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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To help with social distancing, children at Valley of the Sun YMCA sites in Arizona were taught to make "airplane arms" when standing in line. Valley of the Sun YMCA hide caption

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What Parents Can Learn From Child Care Centers That Stayed Open During Lockdowns

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Why There's A Push To Get Police Out Of Schools

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Kids Know How To Occupy Themselves. We Need To Let Them Do It

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Amiri Nash, 18, co-founded an organization that creates signs about racial injustice to post in predominantly white neighborhoods. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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5 Radical Schooling Ideas For An Uncertain Fall And Beyond

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What Big Changes The Pandemic May Bring To School Classrooms

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Colleges Face Student Lawsuits Seeking Refunds After Coronavirus Closures

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In a survey of parents nationwide from ParentsTogether, parents from low-income homes are ten times more likely to say their kids are doing little or no remote learning. Courtesy of ParentsTogether via SurveyMonkey hide caption

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There's Still Time To Get A (Remote) Summer Internship

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YMCA, American Camp Association Release Guide For Opening Summer Camps

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With School Buildings Closed, Children's Mental Health Is Suffering

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