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Students Balance School And Idaho Farm Jobs During Distance Learning

Matt Guilhem
Boise State Public Radio

Students across Idaho are now doing school at home. But many are having to balance school work with their agricultural jobs to make money for their families

Joining Idaho Matters to talk more about how the coronarivus school closures has meant more teens are working essential agriculture jobs, are Nicole Foy with the Idaho Statesman, and Sami Edge with Idaho Education News.

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.