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Bessemer schools to continue in-person


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BESSEMER — Bessemer high school students will continue with in-person learning despite a recommendation from the Michigan Education Association on Friday to revert back to virtual learning for two weeks.

“(Schools in the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District) came to the conclusion that because it is just highly recommended and not mandated, that we’re just going to continue in person,” said Dan Niemi, superintendent of Bessemer Area School District.

Niemi said he believes the recommendation by the MEA applies more to districts in lower Michi...

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