Anya Kamenetz

Fellow

Anya Kamenetz was a New America fellow. She wrote The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing–But You Don’t Have to Be, a book about the future of testing in K-12 schools. She is a contributing writer for Fast Company Magazine and the author of several books, including Generation Debt and DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education. Kamenetz was named a 2010 Game Changer in Education by The Huffington Post and has received two National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association. She is a graduate of Yale University.

All Work

EDUCATION POLICY and NEW AMERICA NYC
Measuring Up

It's the era of No Child Left Behind and the Common Core, but your child is more than a score.


NEW AMERICA NYC
Measuring Up

Join New America NYC for a discussion about an issue that goes beyond filling in the bubble: what do we want the next generation to learn?


FELLOWS
The Test

Standardized assessments test our children, our teachers, our schools—and increasingly, our patience.


FELLOWS
The Costs of Big Data

The article itself, by education journalist Anya Kamenetz, describes Purdue's Course Signals, a kind of semiautomated system to alert studen


FELLOWS
What Does A Good Common Core Lesson Look Like?

In the Internet era, the best resources should be able to easily leap political boundaries and get into the hands of teachers across the cou