Stateside: Rural schools’ challenges reopening; Shakespeare on Zoom; federal troops in Detroit

Jul 28, 2020
Originally published on July 30, 2020 8:31 am

Today on Stateside, we discuss the many legal questions surrounding the president’s authority to send federal agents into a city like Portland, or Detroit. Plus, we talk to the superintendent of schools in Whitefish Township about the unique challenges rural districts face in reopening.

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60 students, 270 square miles: how one UP school hopes to re-open

  • Tom McKee is the superintendent of Whitefish Township School District.

Crossing cucumber swords and Zooming the Bard: mid-Michigan arts center innovates Shakespeare amid crisis

  • Dexter Brigham is the director of Theatre Programs at Midland Center for the Arts.

Legal expert says Trump’s promise to send feds to Detroit may cross Constitutional line

  • Steve Vladeck is a professor at the University of Texas School of Law and a co-host of “The National Security Law Podcast.”
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