Anya Kamenetz

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Lead education blogger for NPR; former columnist for Yahoo Finance and author of Generation Debt: Why Now Is a Terrible Time to Be Young and The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing But You Don't Have to Be

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Josh Barro talks with panelists David Dayen and Tim Carney about the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, policies to support school reopenings with reporter Anya Kamenetz, and the cyber…

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Josh Barro talks with panelists David Dayen and Tim Carney about the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, policies to support school reopenings with reporter Anya Kamenetz, and the cyber…

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President Obama is meeting with teachers and school officials today to talk about reducing testing time for students.

Obama Aims to Reduce Testing Time for Students

President Obama is meeting with teachers and school officials today to talk about reducing testing time for students.

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For the first time since 2001, both the House and the Senate have passed new versions of No Child Left Behind… two jumbo bills that, when reconciled, will set the tone for federal…

Changes to No Child Left Behind

For the first time since 2001, both the House and the Senate have passed new versions of No Child Left Behind… two jumbo bills that, when reconciled, will set the tone for federal…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Former police officer Kim Potter has been charged with second-degree manslaughter after fatally shooting 20-year-old Daunte Wright in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center last…

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This one-hour special will focus on the mental health impacts of anti-Asian racism and violence on AAPI communities statewide.

President Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan on Wednesday in Pittsburgh, which Congress would have to approve.

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin elected not to testify on Thursday in his own defense — in the trial over George Floyd’s death.

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