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Classes held in gyms and cafeterias: Hawaii teachers struggle to cope with COVID-19 surge05:43
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This picture went viral at the start of the month. It shows students being put into their cafeteria with no work to do, sitting without any social distancing, and bored on their phones. The picture was taken at Kahuku High and Intermediate School. So many teachers were out due to COVID that students were put in a cafeteria to be supervised by security guards. (Courtesy of Osa Tui Jr.)
This picture went viral at the start of the month. It shows students being put into their cafeteria with no work to do, sitting without any social distancing, and bored on their phones. The picture was taken at Kahuku High and Intermediate School. So many teachers were out due to COVID that students were put in a cafeteria to be supervised by security guards. (Courtesy of Osa Tui Jr.)

A rise in COVID1-9 cases has Hawaii teachers struggling to cope with staffing shortages and sick students.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Osa Tui Jr., president of the Hawaii State Teacher's Association.

This segment aired on January 21, 2022.

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