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2021: Year in pictures

The first year of the Covid-19 pandemic was devastating: classrooms emptied, dorms shuttered, livelihoods shattered, millions of lives lost. Then came 2021. “No matter who I talk to, they tell me: ‘This is the hardest year that I’ve ever had in education,’” one school leader told The Hechinger Report this fall. The gaps between children […]