School Districts Close As COVID-19 Spreads; Riverdance: Then And Now

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In an effort to slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19, many public school districts have made the decision to shut down for many weeks, including New York City, Boston and Los Angeles. Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner discusses his decision to close the nation's second-largest school district, and what it's doing to support students, teachers and parents. Also, New York Times dance critic and former dancer in Riverdance Siobhan Burke shares why she thinks the dancing in the new 25th anniversary show is "spectacular." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's March 16, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on March 16, 2020.


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