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Jenny Anderson

Journalist & Author
New America Foundation

Jenny Anderson is an award-winning journalist, speaker, and author who unpacks how learning happens and what parents and teachers need to know to help students thrive at school and in life. Amid a youth mental health crisis and unprecedented rates of student dissatisfaction, her reporting focuses on why young people are struggling and the proven interventions that can help reignite a love for learning. She has spent the past two decades at major publications, including the New York Times and Quartz, reporting on finance, inequality, the attention economy, technology, parenting, and innovation in education. She is co-writing a book with Rebecca Winthrop at Brookings (Penguin Random House, 2025) to help parents demystify learning and turn stress and apathy into drive.

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Events featuring Jenny Anderson
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