Tnisha Nation, left, Sandrea Guerrero, center, and Elena Mojica reach out to families in the San Antonio Independent School District, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in San Antonio. School districts that lost enrollment during the pandemic are looking anxiously to the fall to see how many families stick with the education choices they made over the last year. In hopes of boosting enrollment, many districts have launched new efforts to connect with families of young children, including blanketing communities with yard signs and enlisting bus drivers to call families. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias tosses the ball in the air before being taken out of the game during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, waves next to Swiss President Guy Parmelin, right, as he arrives at Villa La Grange for the U.S.-Russia summit in Geneva, Switzerland, June 16, 2021. (Denis Balibouse/Pool Photo via AP)

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FILE - In this June 6, 2021 file photo, a woman dances by a cafe terrace in Lille, northern France. France is lifting mandatory mask-wearing outdoors and will halt an eight-month nightly coronavirus curfew on June 20.(AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)

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