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

Education Correspondent

Anya Kamenetz is an education correspondent at NPR. She joined NPR in 2014, working as part of a new initiative to coordinate on-air and online coverage of learning. Since then the NPR Ed team has won a 2017 Edward R. Murrow Award for Innovation, and a 2015 National Award for Education Reporting for the multimedia national collaboration, the Grad Rates project.

Kamenetz is the author of several books. Her latest is The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life (PublicAffairs, 2018). Her previous books touched on student loans, innovations to address cost, quality, and access in higher education, and issues of assessment and excellence: Generation Debt; DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, and The Test.

Kamenetz covered technology, innovation, sustainability, and social entrepreneurship for five years as a staff writer for Fast Company magazine. She's contributed to The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine and Slate, and appeared in documentaries shown on PBS and CNN.

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Students at Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Fla., wait in line to have their temperatures checked on Aug. 31. According to an updated tracker, Florida is one of three states that will offer full-time, in-person learning to more than 75% of students by Election Day. Octavio Jones/Getty Images hide caption

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Students attend the first day of school in the small town of Labastida, Spain, on Sept. 8. A recent study found no link between coronavirus spikes and school reopenings in the country. Alvaro Barrientos/AP hide caption

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Are The Risks Of Reopening Schools Exaggerated?

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Enrollment Is Dropping In Public Schools Around the Country

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Pandemic Seems To Be Driving School Enrollment Down, NPR Investigation Shows

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School Districts Rethink Attendance Policies To Accommodate Pandemic Realities

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, shown here last month in Brooklyn, says that he and employees in his office will take furloughs to reduce costs. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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New York City Postpones Start Of School Year For Most Students Once Again

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Patricia Stamper, with her 5-year-old son, works with children who have cognitive and physical disabilities at an elementary school in Washington, D.C. Jared Soares for NPR hide caption

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'I'm Only 1 Person': Teachers Feel Torn Between Their Students And Their Own Kids

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The Pandemic Has Researchers Worried About Teen Suicide

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Parenting In The Time of Corona

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Math Anxiety Is Real. Here's How To Help Your Child Avoid It

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