KPS to set-up in-person learning hubs to help students

Kalamazoo school officials plan locations with wifi, meals, and health services for students struggling with online learning.

Kalamazoo Public Schools plans to open in-person learning hubs to help students who are having a hard time with online learning.

The district is holding all-online classes for at least the first 12 weeks of the current school year. The learning hubs would provide wifi, snacks and meals, and mental health and wellness resources to help out students who may not have access to those things at home.

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Superintendent Rita Raichoudhuri spoke about the plans during a board meeting last week. She said they plan to launch the hubs during the second week of October.

The hubs will be available first to students identified as being the most in-need. That includes students with learning difficulties, those without reliable internet services, and those experiencing housing or food insecurity.

In all, that could include as many as 842 students.

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