Anya Kamenetz appears in the following:
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.
Friday, June 12, 2015
A lot of time, effort and money over the past decade have gone into producing a great statistic, but not without unintended consequences.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
From Texas to New Jersey, we found a mix of approaches: questionable quick fixes and powerful long-term strategies.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Really imagining Earth as just one of countless planets can illuminate everything you see with a new and poignant clarity, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Monday, June 08, 2015
New regulations are scheduled to take effect July 1 — the latest in a series of challenges to the industry.
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Rodney Carey has been on the other side of the street in New Orleans. He's trying to get his students to come back.
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Researchers found that a phone's activity tracker can automatically predict students' school performance.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Half the picture of student success is something other than academic. So why can't someone come up with a better name for them?
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
College Unbound aims to provide students who have some college experience a personalized path to a degree.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Stress ducks, Hokki Stools and other classroom strategies for students who need to move to learn.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
There's a correlation between physical movement and mental work, new research suggests. For kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, that may mean bouncing a knee helps sharpen their focus.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Angela Duckworth worries that when it comes to measuring students' resilience, education policy may be getting ahead of science.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Brittany Packnett calls for change in the street and in the classroom.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Changes to the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch program undermine a long-used measurement for child poverty.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
One of the hottest new startups in the Bay Area is a school. The AltSchool was founded by a former Google engineer and he's raised $100 million to build these for-profit microschools.
Monday, May 04, 2015
AltSchool's innovative for-profit schools are based on intensive technical innovation. The startup has attracted more than $100 million from high-profile backers, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Miami-Dade County abandons a plan to administer 300 different end-of-course exams. The new number: 10. Broward County will throw out 1,300.