Author: Anya Kamenetz

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The now-Tropical Storm Florence closed schools, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos lost a court case involving student loan forgiveness and more in our weekly education news... [Read More]
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A judge ruled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' delay of borrower protection rules was "unlawful" and "arbitrary and capricious." [Read More]
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Schools face extreme heat; a teacher testifies at the Kavanaugh hearings; STEM majors improve earnings; some teachers not equipped to teach technology... [Read More]
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Time is running out for the Louisiana water protectors, but they're not giving up. [Read More]
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NPR's weekly education roundup is back after a short hiatus. This edition features a longer list to catch you up on the news you may... [Read More]
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The nation's doctors are being enlisted in a new fight: reclaiming children's right to play. A research paper urges pediatricians to prescribe playtime. [Read More]
Back to school season also brings prominent primary victories for two educators and a trend of more politically active teachers nationwide. [Read More]
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When I was a high school junior in New Orleans taking AP American History, my teacher assigned us a paperback book. Slim in contrast to... [Read More]
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The popular film this summer shows how the topics — and the format — Fred Rogers brought to TV are as relevant to education and... [Read More]
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Family separation, the Supreme Court on public-sector unions, the Kavanaugh nomination: All are linked, through donations, to the billionaire family of the education secretary. [Read More]
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The U.S. Education Department is going back to the drawing board on some basic rules of higher education. [Read More]
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A version of this interview ran in 2015. Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop... [Read More]
A version of this interview ran in 2015. Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop off... [Read More]
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Two experts believe that six C's form a framework that can help parents guide kids as they grow. [Read More]
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Rachael McRae, a fifth-grade teacher in central Illinois, was sitting on the couch the other day with her four-month-old when she saw the email. ... [Read More]
Conservative groups are spreading the word: Teachers no longer have to support the union that represents them. [Read More]
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Do you remember the day you decided you were no good at math? Or maybe you had the less common, opposite experience: a moment of... [Read More]
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Many experts on kids and technology are also parents — and they don't necessarily hold themselves up as paragons for parenting in a time when... [Read More]
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A handy guide to choosing fun and educational media for kids this summer. [Read More]
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Here's the most recent research on screens — just in time for summer, when kids are sure to have them out. [Read More]
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