Martin Duffy is proud of his bar and restaurant that he built with his family in downtown Osseo. But now, after they couldn’t find enough workers, they’ve had to make a difficult decision.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently extended a summer meal program that allows schools to provide free meals to students as the country works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Thursday, a few dozen teachers held a demonstration outside of the Osseo Area School District office calling on leaders to change the plans for the start of the school year from hybrid learning to fully online, distance learning.
With so many students struggling to navigate or have access to distance learning, school districts are taking different approaches to how students’ grades will count towards their GPA while colleges and universities consider how the pandemic will impact applications.