The Stolen Year by Anya Kamenetz, Read by Anya Kamenetz
An NPR Reporter on the Impact of School Closures on Children
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Anya Kamenetz’s narration of The Stolen Year, enlightens nonfiction elements and hard-hitting stories of school closures’s impact on children. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss her reporting on the school closings that started in America at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic that she narrates with the directness and intensity of a radio reporter (which she is). For many children, school is a critical social safety net, and Kamenetz shares her perspective on education struggles before, during, and after COVID closures.