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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.

Sep 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has forced most child care centers to close in an upstate New York community where affordable options for families were already in short supply. That’s having a ripple effect on the local workforce and economy. North Country Public Radio is covering the story from multiple perspectives,...


Sep 8, 2020

In her new book, education writer Melinda D. Anderson chronicles LaQuisha Hall’s 17-year journey from nervous rookie to "teacher of the year" in the Baltimore city school system. Along the way, readers witness the myriad challenges teachers are expected to conquer, often without adequate training or support. But...


Sep 1, 2020

Much attention is focused on how schools will deliver instruction this fall, whether remotely or in schools with COVID-19 health and safety precautions in place. But what students are taught -- the curriculum -- is also an important story. Natalie Wexler, author of “The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America’s...


Aug 25, 2020

It’s a new academic year like no other on the K-12 and higher education beats. A pair of veteran education journalists share tips and insights for what’s ahead this fall and beyond. Bianca Vasquez Toness, a reporter on The Boston Globe’s educational equity team, shares ideas for focusing on teacher workloads,...


Aug 18, 2020

In Alabama's capital city, an epidemic of violence has shadowed the class of 2020 throughout their high school careers. Nearly a dozen of their classmates were killed before making it to graduation day. Reporter Krista Johnson of the Montgomery Advertiser set out to learn more about those who died, and to understand how...