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Committee on education sets hearing to discuss return to school; will include Q&A session

Louisiana State Capitol Building
Posted at 2:01 PM, Jun 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-20 15:12:02-04

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Senate Committee on Education, chaired by Senator Cleo Fields, is holding a hearing on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. in the John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room of the Louisiana State Capitol to discuss plans for reopening Louisiana's K-12 schools, according to a release.

The hearing will feature presentations by Dr. Cade Brumley, Superintendent of Education, and Dr. Courtney Phillips, Secretary of the Department of Health. It will also include a question and answer session. All concerned individuals are encouraged to submit questions for possible consideration during the meeting.

"As we look forward to the fall and the reopening of our school systems, we must send a consistent message to our constituents with regard to the plans and guidelines for the students of Louisiana," noted Fields. "Getting our students and teachers back into the classroom in the safest, most efficient manner is our top priority."

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