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After staffing shortage, Cloquet schools on the rise

After warning families that the district might have to switch to distance learning because of staffing shortages caused by the pandemic, Cloquet superintendent Michael Cary said things are looking up. Staffing levels have stabilized, somewhat.

“They’re still not exactly where we would want them to be, but they have definitely improved,” Cary told Cloquet school board members during Monday’s meeting. “All the available data that we can see would suggest that we should be at or nearing our [Covid] surge peak soon — if we haven’t hit it already. So we’re hopeful that we’ll be able to manage our w...

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