Anya Kamenetz Anya Kamenetz is an education correspondent at NPR.
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Wednesday

Tawonga Zakeyu of Malawi graduated from Earth University in Costa Rica in December 2021 and now teaches women farmers how to cope with the challenges posed by a changing climate. One strategy: Drip irrigation using recycled plastic bottles is a big help during a drought. Hellenah Khunga hide caption

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Monday

The new book 'The Stolen Year' details how the pandemic disrupted children's lives

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Friday

Iryna Andrusha (left) and Kateryna Andrusha, sister and mother, respectively, of Ukrainian school teacher Viktoria Andrusha, who was taken by Russian forces from the village of Novyi Bykiv in late March. Anya Kamenetz/NPR hide caption

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Russia is disappearing Ukrainian civilians. Their families want answers

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Friday

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A missing Ukrainian woman's family wants to know if she was forcibly taken to Russia

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Sunday

A destroyed room in a school in Kharkiv, Ukraine, June 2. Andrii Marienko/AP hide caption

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War displaced two-thirds of Ukraine's children. Keeping them safe isn't easy

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Friday

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Cómo hablar con los niños cuando las noticias dan miedo. Una guía bilingüe

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Saturday

To fend off food insecurity, Ukrainians look to their own backyards

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Russian soldiers left graffiti in the school in Borodyanka, a town outside of Ukraine's capital Kyiv. Anya Kamenetz/NPR hide caption

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How a Ukrainian teacher helped students escape Russia's invasion, and still graduate

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Tuesday

Liana Piatkovskaya holds her sister's dog, Sky, at Shelter.Lviv. Her mom and sister have escaped Ukraine, but she vowed to stay in the country. Anya Kamenetz/NPR hide caption

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Shelter.Lviv started on Instagram. It's now helped house 4,000 women and children

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Sunday

The war has worsened disparities for women in Ukraine

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Friday

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The education culture war is raging. But for most parents, it's background noise

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Friday

Tuesday

Dima, who fled the war in Ukraine with his mother, attends an online class, at the "Saint John the Baptist" Monastery in Ruscova, where 12 Ukrainians are currently being hosted, on March 30, 2022 in Ruscova, Romania. Andreea Campeanu/Getty Images hide caption

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Millions of Ukrainian children are still in school despite the war

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Monday

On Sept. 1, 2021, 7 inches of rain from the remains of Hurricane Ida hammered down on Cresskill Middle/High School in Bergen County, N.J. Superintendent Michael Burke walks through what's left of the media center. Mohamed Sadek for NPR hide caption

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This school wasn't built for the new climate reality. Yours may not be either

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