Anya Kamenetz appears in the following:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Steve Inskeep talks with NPR Ed's Anya Kamenetz about her book, The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing — But You Don't Have to Be.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Will choice and competition really improve academic quality? A new study out of New Orleans complicates the picture.
Monday, January 12, 2015
The secretary of education calls the law "tired," asserting that much of it ought to be scrapped. But he still wants to keep the annual exams that serve as the law's centerpiece.
Friday, January 09, 2015
The new GED is more expensive, computer-based and tougher. As a result, some states are embracing alternative tests, and the number of GEDs awarded last year fell.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
A bill is being drafted that would end annual testing requirements. What would schools do without them?
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
New regulations and new complaints for a troubled sector; a new owner for a troubled college.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Charter schools, special education, and new preschool funding are among changes for New Orleans schools.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
With that pitch, coder boot camps are poised to get much, much bigger. Is this a new education delivery system?
Friday, December 19, 2014
Some say a vaunted attempt to improve the quality of colleges is dead on arrival. Let's find out why.
Friday, December 19, 2014
A framework for measuring opportunity — and outcomes.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
ITT Technical Institute sought to open high schools around the country, but it's meeting resistance.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Today's White House summit on early education highlights public and philanthropic partnerships to support high-quality learning opportunities for young children.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
A new study is focusing on what works best to prepare kids for school. Math may be what really counts, say researchers; one of them describes it as "a lever to improve outcomes for kids longer term."
Saturday, December 06, 2014
A new book argues that education aid, when done badly, can bring the opposite of peace.
Monday, December 01, 2014
Now a fixture on the education landscape, TFA faces new challenges — from inside and out.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Sixty years of research on campus rape yields scholarly insight into prevention and accountability.
Saturday, November 29, 2014
A new report argues that non-academic "skills for success" can and should be cultivated and assessed in older students.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Twenty-five years after a landmark report, a follow-up study finds child care workers still earning about the same as fast-food workers.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Two new surveys try to quantify the number of standardized tests students take in school — an estimated 113 by graduation.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Why one education research technique, coming into use by most states, is proving so controversial.