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Missouri education leaders update lawmakers on COVID-19 response plans, efforts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Students, teachers, and families have felt the effect of the pandemic whether it be from remote learning, sending students back to the classroom, or a hybrid of the two.

Missouri education leaders told lawmakers in Jefferson City Thursday it’s been a struggle and it’s going to take time to see the impact COVID-19 has had on students.

“Our kids are not being taught to the same degree, they are not engaging the content like they were,” State Rep. Doug Richey (R- Excelsior Springs) said. “Teachers are frustrated because the kids aren’t logging in.”

It’s been months

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