Anya Kamenetz

NPR

Anya Kamenetz appears in the following:

What A Biden Presidency Could Mean For Education

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

As the new president sets his priorities, will having an educator as first lady help schools and colleges get what they hope for?

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Tips For Talking To Children About The Election

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

With many Americans focused on the election, NPR's Life Kit team offers tips to parents and caregivers on how to talk about the election — and civics more broadly — with children.

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COVID-19 Has Robbed The World's Poorest Children Of Nearly 4 Months Of Schooling

Thursday, October 29, 2020

A new report finds the return to education has been much slower in the world's poorer countries.

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A Rising Number Of U.S. Children Have The Option Of In-Person School

Thursday, October 22, 2020

By Election Day, more than 60% of public school students will be attending schools that offer in-person learning at least a few days a week, an updated tracker finds.

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Are The Risks Of Reopening Schools Exaggerated?

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

New research has found few links between in-person K-12 schooling and COVID-19 case rates. "There is not a consistent pattern," one study author said.

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30 Issues: School Integration vs. School Choice

Thursday, October 15, 2020

How we ensure that all children receive a proper education?

Enrollment Is Dropping In Public Schools Around the Country

Friday, October 09, 2020

Many parents appear to be keeping their children out of public school, especially from kindergarten. The declines could mean less state funding for school districts.

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Pandemic Seems To Be Driving School Enrollment Down, NPR Investigation Shows

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

In many states, this week marks fall count day, when schools must submit enrollment numbers to determine state funding for the next year. But the pandemic seems to be driving down those enrollments.

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Kids In New York City Go Back To School For In-Person Classes

Thursday, October 01, 2020

After two delays and many contentious debates with teachers, parents and principals, students in the largest school district in the country are returning to in-person school.

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School Districts Rethink Attendance Policies To Accommodate Pandemic Realities

Thursday, October 01, 2020

Attendance is one of the most important factors that determine a student's success, and daily head count is crucial to school funding. But in the pandemic, schools have to rethink attendance policies.

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School Attendance In The COVID Era: What Counts As 'Present'?

Thursday, September 24, 2020

With millions of students logging in from home, the pandemic has disrupted the traditional school function of making sure students are "in school."

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New Dashboard Tracks Coronavirus Cases In Schools Across 47 States

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The effort, still in its early stages, hopes to track infections and determine the effectiveness of safety measures.

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New York City Delays School Reopening; Campus Lockdowns Grow

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Our roundup of education stories looks at the turmoil following Mayor Bill de Blasio's latest delay announcement; and the continuing struggles on campus to control COVID outbreaks.

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New York City Postpones Start Of School Year For Most Students Once Again

Thursday, September 17, 2020

New York City has announced a second delay to the start of the school year for most students. In-person classes will start on Sept. 21 only for the youngest and special-needs students.

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'I'm Only 1 Person': Teachers Feel Torn Between Their Students And Their Own Kids

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Educators around the U.S. told us they're facing heartbreaking choices between the needs of their students and the needs of their own children.

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The Pandemic Has Researchers Worried About Teen Suicide

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Anxiety and depression among teens and youth are getting worse since COVID lockdowns began in March, early studies suggest, and many experts say they fear a corresponding increase in suicide.

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Biden Calls School Reopening A 'National Emergency'

Friday, September 04, 2020

The former vice president sharply criticized President Trump's handling of school reopening; the outbreaks on college campuses continue, and other education news you might have missed.

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New York City Reaches Agreement With Educator Union To Push Back The Start Of School

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

The United Federation of Teachers, which represents most of New York City's educators, has announced it has reached an agreement over a safe school reopening plan.

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'Learning Hubs' Offer Free Child Care And Learning — But Only For A Lucky Few

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Small groups of students, organized at the local level, may offer a more equitable alternative to "pandemic pods." But they're far from universally accessible.

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Teachers In New York City May Strike Over COVID-19 Concerns

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Next week's start for New York City schools is on shaky ground as one of the largest teachers unions considers a strike. The union, along with other groups, raised issues with the reopening plan.

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