Anya Kamenetz

NPR

Anya Kamenetz appears in the following:

When It Comes To Reopening Schools, 'The Devil's In The Details,' Educators Say

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Teachers, parents and district leaders say the back-to-school season has fogged over with confusion. Will schools reopen? And if so, how?

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U.S. Pediatricians Call For In-Person School This Fall

Monday, June 29, 2020

The dangers of social isolation outweigh the risks of in-person classes for most children, says the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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What We Can Learn From Child Care Centers That Stayed Open

Monday, June 29, 2020

A look at whether or not schools should open in the fall and how child care centers handled the pandemic. 

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

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Y, and New York City's Department of Education, have been caring for tens of thousands of children during the pandemic. Neither has had reports of coronavirus clusters or outbreaks.

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

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

In most states, Black students are more likely to be arrested at school, and according to one expert, "There isn't much evidence indicating that police officers in schools make schools safer."

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Inside The National Movement To Push Police Out Of Schools

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Police presence in schools has been growing for decades; now there's a national movement to get them out.

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'I'm Willing To Fight For America': 5 Student Activists On Protesting For Change

Friday, June 19, 2020

COVID-19 closed schools all over the world. But students are still taking the lead in the Black Lives Matter protests. So we ask student activists how they're organizing during the pandemic.

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5 Radical Schooling Ideas For An Uncertain Fall And Beyond

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

American education is full of innovators practicing alternatives to the mainstream. Now, some of those alternatives are proving their mettle.

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What Big Changes The Pandemic May Bring To School Classrooms

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

More than half of American parents plan to continue home-based education in the fall, a recent poll shows. Educational innovators got some radical ideas about how to improve learning in COVID-19 era.

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Q&A: How To Talk To Kids About Black Lives And Police Violence

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Jesse Hagopian, the co-editor of the book Teaching For Black Lives, talks about the curriculum for this moment.

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Colleges Face Student Lawsuits Seeking Refunds After Coronavirus Closures

Friday, May 29, 2020

The legal cases argue that online classes don't have the same value as on-campus ones.

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Survey Shows Big Remote Learning Gaps For Low-Income And Special Needs Children

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Parents from low-income homes are twice as likely to say remote learning is going poorly or very poorly, and 1 in 3 of all parents say they are "very concerned" about children falling behind.

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

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Some companies are going virtual with their summer internship programs; other firms have simply canceled theirs. Here's our resource guide to finding the internships that are out there.

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YMCA, American Camp Association Release Guide For Opening Summer Camps

Monday, May 18, 2020

The YMCA and the American Camp Association recommend grouping campers into small "cohorts," and operating overnight camps as a "bubble," admitting only those who test negative for the coronavirus.

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

Thursday, May 14, 2020

A top pediatrician calls for reopening schools as soon as possible because of the negative impact the shutdown is having on students' learning and mental health.

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Sesame Street's Grover Helps Kids Adapt To Life During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, May 14, 2020

In this time of fear and uncertainty, NPR's Life Kit team partners with Sesame Street's lovable monster, Grover, to answer some of kids' tough questions.

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Can't Leave The House? Try Playing Competitive Video Games

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

"There's a joke going around that once the quarantine ends, everyone's going to be like a thousand times better," says one college esports competitor.

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CDC Guidance For Reopening Schools, Child Care And Summer Camps Is Leaked

Thursday, May 07, 2020

The document has been in the works for some time, but reports say the White House tried to suppress it.

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A Few Schools Reopen, But Remote Learning Could Go On For Years In U.S.

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Governors are starting to float ideas for reopening schools. But there are many concerns about what education will look like when that happens.

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DeVos To Use Coronavirus Relief Funds For Home Schooling 'Microgrants'

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a longtime advocate of alternatives to public schools, including home schooling. The secretary has also created a grant for work-based learning programs.

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