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BTH: Memphis-area Schools to Reopen Amid COVID-19


Administrators are facing another semester overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic as students in the Shelby County Schools district return to classes on August 8.

Yetta Lewis, co-founder and CEO of Gestalt Community Schools, Freedom Prep Schools' Robin J. Webb and Frayser Community Schools' Dr. Bobby White join this week's WKNO-TV Behind the Headlines. They talk to host Eric Barnes and Daily Memphian reporter Daja Henry about how they plan to keep classrooms safe as the contagious Delta variant spreads across the country.

They also discuss how education bills passed during this year's legislative session will impact area schools .

Click here to watch this episode.