Struggling With A Return To Learn
This week, a judge denied a request by Des Moines Public Schools for an injunction that would block the state from requiring classes to start in-person. On this edition of River to River, an update on this story and other news connected with our state’s struggle to return to learn.
Host Ben Kieffer is joined by IPR central Iowa reporter Grant Gerlock to unpack the latest developments in the court cases involving Des Moines and Iowa City Community School District.
Later in the podcast, Hailee Sandberg tells the story of how her son's school district handled a student testing positive for COVID-19.
Grant Gerlock, central Iowa reporter, IPR
Hailee Sandberg, mother of two from southern Buchanan County