Host Ira talks with a teacher in South Carolina who is just trying to figure out what the first day of school will look like. (12 minutes)
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Producer Chana Joffe-Walt talks to a seventh grader who doesn’t have a seventh grade, or an eighth grade. (11 minutes)
A week after starting classes, a Covid outbreak forces a university to send students back home.
Two teachers find themselves thrown into a heated and ugly fight with parents right before school opens back up.
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