Awards

2015 Winners for the National Awards for Education Reporting

EWA is pleased to present this year’s winners for the 2015 EWA National Awards for Education Reporting.

General News Outlet (Small Staff)

Single-Topic News or Feature

Glen’s Village
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
Dorian Geiger, Paul Jablow, and Paul Socolar

Beat Reporting

Patrick Wall
Chalkbeat New York

Investigative Reporting

Choice Is Resegregating Public Schools
San Francisco Public Press
Michele Anderson, Sanne Bergh, Colleen Cummins, Emily Dugdale, Tearsa Joy Hammock, Laura Impellizzeri, Erika Rae Langdon, Eric Lawson, Paul Lorgerie, Rebecca Robinson, Jeremy Adam Smith, Michael Stoll, Jeffrey Thorsby, and Anna Vignet

General News Outlet (Medium Staff)

Single-Topic News or Feature

Children in Crisis
Las Vegas Sun
Jackie Valley

Beat Reporting

Eric Hoover
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Investigative Reporting

Group Homes Hurt Kids, Evade Accountability
ProPublica
Heather Vogell and Annie Waldman

General News Outlet (Large Staff)

Single-Topic News or Feature

Unsettled Journeys
The Baltimore Sun
Liz Bowie and Amy Davis

Beat Reporting

Josh Mitchell
The Wall Street Journal 

Investigative Reporting

Failure Factories 
Tampa Bay Times
Cara Fitzpatrick, Lisa Gartner, and Michael LaForgia

Broadcast

Single-Topic News or Feature

The Problem We All Live With
This American Life/The New York Times Magazine
Nikole Hannah-Jones

Beat Reporting

Jenny Brundin
Colorado Public Radio

Investigative Reporting

The Truth About America’s Graduation Rate
NPR and WBEZ
Anya Kamenetz, Elissa Nadworny, Cory Turner, and Becky Vevea

Magazines & Weeklies

Feature Writing

The Silicon Valley Suicides
The Atlantic
Hanna Rosin

Investigative Reporting

Dropouts in Chicago: How the City Both Helped Them and Ignored Them
Catalyst Chicago, WBEZ, and Better Government Association
Sarah Karp and Becky Vevea

Data Journalism

The $10 Billion Sports Tab
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Sandhya Kambhampati and Brad Wolverton
The Huffington Post
Ben Hallman and Shane Shifflett

Opinion Writing

New Orleans Schools 10 Years After Katrina
The Teacher Project and Slate
Sarah Carr