Watch: Education Town Hall on return-to-school plans

Local 4 is hosting a virtual town hall on education and the return to school amid the coronavirus pandemic.

DETROIT – Local 4 hosted a virtual town hall Thursday night on education and the return to school amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Devin Scillian and Paula Tutman were joined by education leaders from across the state to answer questions on the complicated decisions being made by schools and parents heading into the 2020-2021 school year.

Watch it in the video player above.

Town Hall guests list

The following is a list of the Town Hall guests:

  • Dr. Nikolai Vitti – Superintendent Detroit Public Schools Community District
  • Dr. Wanda Cook-Robinson – Superintendent Oakland Schools
  • Dr. Randy Liepa – Superintendent Wayne RESA
  • Superintendent Michael DeVault – Macomb Intermediate School District
  • Representative Pamela Hornberger – Chair of the Education Committee
  • Paula Herbart – President MEA
  • Terrence Martin – President DFT
  • Dr. Frank McGeorge, M.D.
  • Mark Sobolewski – Middle school teacher from Ann Arbor schools
  • Alaina Larsen – elementary school math teacher in Detroit
  • Christopher Capuano – Civics and history teacher from Novi Community Schools
  • Keisha Barber - parent
  • Nikki Little – parent
  • Gabriel Jackson – parent
  • Alivia Slazinski – college freshman at Michigan State University
  • Jaxson Douglass – high School sophomore University of Detroit Jesuit
  • Kissiah Davis – Senior at Cass Tech High School

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