Updates On California School Reopenings, Safety Precautions / Pros, Cons Of In-Person Learning During Pandemic
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In this Aug. 19, 2020 file photo, teachers Andrea Gordon, left, and Melissa Stacy go over plans for the possibility of classroom learning, among socially-distanced desks at Palm Vista Elementary School in Twentynine Palms, Calif.
AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File
Nearly a year into the pandemic, California schools remain closed. The California Teachers Association says it wants to make sure there are proper guidelines in place to keep teachers safe, while some are hoping to get schools open as soon as safely possible; we talk about the difference of opinion, what defines safe, and when schools might reopen. Plus, how one college student is organizing an effort to provide free child care for frontline health workers.
- CapRadio’s Politics Reporter and California State Of Mind Host Nicole Nixon breaks down what’s going on at the California Capitol in regards to schools reopening
- California Teachers Association President E. Toby Boyd talks about the safety precautions he thinks should be taken before schools return to in-person learning
- Parent and member of Open Schools California Ernesto Falcon discusses his experiences with distance learning and why he and others want schools to reopen soon
- Reno COVID-19 Community Care Director Michelle Cao shares how she helps health workers by providing child care through a volunteer organization