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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From 1st Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screen Time Questions

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To Prevent School Shootings, Districts Are Surveilling Students' Online Lives

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Google To Pay $170 Million Over Allegations YouTube Collected Kids' Personal Info

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The Scientific Debate Over Teens, Screens And Mental Health

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Privacy Experts Say The Trade-Offs Of Tech To Track Kids In School Aren't Worth It

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What If You Could Change Your Child's Future In One Hour Every Week?

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New Research Casts Doubt On Connection Between Smartphone Use And Teen Mental Health

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One Educator Has The Secret For Helping Struggling Readers Succeed

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What Parents May Not Realize When They Post About Their Kids Online

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Mass Shootings Renew Schools' Concerns With Protecting Students

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In The Age Of Smartphones, Parents Are Encouraged To Be Media Mentors, Not Gatekeepers

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Kindness Vs. Cruelty: Helping Kids Hear The Better Angels Of Their Nature

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