‘I'm beyond recovery’: LA teachers, parents reflect on chaotic school year

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LA parents and teachers tell KCRW they are reeling from the tumultuous 2021-2022 academic school year. Photo by Bing Guan/Reuters.

Parents and teachers describe changed relationships with school as the 2021-2022 academic year ends. For many, the new normal was difficult after COVID-19 fractured the educational system.

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