The problem with Parkland [Updated]

Easily dismissed conspiracy theories and journalistic deference toward school administrators seem to have resulted in less aggressive coverage of the district’s role in the events leading up to the February 14th school shooting.  By Alexander Russo UPDATE: On Friday, two days after this column was originally published, the Sun Sentinel published a scathing account of Broward Schools stonewalling …
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Hits and misses from the EWA awards finalists (2017)

There’s lots of great education journalism among the 2017 finalists – but lots missing, too, including some of the biggest stories of the year. Is that a problem? Yes. By Alexander Russo On Friday, the national association of education journalists known as the Education Writers Association (EWA) released its list of finalists for 2017 awards. …
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