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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.

Jun 1, 2012

Recorded at EWA's 65th National Seminar on May 18, 2012

In a new analysis, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania make the case that some state higher education policies may be aggravating social stratification and widening college-going gaps. Are states implementing the right policies to improve higher education, or are they making matters worse? Are there solutions? How should reporters cover these issues?

Moderator: Scott Jaschik, co-founder and editor, Inside Higher Ed

  • Joni Finney, practice professor of higher education, University of Pennsylvania
  • Laura Perna, professor of education, University of Pennsylvania
  • Ryan Reyna, program director, National Governors Association