vote is set to take place in August.

The decision comes ahead of a delayed statewide announcement that Gov. Tim Walz was expected to make Thursday.

By comparision, many schools in more rural areas, like in Carlton County, are considering plans that would combine distance learning days with in-school time.

Students were forced to abruptly s...

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