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Majority of Bessemer students elect to go in-person


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BESSEMER — The majority of Bessemer students have elected to go for in-person education, with only 10% of the student population choosing to go for virtual education.

“Kids are finding that it is easier for them to come in to school,” said superintendent Dan Niemi.

The remote learning program is run on the same time line as the in-person classes, according to Niemi. He said if a student has a homeroom at 8 a.m., they must log in to the class at 8 a.m. This helps the school keep track of attendance, required contact time, and everything the school is b...