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By Dean’s Intern Lindsay Sandoval at NPR

It was 3:58, two minutes until my first official interview for National Public Radio’s Education Desk. I jog into the recording studio behind my desk.

I follow a little list of steps my fellow intern had given me. Set the soundboard, open the MTE program on the desktop. Dial the number and hit record.

“Chris?” I ask. I can’t hear him! He’s a high school teacher from Ohio who draws comics about the funny moments of classroom life and the next profile in our “Secret Lives of Teachers” series. My recording won’t go on the radio, but I’ll need it to help draft my first article. (More …)