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W-M moves to K-12 virtual learning through Dec. 8

WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield-Marenisco Board of Education voted 4-1 Monday evening to keep all students of Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School in virtual learning through Dec. 8.

The action — in which Board Secretary Stacie Rooni cast the dissenting vote — was taken in relation to a state mandate requiring students in grades 9-12 to adhere to virtual status throughout that time period.

“The board weighed whether or not to move all students K-12 to virtual for the three-week period,” said Superintendent Jason Gustafson in a Tuesday press release.

He added that arguments were given both fo...

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