Anya Kamenetz

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This summer, millions of excited and will be getting ready for their first real year of school. But some of them may be in for a call when...

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Since its inception nearly a decade ago in Silicon Valley, Rocketship has been among the most nationally applauded charter networks, hailed as an i...

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”Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?” When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a ”J...

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School’s out, and a lot of parents are getting through the long summer days with extra helpings of digital devices. How should we feel about that? ...

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The school district of Freehold Borough, N. J. has a 32 percent poverty rate. It is fully surrounded by another school district, Freehold Township,...

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Morgan Polikoff has a modest proposal. The associate professor at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education has been look...

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Why can’t kids today just work their way through college the way earlier generations did? The answer to that question isn’t psychology. It’s math. ...

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A new White House report on student loan debt reveals that how people repay student loans has changed dramatically in a short time. The report come...

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How should schools best prepare kids to live and work in the second half of the 21st century? In previous eras, the job of school was simple: Teach...

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To be human is to be constantly at war between our lofty goals and our immediate impulses. Future Me wants me to run 5 miles. Right Now Me wants a ...

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A group of recent studies on technology in education, across a wide range of settings, have come up far short of a ringing endorsement. The studi...

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Garrison Institute looks a little like Hogwarts. The retreat center is housed in a former monastery amid tranquil green hills overlooking the Hudso...

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As a new school year gets underway, the Common Core remains a partisan flashpoint, while Americans overall have serious concerns about the directio...

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The fall semester has just begun on most college campuses, but tens of thousands of students in 38 states were told Tuesday that, instead, their co...

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This school year, the University of Chicago has put the debate over ”trigger warnings” on campus back in the news. The University told incoming fre...

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They read a book quietly under their desks, pester the teacher for extra credit, or, perhaps, they simply check out and act up. Every classroom has...

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Chester E. Finn Jr. has three very bright granddaughters. He thinks they ”have considerable academic potential and are not always being challenged ...

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College presidents from High Point, N. C. to Laie, Hawaii, are sitting up a little straighter, because the 2017 U. S. News World Report rankings a...

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Ian grew up in Milwaukee, in an family with five kids where the annual income was just $25, 000. He was involved in sports and activities, and ...

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Oh, middle school. The land of pantsing. Mean girls who won’t let you sit with them in the cafeteria. And, these days, cryptic taunts posted on soc...

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