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Many Questions Remain On Reopening Connecticut And Its Schools

May 7, 2020

Connecticut’s schools will stay closed for the rest of the academic year. This hour, we talk about what two more months of distance learning will look like and what needs to happen before students return to school in the fall. State Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona and Jeff Leake, the president of Connecticut’s largest teacher’s union, join us.

Later: as we approach the end of the Governor’s closure order, what might re-opening the state look like? We hear from a TIME Magazine reporter about the steps scientists and public health officials say the country must take in order to reopen and return to a “new normal.”

GUESTS:

  • Alice Park - National health correspondent for TIME Magazine (@AliceParkNY)
  • Dr. Miguel Cardona - Commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Education (@teachcardona)
  • Jeff Leake - President of the Connecticut Education Association (CEA), the largest teachers’ union in Connecticut (@ceajeff)

Cat Pastor contributed to this show.