When schools were closed at the beginning of the pandemic, we did not have a robust public debate.
The issue, unfortunately, was politicized — and it has only been recently, with the data now emerging, that a mainstream conversation has been possible.
Back in 2020, my guest on the podcast today warned what school closures could mean for children, and particularly for the most vulnerable kids.
Anya Kamenetz is a former education reporter for NPR. Her new book is The Stolen Year: How Covid Changed Children’s Lives, And Where We Go Now.
Anya Kamenetz is my guest, today on Lean Out.
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