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Biden Calls School Reopening A 'National Emergency'

The former vice president sharply criticized President Trump's handling of school reopening; the outbreaks on college campuses continue, and other education news you might have missed.

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Corrected: September 3, 2020 at 10:00 PM MDT
A previous version of this story said Iowa State University's football home opener has been canceled. The team will play at home on Sept. 12, but there will be no fans present.
Anya Kamenetz is an education correspondent at NPR. She joined NPR in 2014, working as part of a new initiative to coordinate on-air and online coverage of learning. Since then the NPR Ed team has won a 2017 Edward R. Murrow Award for Innovation, and a 2015 National Award for Education Reporting for the multimedia national collaboration, the Grad Rates project.