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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.

Dec 8, 2011

Is the Fourth Estate influencing the debate over teacher evaluations? Should media publish data, by name, on the estimated value that teachers add to student test scores? What questions should reporters ask about value-added measures and other issues in reforming teacher evaluation?

Moderator: Emily Richmond, public editor, Education Writers Association


  • Diana Epstein, senior education policy analyst, Center for American Progress
  • Jaime Sarrio, education reporter, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Doug Smith, database editor, Los Angeles Times