TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — With several districts starting the new school year virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic, groups are creating kits to help students engage.

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The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools is working with the United Way of Central Maryland, and the Michael Phelps Foundation to make 2,500 kits.


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Bags will have stress balls, fidget spinners, journals and information to help cope with anxiety.

They will go to 50 different schools across the county.

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