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BCPS Superintendent Joins Congressional Remote Hearing “Challenges to Safely Reopening K-12 Schools”

August 5, 2020 

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie is speaking at a remote hearing of the Congressional Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis on Thursday, August 6, 2020, with former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and education and public health professionals. The hearing will examine the challenges to safely reopening K-12 schools during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Robert W. Runcie
Superintendent, Broward County Public Schools

The Honorable Arne Duncan
Managing Partner, Emerson Collective
Former Secretary of Education

Dr. Caitlin Rivers
Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
Assistant Professor of Department of Environmental Health and Engineering,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Remote Hearing “Challenges to Safely Reopening K-12 Schools”                           

Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 2 p.m.                                     

Livestream will be available on YouTubethe Select Subcommittee websiteand the Committee on Oversight and Reform website.   




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