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BACK TO SCHOOL: Bemidji Area Charter Schools

Charter schools in the Bemidji Area serve students from Kindergarten through 12th grade, and many have cooperative agreements for bussing, special education and food services through the Bemidji School District. As a result, some charter schools in the Bemidji Area have also opted to begin four days later than previously …

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Clearwater County Schools

In Clearwater County, a couple of new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in recent weeks, but under the Safe Learning Plan spreadsheets, Clearwater County has had a 0 case rate per 10,000 people for the last two reporting periods. That rate changed to 1.13 for the two-week period ending Aug. 15, …

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Cass County Schools

In northern Cass County, Cass Lake-Bena and Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Schools opted for distance learning, while students in Walker-Hackensack-Akeley schools will attend in-person classes. The Leech Lake Tribal Council issued a recommendation in mid-August that schools within the boundaries of the reservation start the school year with distance learning. Guidance from the …

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Back to School

News Director Larissa Donovan has been compiling and summarizing back to school plans for area schools and districts. Bemidji Area School Board finalized an in-person elementary, hybrid model for middle and high school students during their August board meeting. Bemidji Area Charter Schools will also largely use the hybrid model. …

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Hubbard County Schools

According to Minnesota’s Safe Learning Plan documents, Hubbard County’s new case rate per 10,000 people was 2.88 for the two-week period ending Aug. 15, down from 5.27 for the two-week period ending Aug. 8. Even with a new case rate of under 10, which allows all students to return to …

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