The Grade

Panel recommendations, conference tips, & job announcements for #EWA18

A crib sheet for the national education writers conference By Alexander Russo Maybe you got into Los Angeles late – thanks, East Coast storm! – and it feels like being late to school on the first day or missing orientation. Meanwhile, the Education Writers Association (EWA) conference agenda prints out to 15 pages. It’s overwhelming, …
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Not just any high school story: How a ProPublica immigration reporter profiled a Long Island high school student trying to get out of MS-13

An interview with ProPublica’s Hannah Dreier, the reporter behind  ProPublica’s “A Betrayal” By Kristen Doerer While a blizzard swirled outside, ProPublica reporter Hannah Dreier sat in the audience of a high school anti-bullying fashion show. Hired last summer to cover immigration, Dreier had driven out to Brentwood High School in suburban Long Island, New York, to try …
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