Crowded US school: ‘We walked into a dangerous situation’ – BBC News

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  • After Hannah shared a photo of a crowded hallway at North Paulding High School in Georgia, the school faced national criticism. Then, after Covid-19 cases emerged among students and staff, the school was temporarily closed. Now, parents are facing the tough decision of choosing between in-person or distance learning when the school re-opens.

    The BBC spoke to students and a parent from the school about the district’s decision.

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