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Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: Reopening Schools?
City Inside/Out: Reopening Schools?

After a year of remote learning, Governor Jay Inslee has declared the spike in teen suicide attempts and drop in class engagement as an emergency and has ordered all schools to offer some in-person learning by April 19. Some educators and parents say that's too soon, while others argue it's long overdue. As school districts, teachers' unions and families struggle with what's best for kids, the lesson on how to safely reopen doesn't yet have a clear answer.

Chris Reykdal, WA State Schools Superintendent

Chandra Hampson, President, Seattle School Board  

Guillermo Carvajal, Family Support Worker, Seattle Public Schools  

Manuela Slye, President, Seattle Council PTSA  

Deb Grover, Parent, Bellevue School District  

Uti Hawkins, VP, Seattle Education Association