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Arkansas Week: Back To School


This episode of “Arkansas Week” addresses back to school plans, including contingency plans for students and faculty on returning to campus and the impact on education while adhering to health guidelines. Secretary Johnny Key of the Arkansas Department of Education and Dr. Richard Abernathy, executive director of the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators, will discuss plans for the 2020 elementary and secondary education school year. Dr. Maria Markham, director of the Arkansas Division of Higher Education; Chancellor Joe Steinmetz of the University of Arkansas; and Dr. Joel Tumlison, physician specialist for the Arkansas Department of Health, will discuss plans for the reopening of colleges and universities across the state.