Wisconsin Education Officials Discuss Returning To Schools

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Student in a remote-learning classroom
Students at Driggers Elementary School attend a class in-person as they interact with classmates virtually, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, in San Antonio. After seeing two academic years thrown off course by the pandemic, school leaders around the country are planning for the possibility of more distance learning next fall at the start of yet another school year. Eric Gay/AP Photo

Districts across Wisconsin have different ideas of what returning to classrooms will look like. The president of Milwaukee’s teachers union explains the district’s phased reopening plan. We also talk with the superintendents of Green Bay and Eau Claire about their efforts to return to classrooms.

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  • Returning To Classrooms In Green Bay And Eau Claire

    As more Wisconsinites receive coronavirus vaccines, more schools and grade levels are returning to classrooms. We talk with the superintendents of Eau Claire and Green Bay public schools about their districts’ operations.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Amy Mizialko Guest
  • Michael Johnson Guest
  • Steve Murley Guest