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Newark Today to Address the Latest Around Remote Learning in NJ's Largest School District

On this month's edition of Newark Today, host Michael Hill will be joined by Mayor Ras Baraka to talk about the latest developments around the coronavirus. Roger Léon, Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, will join the discussion to talk about the latest around the plan to manage remote learning in New Jersey's largest school district, as well as when children will be allowed to return to the classroom.

We'll be taking calls LIVE at 844-677-9283 on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 8 p.m., here on WBGO 88.3FM and online at WBGO.ORG. The show will also be streaming on the Newark Today Facebook page.

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Alexandra Hill began her work with WBGO in June of 2012 in the news department. A graduate of the Rutgers Newark journalism program, Alexandra was also a student of WBGO News Director Doug Doyle. Alexandra has since become the lead general assignment reporter, afternoon news anchor, and producer of the award winning live call in show Newark Today. Since working for WBGO Alexandra has covered politics in and around Newark including the 2014 mayoral campaign of Mayor Ras Baraka as well as the senate campaigns of former Newark Mayor and now U.S. Senator Cory Booker in both 2013 and 2014. Alexandra also covers a host of human-interest stories, and has been recognized by the New York Association Of Black Journalists for her piece entitled Sheltering Newark’s Homeless.