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It's like the first day of class again, but with real reasons for teachers, staff to have jitters.
Some federal aid may go toward offsetting "learning loss"caused by pandemic hurdles.
As students struggle with loss, they long for a return to routine. Nearing the halfway mark of the school year, school leaders are wrestling with how to get many of them back in the classroom.
As with the last round of stimulus funds, schools are expected to have some flexibility in deciding how to spend the money.
In classrooms or at home, students have more options for virtual tours and visits.
Several large school districts plans to reopen elementary schools.
The state will leave the decision to reopen to local school districts.
Rising spread of COVID-19 and staffing shortages have sent more than half of Minnesota's public districts and charter schools into full-timedistance learning. And there's little indication that students could be back to schools anytime soon.