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More Kansas schools to play sports; state adds 23 deaths


September 4, 2020

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Amid protests and lawsuits, two more large Kansas school districts are reversing course and allowing sports to proceed despite increases in the number of coronavirus cases and deaths.

The school board for the Olathe district, which is the state's second-largest with about 30,000 students, decided Thursday to allow fall sports and activities. Hundreds of parents had protested outside the meeting.

The superintendent of the nearby Blue Valley district then decided Friday morning to follow suit.

The decisions came after Wichita public schools reversed course Tuesday on pl...

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