Best of the week (June 29, 2018)

🏆 WHEN ‘THREAT ASSESSMENT’ GOES TOO FAR 🏆 The best education story of the week was The Oregonian’s Targeted: A Family and the Quest to Stop the Next School Shooter (above), by Bethany Barnes. The piece looks at what happens when a high school boy is suspected by school officials to be a potential school shooter. It’s an amazing …
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What to do in Orlando at #IRE18

This year’s big investigative journalism conference doesn’t seem to have as much education-specific programming as last year, but there’s still lots to do. This year’s Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE) conference in Orlando doesn’t seem quite as education-focused as it was last year in Phoenix, when Nikole Hannah-Jones was a keynote speaker and there were …
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