Listen: Phase 3

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Phase 3 of the Education Narratives Project documents the beginning of the new school year. Patterns within interviews include trauma and grief, mutual aid and support, community care, financial instability and crisis, and reimagining education.

All audio is recorded via Zoom between August and November 2020. The five narrators in this specific piece include a teacher, a community-based educator, a professor of education, and school directors.

Read: Chapter 3 transcript here.

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