As school districts across the nation are closing and transitioning to remote learning amid the Omicron surge, how the prolonged absence of in-person learning will affect children’s mental health weighs on parents’ minds. Former Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos joins to discuss how we could be failing future generations by depriving them of socialization and in-person learning, how teacher’s unions are complicating the return to classrooms, and how the pandemic may be a catalyst for revolutionizing education.

The number of COVID cases is still on the rise across the country.  Doctors remain busy treating patients, however, the latest Omicron variant appears to affect vaccinated individuals with much less severity.  Dr. Janette Nesheiwat discusses why she’s optimistic, despite the large number of patients she is seeing. She analyzes the variant’s mild symptoms, the vaccines’ efficacy, recent changes in the CDC’s quarantine guidelines, and the growing number of therapeutic options.

Plus, commentary from Pastor Robert Jeffress of the Dallas First Baptist Church.