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Did the pandemic affect urban and rural schools differently? Do students in rural school districts have as many options for educational choice as students in urban districts? Are both urban and rural districts struggling to attract and retain teachers? 

These were just some of the topics that top education policymakers and researchers discussed yesterday afternoon in the second webinar on Kentucky’s urban-rural divide hosted by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky. 

The first-ever Kentucky Public Policy Roundtable Series, co-sponsored by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the University of Kentucky Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, is taking place Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at noon.

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"A new study by University of Kentucky researchers estimates the return to in-person learning in Texas last fall led to at least 43,000 additional COVID-19 cases and 800 deaths within the first two months."

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