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EWA​, the professional organization dedicated to ​strengthening the community of education ​writers and improving the ​quality of education coverage ​to better inform the public, hosts ​a weekly podcast featuring lively interviews with journalists.

Nov 19, 2019

Prior to joining The Texas Tribune in 2016 as its statewide public schools reporter, Aliyya Swaby covered education for the hyperlocal New Haven Independent in Connecticut. Now she’s responsible for a beat that stretches more than a quarter-million square miles. What has she learned from her in-depth project on...


Nov 12, 2019

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a consolidation of cases challenging President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which has temporarily protected some 800,000 immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children from being deported. While a key focus...


Nov 5, 2019

Unlike other classroom controversies like gun control or immigration policy, the process by which Congress considers presidential impeachment is spelled out in the Constitution. It’s also a rare occurrence, which means today’s civics teachers have a unique opportunity to help students connect historical and current...


Oct 29, 2019

With Chicago teachers on the picket lines this fall -- and labor actions in recent months in smaller school districts in California, Colorado, and Washington -- hear how Ben Felder of The Oklahoman reported on a statewide walkout by educators in 2018. Like their counterparts in West Virginia and Kentucky, teachers in...


Oct 22, 2019

In rural Clarksdale, Mississippi, the phrase “school choice” has a different meaning, as it brings to mind the segregation academies set up by white families opposed to federally mandated school integration. Writing for The Hechinger Report, Danielle Dreilinger spent time in Clarksdale -- known as the birthplace of...