Full episode 275: Two Steps Back Prologue Share a clip Transcript When Ira heard that Cathy La Luz, the best public school teacher he'd met during all his years of education reporting, was considering leaving her job, he went to see her in her classroom. (6 minutes) ByIra Glass More in EducationView all 776: I Work Better on Deadline July 29, 2022 Act One: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Quorum Reporter Sarah Gibson tells the story of a huge political divide in the tiny town of Croydon, NH – population 800. 764: School's Out Forever Mar. 11, 2022 Act One: Big Mother Is Watching When school closed and threw routines into disarray, one mom and daughter figured out a new way to make it work. 764: School's Out Forever Mar. 11, 2022 Act Two: The Case of The Vanishing Sixth Grader The pandemic moved lots of families around, and many children simply vanished from school, in person, and online. More by Ira GlassView all 781: Watching the Watchers Oct. 7, 2022 Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior. 777: Name. Age. Detail. Aug. 12, 2022 Margus Morrison Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six. 774: The Pink House at the Center of the World July 1, 2022 Act Four: Next Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughtout the country.