Anya Kamenetz


Anya Kamenetz appears in the following:

Child Sexual Abuse Reports Are On The Rise Amid Lockdown Orders

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The National Sexual Assault Hotline reports a jump in calls coming in from minors in the month of March, when many shelter-in-place orders began.


9 Ways Schools Will Look Different When (And If) They Reopen

Friday, April 24, 2020

From shorter days to smaller classes, school will likely look radically different in the fall.


With Campuses Closed, Columbia And Pace Students Sue For Refunds

Thursday, April 23, 2020

A growing number of colleges are facing legal complaints aimed at their response to the coronavirus pandemic.


How Cellphones Can Keep People Learning Around The World

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In places like Uganda, and increasingly in the U.S., educators are trying text messages as a more accessible distance learning alternative.


New York City Reports 50 Educators Lost To Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Around the country, losses of educators are mounting. It's unknown whether working in schools when they were open might have exposed staff to more danger than an average workplace.


4 In 10 U.S. Teens Say They Haven't Done Online Learning Since Schools Closed

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

A new national survey also suggests most teens are following coronavirus news closely — and they're worried.


Schools Ditch Zoom Amid Concerns Over Online Learning Security

Monday, April 06, 2020

School leaders in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas are abandoning the videoconferencing service after reports of meetings being disrupted by intruders.


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.