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Schools Closed For Summer, Nome Students & Teachers Continue Distance Learning

Exterior of Nome Elementary School, an off-white building with a smiling polar bear as its mascot.

Yesterday, Governor Mike Dunleavy extended the state-wide school closures through the rest of the school year. However, for school districts across the state, including Nome Public Schools (NPS), distance education will continue. NPS’s Superintendent Jamie Burgess says this announcement did not come as a shock to the district. “I think this was something that was…

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