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Before the end of the month, the Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota Department of Health will share their determination on the educational delivery model that they believe will be in the best interest of the health and safety of Twin Cities students, parents, school staff, and school communities for the 2020-21 school year.

On Tuesday, Minnesota Public Radio News host Kerri Miller spoke with two experts about how to weigh the risk of a very complex issue of reopening schools or closing for the fall. She spoke with

  • Scott Sargrad is a former U.S. Department of Education official and current vice president of K-12 education policy at the Center for American Progress.
  • Dr. Kate Connor is a pediatrician at Johns Hopkins and the medical director of the Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education.

You can listen to a recording of that conversation here at Should schools reopen this fall?

Please let us know how you feel? Should schools reopen or should they remain closed?

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