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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.

Oct 18, 2016

New York Times' best-selling author Dana Goldstein ("The Teacher Wars") discusses her reporting for Slate on whether the Republican presidential candidate's fiery rhetoric is trickling down into classrooms. Some teachers are reporting an increase in bullying and other inappropriate behavior that advocates say is a direct reflection of the tumultuous political season. Goldstein offers some insights into some historical context for teachers who must balance instructional objectivity with their own political views, as well as story ideas for reporters covering their issues in their own local schools.