After 5-month break, classes resume in some Kansas schools
August 14, 2020
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Columbus school district Superintendent Brian Smith has spent the week hauling furniture out of classrooms to make more space for social distancing as students prepare to return next week after a five-month COVID-19 imposed break.
"It is almost like you are preparing for war," Smith said. "And there is so much that can go wrong and so many unknowns."
His 950-student district is among several dozen mostly rural Kansas school systems to resume classes next week after a handful tested the waters this week.
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