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As Students Return To The Classroom, How Has School In America Changed?09:23

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As kids return to carry on the time-honored tradition of complaining about homework and watching the clock for recess, Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks with historians Nathan Connolly (@ndbconnolly) and Ed Ayers (@edward_l_ayers) about the history of school in America.

Connolly and Ayers are co-hosts of the podcast "BackStory," which is produced at Virginia Humanities.

This segment aired on September 12, 2018.

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