Midday Newsmaker: Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises | WYPR

Midday Newsmaker: Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises

Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Sonja Santelises, CEO Baltimore City Public Schools
Credit Baltimore City Public Schools

Today's Newsmaker guest is Dr. Sonja Santelises, the CEO of Baltimore City Public SchoolsShe joins Tom for the hour to discuss one of the key questions facing school communities across the nation: as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, how and when can we safely reopen our schools?  Dr. Santelises will also talk about getting teachers and students vaccinated, outfitting school buildings for COVID-safe operation, the pros and cons of remote learning, and how the Biden Administration's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan would benefit state and local education systems. 

Dr. Santelises also addresses your comments and questions.