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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.

Mar 14, 2023

After an extensive national search, the Education Writers Association is pleased to introduce our new executive director, Kathy Chow. She will begin on April 3. 

Chow will be responsible for a nonprofit organization that represents nearly 2,000 members. She has a long history in nonprofit leadership and is a highly...

Feb 28, 2023

Critical race theory has gotten a lot of attention in the K-12 space, but how do debates about systemic racism play out in higher education?

Daniel Golden is a senior editor and reporter at ProPublica. He won a Pulitzer Prize and EWA’s Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize (twice!). Daniel also wrote several books, including...

Feb 14, 2023

Marcus Pennell and other high school student journalists in Nebraska decided to celebrate Pride Month last year, with some articles in their school newspaper. 

They wrote about the history of homophobia and origins of Pride Month among other content, including trapshooting athletes, a sophomore sculptor and adoption....

Feb 7, 2023

The federal government is pushing school districts to spend 20% of the $122 billion in relief funds to “catch children up” academically. Many are turning to tutoring as a way to help students after months of disruption from the pandemic.

Research shows “high-dosage” tutoring is particularly promising: Students...

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...