When do we reopen schools, and how? Children must return to school. Children must be protected from the pandemic. How do we balance these conflicting objectives? Or are they really conflicting? Eminent educationist Prof Binod Khadria, former additional chief secretary in the Government of Odisha Dr Aurobindo Behera, Prof. Pranati Panda of National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), Principal of New Delhi-based #SanskritiSchool Dr Richa Agnihotri (@richaagni), Convenor of RTE Forum, Odisha, Anil Pradhan (@anilpradhan2009) and journalist Ritika Chopra (@khurafatichopra) of Indian Express offer some answers. Watch the fourth episode of Odisha Dialogues aka Odisha Alochana Chakra’s special webinar series on rebuilding the state for a post-Covid world.