Kansas State Board of Education votes yes to reopening plans

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A bottle of hand sanitizer sits on a cart as Des Moines Public Schools custodian Tracy Harris cleans a chair in a classroom at Brubaker Elementary School, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Kansas State Board of Education voted on school reopening guidelines Wednesday morning.

The State Board passed the document in a 9-0 vote.

In a 1,000 page draft to board members, the Department of Education recommended:

  • Schools can hold in person, online or mixed classes.
  • Local school districts can decide how to reopen.

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