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Bessemer schools making multiple plans for 2020-21


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer Area School District has announced that it is “anticipating” a return to in-person learning this fall, but officials are also preparing for an exclusively online method of learning, as well as a method that will combine both.

“There are so many questions that all the superintendents have, we just want some sort of direction on what is going to happen, so we are making these three plans up for any direction the state says we have to follow,” said Dan Niemi, superintendent of Bessemer Area Schools.

Niemi said that h...