WTH are we doing to America’s children?
The New York Times’ David Leonhardt on the devastating impact of school shutdowns and why American kids are starting 2022 in crisis



For the past two years, American children have had their lives upended as schools across the country transitioned to remote learning and introduced harsh measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19. As a result, most students have fallen far behind in school, and many children and teenagers are experiencing grave mental health problems. With districts across the country now navigating the Omicron surge, students and parents are worried that educators will again shut their doors and return online.

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