Created: July 14, 2021 07:18 PM
(ABC 6 News) - Interim Superintendent of Rochester Public Schools took over the position at the beginning of July. Since taking over has a lot to take on with in-person learning post-pandemic, concerns for students and staff, masking, and returning kids to schools.
At his first board meeting, the conversation got heated over the topic of critical race theory when dozens of people showed up to speak out against teaching the theory in classrooms.
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Dr. Kent Pekel went in-depth on post-pandemic learning, his multi-cultural background, and Tuesday's public comment session on critical race theory.
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