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Yale Daily News Podcasts · Building Branches: A Spotlight on New Haven Public Education During COVID-19

Since March, most students attending New Haven Public Schools have found themselves learning online. What does this change in education mean for New Haven’s youth? From students to teachers to clinicians, this episode brings in many voices to discuss the multiple challenges of online learning, from the educational to the social. This episode also explores how the pandemic has impacted education inequality and the achievement gap between New Haven’s public schools and local private institutions. What are New Haven organizations doing to help fill in these gaps?

Click below to learn more about some of the organizations mentioned in the episode:

ConnCAT conncat.org/

Reach Out and Read reachoutandread.org/

LEAP www.leapforkids.org/about

Guests: Rachel Brown, Dr. Lindsey Burghardt, Alex Chu, Alex Guzhnay, Ellie Latham, Sarah Layedra, Genevive Walker, Janice Williams, Jasmine Williams
Producers: Alexa Stanger, Andrea Lee, Kunsang Dorjee, Matthew Fan, Veronica Sosa and Allison Park.
Graphic Design: Ivory Fu
Music: Blue Dot Sessions

Andrea Lee currently serves as editor of the Yale Daily News Podcast Desk. Originally from Manila, Philippines, she is a junior in Pauli Murray College majoring in Global Affairs.