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Child Welfare Advocates Say Recreation Is Necessary For Migrant Children

Detained immigrant children enter a cafeteria in Karnes City, Texas. The Trump administration stopped using the center to hold parents and children in March 2019.
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Detained immigrant children enter a cafeteria in Karnes City, Texas. The Trump administration stopped using the center to hold parents and children in March 2019.

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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.