abc7NY's Back to School Town Hall: Your questions answered

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Friday, August 28, 2020
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Michelle Charlesworth moderates as a panel of experts answer viewer questions about the upcoming school year.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- The 2020 school year will be unlike any other. Following the sudden shift to remote learning at the end of last academic year, COVID-19 has forced administrators, teachers, parents, and students to adapt.

abc7NY's Back to School Town Hall brought experts together from New York City and across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to answer your questions such as how to help your child excel in a remote classroom, understanding what students need to do if attending in-class instruction to stay safe, and what questions should you ask about your schools remote learning plan. Watch Part 1 above.


Our panelists included:

-Dr. Jennifer Ashton - ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent

-Dr. Victor Fornari: Chief of Division - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

-Ronald Chaluisán - Executive Director of the Newark Trust for Education


To watch our Back to School Town Hall on television, we invite you to download our apps for Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Android TV.

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