Anya Kamenetz


Anya Kamenetz appears in the following:

Children May Miss Meals As School Food Service Workers Fall Ill

Friday, April 03, 2020

After schools shut their doors in response to the coronavirus, districts raced to continue getting meals to students. Now, those efforts may be faltering.


Listener Questions About Adapting K-12 Education During The Epidemic

Thursday, April 02, 2020

NPR education correspondent Anya Kamenetz and Thurgood Marshall Academy Director of College and Alumni Programs Sanjay Mitchell answer questions about K-12 education during the COVID-19 epidemic.


9 Out Of 10 Children Are Out Of School Worldwide. What Now?

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Recovery will take years, and other lessons from "education in emergencies" around the world.


What Do Students Need To Recover When School Closes For Months?

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Almost nine out of every 10 children enrolled in classes is not going to school because of the coronavirus outbreak. Americans can learn from examples around the world.


Comic: How To Turn Your Home Into A School Without Losing Your Sanity

Friday, March 27, 2020

Be realistic; be forgiving; remember to shake your sillies out. Education experts share tips for home-schooling during the coronavirus school closures.


The Biggest Distance-Learning Experiment In History: Week One

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Districts are scrambling to get remote learning lessons in place. But over half of students live near the poverty line, 14% have a learning disability, and some struggle just to find Internet access.


Coronavirus Relief Package Offers Up More Than $30 Billion For Education

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Amid widespread public school and higher education closures, the Senate bill sets money aside for remote learning and gives Education Secretary Betsy DeVos new power.


Education Dept. Says Disability Laws Shouldn't Get In The Way Of Online Learning

Monday, March 23, 2020

As classes move online, many schools fear students with disabilities could be left behind, in violation of federal laws. The department calls this reading of the law "a serious misunderstanding."


How Atlanta Public Schools Are Coping With The Pandemic

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Superintendent Meria Carstarphen talks about coronavirus and school closures.


Schools Race To Feed Students Amid Coronavirus Closures

Friday, March 20, 2020

Nearly 30 million U.S. children count on schools for free or low-cost meals. Most are home now, and school leaders are working hard to make sure they have food to eat.


'Panic-gogy': Teaching Online Classes During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Thursday, March 19, 2020

On one level, Panicgogy means understanding students' limitations. Some only have smartphones. Some have family responsibilities. But ultimately, panicgogy is about applying compassion to learning.


When Colleges Shut Down, Some Students Have Nowhere To Go

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

More colleges and universities are canceling classes due to COVID-19. Most are keeping dorms and dining halls open, but a growing number have asked students to pack up and leave campus indefinitely.


Coronavirus And Parenting: What You Need To Know Now

Friday, March 13, 2020

The coronavirus is raising a lot of questions for parents, from how to talk to children about it to weathering school closures to screen time strategies when you're home with little ones.


When Should Schools Close For Coronavirus?

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Closing schools can slow the spread of disease and, in turn, save lives. But it also causes huge disruptions, especially for children who depend on the free and reduced-cost meals they get at school.


A Growing Number Of U.S. Colleges Cancel Classes Amid Coronavirus Fears

Monday, March 09, 2020

Harvard University, Rice University and Ohio State University are among the schools that have paused in-person classes. More than half a million students are affected by the cancellations.


6 Ways Universities Are Responding To Coronavirus

Friday, March 06, 2020

From online classes to warnings against xenophobia — and at least one "COVID-cat" — here's how schools are coping with the global health crisis.


Schools Are Embracing Mindfulness, But Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect

Thursday, February 27, 2020

One in 5 American children struggles with anxiety. To help students cope, more and more schools are turning to mindfulness — but the explosion of interest has some researchers advising caution.


A Sex Ed Update For An Internet-Enabled Generation

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

NPR's Life Kit podcast team discusses its latest reporting: on why sex education for teens needs a 21st century update.


Mindfulness Transforms Culture At High-Needs Elementary School

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A struggling elementary school in East Nashville, Tenn., is incorporating mindfulness, but experts caution that mindfulness is not a panacea and programs should follow scientific guidelines.


An Indian University Is Trying To Innovate What Students Learn — And How They Learn It

Saturday, February 15, 2020

India has more young people than any other country in the world and that means, the country needs many more college classrooms.