Today on Boston Public Radio:

— NBC “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd discussed the U.S. passing its grim milestone in COVID-19 deaths, and the uproar over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.

— Jim and Margery briefly weighed in on the death of George Floyd.

— Former Mass. Education Secretary Paul Reville discussed the surge in de facto student dropouts within Boston Public Schools, and the litany of other challenges for schools systems adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

— Former Suffolk County Sheriff and Secretary of Public Safety Andrea Cabral discussed the police killing of George Floyd, and her thoughts on why his death alone won’t be enough to affect systemic change in U.S. police forces.

— Heather Goldstone discussed troubling data on the upcoming hurricane season, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the ways governments are responding to weather emergencies.

— We opened our lines to callers to hear your thoughts on the police killing of George Floyd.

— Brattle Book Shop owner and “Antiques Roadshow” appraiser Ken Gloss gave some tips on curating the books in your Zoom backdrop, and recounted some of his favorite stories from his career working with antique books.