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Schools across the nation welcome back students

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A sign at Pauoa Elementary School in Honolulu on Monday informs students when to pick-up computers for distance learning. Many Hawaii public school students are spending the first day of school online as coronavirus cases surge, mostly on Oahu.
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In this photo provided by Keoki Fraser, a small group of kindergarteners sits spaced apart in a classroom at Aikahi Elementary School in Kailua, on Monday. The teachers union is concerned many students are going to campuses despite announcements from education officials that Hawaii public schools would be starting the first four weeks online. Aikahi Principal Keoki Fraser says small groups of students are coming in this week for a few hours at a time for orientation, learning how to use technology for remote learning, and to connect with teachers and friends.
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In this photo provided by Keoki Fraser, handmade signs greet students on the first day of school at Aikahi Elementary in Kailua on Monday. The teachers union is concerned many students are going to campuses despite announcements from education officials that Hawaii public schools would be starting the first four weeks online. Aikahi Principal Keoki Fraser says small groups of students are coming in this week for a few hours at a time for orientation, learning how to use technology for remote learning, and to connect with teachers and friends.
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In this photo provided by Burke Burnett, Kaimuki Middle School eighth-grader Anastasiya Kamaletdinova is shown sitting in front of a computer for school in her bedroom on Monday. Like many Hawaii public school students, she's spending the first day of school online as coronavirus cases surge, mostly on Oahu.
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Caleb Bouldin, 14, waits for classes to start for the first day back to school at Tupelo High School in Tupelo Mississippi Monday.
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Jon Reid, 15, of Tupelo Mississippi walks past the school buses as he and other students start their first day back at Tupelo High School Monday.
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Senior psychology majors Lindsay Natsab and Lexy Harris walk into the University Center on campus at UTC on Monday in Chattanooga, Tenn. Monday was UTC's first day of classes in person classes since March, when all University of Tennessee schools moved to virtual classes in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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Michael Bayard, far left, Ashleigh Bayard, Shelli Boggs and Dawn Oliphant, hold signs outside Queen Creek High School in Queen Creek, Ariz., on Monday to welcome students back on the first day of school. The first day of school, a normally happy ritual, was fraught with conflict Monday at some schools opening in Arizona, echoing debates across the country over the risks of holding all in-person instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Shields guard Vail Christian High School students during the first day of school Monday in Edwards, Colo. Schools are trying to find ways to adapt to social distancing guidelines when it comes to welcoming back students in-person.
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Students and signs welcome back kids the first day of school for Vail Christian High School Monday in Edwards, Colo. COVID-19 adds a new challenge for students returning to school in the fall.
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Students walk into Liberty Elementary School during the first day of class Monday in Murray, Utah. Murray City School District opened its doors offering its 6,300 students a choice among in-person learning, hybrid instruction and distance learning.
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Liberty Elementary School sign welcomes students back during the first day of class Monday in Murray, Utah. Murray City School District opened its doors offering its 6,300 students a choice among in-person learning, hybrid instruction and distance learning.
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Cimmie Hunter, left, and Cadence Ludlow, both 6th graders, arrive at Liberty Elementary School during the first day of class Monday in Murray, Utah. Murray City School District opened its doors Monday offering its 6,300 students a choice among in-person learning, hybrid instruction and distance learning.
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Cimmie Hunter, left, and Cadence Ludlow, both 6th graders, arrive at Liberty Elementary School during the first day of class Monday in Murray, Utah. Murray City School District opened its doors offering its 6,300 students a choice among in-person learning, hybrid instruction and distance learning.
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Cimmie Hunter, left, and Cadence Ludlow, both 6th graders, arrive at Liberty Elementary School during the first day of class Monday in Murray, Utah. Murray City School District opened its doors offering its 6,300 students a choice among in-person learning, hybrid instruction and distance learning.

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