COVID-19 and Education

Jackson R-2 Public Schools

Dr. John Link, superintendent of the Jackson R-2 Public Schools, has had over thirty years in education and now is going into retirement.

Speaking with KRCU’s Clayton Hester, Link discusses the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic when it comes to holding classes. He also reflects on his career and other challenges he’s faced in the past.

Link has resigned to retire on July 1, 2021.

This story is produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center

MUNICH, GERMANY — Bars, restaurants, theaters, gyms, and museums here are closed for the month of November as cases of COVID-19 in Germany top 20,000 per day, four times as many as the previous highs of April.

Unlike what took place in April, though, most schools and daycares remain open while social life is restricted.