As the vaccine rollout intensifies, there’s hope and optimism that the second largest school district in the region will be able to open in a few weeks; we talk with the superintendent for the Sacramento City Unified School District and the teachers’ union about how close both sides are on welcoming students back to class. Also, how do the ‘return-to-school’ plans help improve our local economy? Plus, a legendary Sacramento restaurant hopes to stay open as downtown takes yet another economic hit.
- Sacramento City Unified School District Superintendent Jorge Aguilar and Sacramento City Unified Teachers’ Association First Vice President Nikki Milevsky discuss the district’s reopening plan, negotiations with the teachers’ union, and the impact Governor Newsom’s incentive program had on the district’s decision to open
- CapRadio Politics Reporter and “California State of Mind” co-host Nicole Nixon takes a closer look at what the return-to-school means for students of color
- Greater Sacramento Economic Council President and CEO Barry Broome talks about how the return-to-school plan can impact economic growth, as well as the status of the Sacramento region one year after COVID-19 forced the shutdown of thousands of businesses
- Fat Family Restaurants President Jerry Fat on the state of his restaurant group a year after the shutdown, the outlook for 2021, and the impact of downtown Sacramento’s closure