Anya Kamenetz appears in the following:
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Why so many private colleges are giving out massive discounts.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Two new books, The Gift of Failure and How To Raise An Adult, argue that too many children are being given too much.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Clever, a three-year-old startup, is used by 20 million students and teachers to manage all their other apps.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Does the public support or oppose federal standardized tests? It depends how you ask the question.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The authors of a new book argue that efforts to raise achievement for students at the bottom have come at the expense of the most gifted and talented.
Friday, August 21, 2015
Pearson has sold off two major media companies as it doubles down on education. But is all this money and attention good news for learners?
Saturday, August 15, 2015
The system has shown the largest, fastest improvement of any district in the nation, and yet it still ranks second from the bottom in the state.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
A famous researcher slams popular ideas in a controversial new paper.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Her plan — stuffed with ideas that have been brought up by other presidential candidates, like free tuition and more affordable loan repayment — moves away from the dorms-and-tailgates stereotype.
Sunday, August 09, 2015
Summertime means summer jobs for many college students. But a summer job just doesn't have the purchasing power it used to, especially when you compare it with the cost of college.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
After its 2014 Advanced Placement U.S. history framework became a target of intense criticism, the College Board did something unusual: It agreed to a rewrite.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
A study shows persistently low wages for early childhood education.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Several Senate amendments aim a weed-whacker at the thicket of standardized tests.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Financing options are multiplying for "coder boot camps" — small, immersive schools that turn out software developers in weeks rather than years.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Goal-setting closed achievement gaps in a recent experiment. The key element? Students put their thoughts in writing.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
A new study finds strong links between staying in school and living longer.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Our searchable commencement app is now updated with the best speeches from 2014 and 2015.
Monday, June 29, 2015
High school graduation rates are improving; an investigation into the numbers shows some of that is due to quick fixes. Policy experts respond with their suggestions for meaningful change.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Presidential candidates are writing their plans now. We talk with the experts about some of the policy options on the table.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
The College Board won't score two of 10 test sections after a printing error on the instructions for the exam given earlier this month.