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Viewpoint Special: What will Idaho schools look like this fall?

In this special "Back to School 2020" edition of Viewpoint, KTVB's Mark Johnson tackles topics and viewer questions regarding back to school amid the pandemic.

BOISE, Idaho — Families and students have had countless questions regarding the upcoming school year and what classrooms will look like amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

On July 16 at 7 p.m., KTVB's Mark Johnson tackled topics and viewer questions regarding back to school in a special edition of Viewpoint.

Editor's note: The full one-hour broadcast can be viewed in the video player above.

Mark spoke with Idaho Education Association President Layne McInelly and Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra about the state’s reopening plan.

Dan Hollar with the Boise School District also joined us to talk about Boise’s reopening plan, the online learning program, teacher concerns about returning and how the district is addressing those concerns.

Later in the program, Ybarra and McInelly, as well as State Board Of Education President Debbie Critchfield and the governor’s education policy advisor, Greg Wilson, joined Mark for a live Q&A session, where they answered viewer questions.

Watch the full Q&A session in the video player below:

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