And they promise they’ll make a final decision about what the school year will look like by the end of next week.
But the survey results did not offer a full picture of Minnesota students: They did not proportionately represent the state’s communities of color.
Minnesota’s education system has long produced better outcomes and opportunities for its white students than its students of color.
Whatever scenario Minnesota officials choose for a return to school, it’s sure to disproportionately affect communities of color.
But he, too, is wary of a return to in-person learning.