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Was Closing Schools The Right Move For American Teens?

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As states locked down schools to protect students from COVID, the unintended consequence was the terrible toll on youth mental health. Alec MacGillis covers politics and government for ProPublica, and he joins host Krys Boyd to tell the stories of teenagers in two small towns, one in New Mexico and one in Texas, where governors took very different approaches to public safety. His article is headlined “The Lost Year: What the Pandemic Caused Teenagers.”