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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.

Jan 31, 2023

One of the most eagerly anticipated sessions at EWA’s Higher Education Seminar is Scott Jaschik's look ahead into the world of higher education. He's one of three co-founders of Inside Higher Ed, and he’s a highly sought after expert on postsecondary education. 

Host and Public Editor Kavitha Cardoza turns over EWA...


Jan 17, 2023

About 70% or more incarcerated Americans can't read at the fourth-grade level. This means they would struggle to understand a lunch menu, a ticket stub or a street sign. 

Oregon law requires that the majority of these prisoners take classes. But, while reporting for the Statesman Journal, Natalie Pate discovered there...


Jan 10, 2023

COVID-19 caused an unprecedented disruption in children’s learning. Even though schools reopened, we are still dealing with the effects, such as academic gaps, mental health challenges and behavioral issues. The federal government has poured billions of dollars into states to help children catch up.

A syndicated...


Dec 20, 2022

Several states saw record-breaking temperatures this year. Schools across the country –  including in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Cleveland, Denver, and San Diego – closed because of excessive heat. In Columbus, Ohio, teachers went on strike demanding air conditioning in their classrooms. Students being uncomfortably...


Dec 13, 2022

Being a cub reporter on the education beat can feel overwhelming at times: People talk in acronyms you don't understand; there's a ton of complicated research to wade through, and everyone has an opinion on what you should cover!

In this week’s EWA Radio episode, Kavitha Cardoza chats with Kyra Miles, who...