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We’re at the Education Writers Association conference in Baltimore this week, so there’s nothing new coming out today. But all is not lost. Here are some of The Grade’s columns and interviews about the important topic of edtech coverage from the past few years, starting with last week’s review of the New York Times’ coverage of Summit Learning.

The New York Times wrote about online learning in Kansas. It didn’t go well (2019)
The business of online learning: a blind spot in mainstream higher education coverage (2019)

Edtech coverage, the hype cycle, and media complicity (2018)
Problems with the New York Times’ Google takeover story (2017)
Edtech writer Audrey Watters shares thoughts on education journalism (2017)

In praise of the New Yorker’s AltSchool story (2016)
NPR’s deeply unbalanced profile of Rocketship Charter Schools (2016)
Some alternatives to the soft, duplicative coverage of this week’s Chan Zuckerberg announcement (2016)

Check them out — it’s a coverage area that we’re all but sure to return to again this year and next. And if you’re curious about the EWA conference, follow along via the #EWA19 hashtag.

ALEXANDER RUSSO (@alexanderrusso) is editor of The Grade.

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