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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.

Apr 12, 2011

This is the first in a series of podcasts chronicling the sessions at EWA's 64th Annual National Seminar.

In the five and a half years since Hurricane Katrina, the education landscape in New Orleans has changed dramatically. Can some of the lessons learned by school officials and education advocates apply to districts nationwide? Our panel, led by Sarah Carr of the Times-Picayune, includes:

  • Shannon Jones, executive director of Tulane University’s Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives
  • Aesha Rasheed, New Orleans Parent Organizing Network Director
  • Margaret Raymond, director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University
  • Paul Vallas, superintendent of the Louisiana Recovery School District