As kids head back to class, ABC7/WABC-TV NY examines the challenges impacting educators and administrators with the “Back to School: Academic Recovery” town hall special, hosted by WABC-TV “Eyewitness News This Morning” weekday co-anchor Mike Marza and reporter and co-anchor of “Eyewitness News” Saturday and Sunday mornings Michelle Charlesworth, on Wednesday, Sept. 6 (5:00-6:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC7’s streaming and digital platforms: online, mobile and connected TV apps. WABC-TV New York’s president and general manager, Marilu Galvez, will welcome a group of education experts to speak on the panel, which will include esteemed guest New York City Department of Education Chancellor David Banks, for an hourlong discussion on topics ranging from managing the asylum-seeker crisis to pandemic-related academic challenges to safety and more.
Additional guest panelists include the following:
· Daniel Weisberg, first deputy chancellor
· Carolyne V. Quintana, deputy chancellor of Teaching and Learning
· Kara Ahmed, Ed.D., deputy chancellor of Early Childhood Education
· Danika Rux, Ed.D, deputy chancellor (I.A.) of School Leadership
· Kenita D. Lloyd, deputy chancellor of Family and Community Engagement and External Affairs
· Mark Rampersant, chief of Safety
· Jade Grieve, chief of Student Pathways
About ABC7/WABC-TV New York
ABC7 has been the leader in local news and entertainment programming in the New York City area for 75 years. Producing more than 45 hours of live local news and weather each week, Channel 7 “Eyewitness News” is the most-watched local news in New York and the United States. WABC-TV also produces “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” weekdays at 9:00 a.m., which is seen in more than 200 markets across the U.S. Quality news and programming, cutting-edge technology, and ongoing community outreach are the hallmarks of excellence that have consistently kept WABC-TV New York’s No. 1 station and the most-watched television station in the nation.