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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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Schools Are Embracing Mindfulness, But Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect

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Mindfulness Transforms Culture At High-Needs Elementary School

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An Indian University Is Trying To Innovate What Students Learn — And How They Learn It

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2 Big Teachers Unions Call For Rethinking Student Involvement In Lockdown Drills

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What Your Teen Wishes You Knew About Sex Education

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'You Need To Act Now': Meet 4 Girls Working To Save The Warming World

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Laugh, Cry And Gasp Along With The Best Viral Classroom Moments of 2019

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