(WIAT) — We’re taking a deep dive into what you need to know about what the upcoming school year will look like during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With more than 80,000 cases and 1,400 deaths in Alabama, concerns about sending kids back to school and off to college are mounting. From classroom safety to remote learning to sports—2020 is undeniably going to be a challenging year for education. Check back Thursday for segments from our all-day special in which we tackle your biggest questions surrounding our communities’ “Back to School” plan.

The CBS 42 Morning News with Art Franklin
A one-on-one interview with Dr. Mackey by Alissa Rothermich

The CBS 42 News at Noon
School athletics during the COVID-19 pandemic by Drew Carter

The CBS 42 News at 5 p.m.
Inside the Classroom by Hillary Simon

The CBS 42 News at 6 p.m.
Not going ‘back to school:’ Exploring remote learning by Jack Royer

Digital Exclusive: My senior year by Landon Wexler

CBS 42 Back to School: Town Hall, anchored by Art Franklin and Alissa Rothermich
Watch the full Town Hall Special above.

The CBS 42 News at 10 p.m.
Testing students for COVID-19: How does it work? by Art Franklin