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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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appeared Thursday before a hearing of the House Education and Labor Committee in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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House Democrats Grill Betsy DeVos Over Denying Student Borrower Relief

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Bringing Higher Education Into The Wild In Alaska

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Is It OK To Lie About Santa And The Tooth Fairy?
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Is It OK To Lie About Santa And The Tooth Fairy?

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Active Shooter Drills May Not Stop A School Shooting — But This Method Could

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A Look At The Value Of Active Shooter Drills In Schools

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It's A Smartphone Life: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Have One

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Report: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Own A Smartphone By Age 11

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Fourteen-year-old Jaysa Mellers speaks during the panel discussion among youth climate activists at the Drawdown Learn Conference. Courtesy of Omega Institute for Holistic Studies hide caption

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The judge said Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had violated an order to stop collecting loans owed by students who had been defrauded by Corinthian Colleges. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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How To Talk To Kids About Climate Change

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We all want our kids to reach their full potential, but that doesn't mean running math drills. Author Kathy Hirsh-Pasek explains the "six C's" that kids need to succeed and why raising brilliant kids starts with redefining brilliant. LA Johnson /NPR hide caption

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The Key To Raising Brilliant Kids? Play A Game

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

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