What will happen when in-person classes resume in September?
With schools across the southern US reporting Covid-19 spikes, Covid-19 and the coming school year bring concern on infection rates. Lisa Durden asks if the classroom is a Covid-19 hotspot or a safe space for students, teachers and faculty.
Durden, along with her #DopeAF contributors talk about the risks and rewards.
Dr. Leah Z. Owens. Owner of Just Writing LLC. An Education, Research and Consultant Company. She’s also a teacher-scholar-activist and former elected member of the Newark Board of Education. She’s a co-founding member of Newark Education Workers (NEW) Caucus. Her years teaching in Newark Public Schools, shaped her political consciousness in a way that centers antiracism and justice. She currently serves as a coordinator in the Teacher Education Department at Drew University.
Terrance L. Bankston. Serves as the Interim Director/Coordinator of Service Learning and 1st Year Experience at #BloomfieldCollege Center for Student Leadership and Engagement. He’s also very active in his community of Newark, NJ as the founder of Parent University and will be hosting the Southward Summit; a virtual engagement event to discuss the state of the southward, happening on August 15, 2020.
Denise Cole. Education Advocate/Member of The Alliance For Newark Public Schools. Retired Certified Social Worker, NJ, Retired Captain in the United States Army and Retired Senior Investigator at Office of the Public Defender.
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