WXXI Live Forum: Reopening Schools

WXXI Live Forum: Reopening Schools

Tue, 09/01/2020 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

WXXI hosts a live forum that explores the challenge of reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hosted by Evan Dawson of WXXI News’ Connections, the broadcast will cover local districts’ plans for reopening; questions and concerns from teachers, parents, and students; and how superintendents, pediatricians, and local leaders are preparing for the challenges ahead. WXXI Live Forum: Reopening Schools airs Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV and simulcast on AM 1370. It will also stream on WXXINews.org and @WXXINews on Facebook Live. 

Panelists include: Kathleen Graupman, superintendent of Greece Central School District and president of the Monroe County Council of School Superintendents; Gene Mancuso, superintendent of Honeoye Falls-Lima Central School District; Dr. Michael Mendoza, M.D., Monroe County Public Health Commissioner; Lesli Myers-Small, superintendent of Rochester City School District; and Leslie Seltzer, vice president, Brighton PTSA.

Community members will have the opportunity to ask panelists questions during the broadcast. Viewers can also submit questions in advance by calling 585-209-3180 or posting them on Twitter/Facebook, tagging @WXXINews. Questions may also be emailed to forum@wxxi.org.

WXXI Live Forum: Reopening Schools will be recorded and will repeat Wednesday, September 2 at 11 a.m. and Friday, September 4 at 12 a.m. and 8 a.m. on WXXI-WORLD (DT 21.2/cable 1275) and on Sunday, September 6 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on WXXI-TV. Viewers can also find the recorded broadcast at WXXINews.org.