On this “news buzz” edition of River to River , host Ben Kieffer speaks with Iowa State University economist Chad Hart and outlines the impact COVID-19 is likely to have on the Iowa economy. Later in the program, IPR's Eastern Iowa reporter Kate Payne shares concerns over prison safety with the community spread of COVID-19 and Superintendent of the Storm Lake School System, Stacy Cole, describes the enormous challenges public schools are facing with closures lasting at least 4 weeks. Katie Peikes, IPR's Western Iowa reporter, also joins the program to talk about parents adapting to having kids at home throughout the day. Guests: Chad Hart , associate professor of Economics at ISU Stacey Cole , superintendent of Storm Lake Community School District...
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Iowa School Administrators And Parents Adjusting To School Closures