The Santa Monica-based Milken Family Foundation seeks a talented and experienced media relations professional for the Media Relations Manager position. Serving as a key member of a highly collaborative Communications team and reporting to the Senior Vice President, this position will be responsible for overseeing and managing strategic planning, day-to-day operations and media outreach for MFF’s initiatives, with a special focus on the Milken Educator Awards, named “the Oscars of Teaching” by Teacher Magazine.
The Atlantic is looking for a senior editor to guide our coverage of education, including child development. To apply for this role, you should be an awesome editor, able to strengthen the work of both experienced reporters and emerging contributors. We’ll be especially impressed if you can show us a strong portfolio of coverage you’ve overseen, particularly on matters of youth and education.
The Content and Communications Coordinator will support the Foundation’s communications and field-building efforts across its multiple channels, including print, Web, email, and social media. S/he will be an integral part of the Communications team, and will work on the front lines of delivering key content and messages to our targeted audiences.
The Seattle Times is seeking an experienced reporter to join Education Lab, an ambitious, groundbreaking project that has had significant impacts on public education in Washington state. This is a grant-funded, 21-month position.
Candidates should have experience in finding and writing compelling, in-depth stories, ideally about schools and learning. Strong multi-media skills and experience covering education are big pluses.
The Seattle Times is seeking an experienced engagement editor to join Education Lab, an ambitious, groundbreaking project that has significant impacts on public education in Washington state. This is a grant-funded, 21-month position.
We seek candidates who can help lead Education Lab’s award-winning effort to spark and nurture constructive conversation about education in Washington state, and to seek out community voices that can improve our journalism.
District Administration, a national K-12 education publication, is looking for a freelance writer for our monthly technology feature. Our tech stories may be product-oriented but are never promotional. Their goal is to give school district technologists the information and insight they need to make better purchase and implementation decisions. Stories are typically 1,000 words. Pay is competitive. Send inquiries and clips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LRP Publications, Inc. has been an industry-leading provider of multimedia solutions for business and education professionals for over three decades, offering world-class content and exceptional customer service. LRP’s customers receive the guidance, knowledge and tools they need in the format they want.
The Schott Foundation for Public Education is a national foundation whose mission is to develop and strengthen a broad-based and representative movement to achieve fully resourced, quality preK-12 public education, giving every child an opportunity to learn. The Schott Foundation’s core belief is that only a grassroots movement can lead to systemic change in the disparities poor children and children of color face in our country’s schools. In helping to build this movement, Schott recognizes its pivotal role as both funder and advocate in the social justice arena.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is a global enterprise providing must-have content and services for the academic, professional, scientific, technical, medical, consumer, and scholarly markets.
We have an exciting opportunity for a versatile, proven Freelance Editor, who will serve as editorial visionary for a newsletter targeted to women in higher education. This position is based in our fast-paced US B2B group.
The ideal candidate is an experienced, hands-on editor, who is well-versed in creating stellar print and digital products.
Under the general direction of the Senior Director, this position provides analysis, research and recommendations on critical education issues that impact California’s students, families, and communities. This position focuses on a variety of support duties for the Senior Director, Policy & Programs and researches and communicates about issues in education that require familiarity with educational laws, rules, regulations and trends.
Under general direction of Sr. Director of Communications/PIO, this position leads, oversees, and coordinates the development, preparation, and productions of print and electronic communication from creative concept to final print; sets priorities and directs the work of assigned staff on a project or day-to day basis; researches, writes, and edits publications; fosters cooperative working relationships among Association departments and acts as liaison with various educational, community, public, and government agencies; and performs related work as required.
EdSource Today, California’s pre-eminent source of news and analysis about public education, is seeking a fulltime reporter to cover some of the major reforms being implemented in the state and nation.
The successful candidate will write and report on potentially the most significant changes occurring in public education in a generation and have the opportunity to be part of the emerging nonprofit journalism source that is considered a “must-read” by policymakers, influencers and a greater audience interested in staying abreast of the state of education.
Education Week, an independent, national source of news on K-12 education, is seeking an experienced contributing writer to help with its coverage of teaching and teacher policy on a part-time, contractual basis. Working with an editor, the contributing writer will be responsible for regular blog coverage as well as full-length articles for print and online. The position also includes opportunities to contribute to video coverage and other multimedia work.
The Houston Chronicle, Texas’ largest newspaper, will soon inaugurate a digital-first suburban schools beat aimed at covering extensive ground across Houston’s vast suburbs and using dozens of area school districts to explore educational trends that resonate with readers across the region. This new beat will be built upon a constantly updated vertical that will become a must read for parents interested in news and information that will not only tell them what’s happening in the schools but how they can better navigate testing, homework and local school bureaucracies.
The Education section at U.S. News & World Report seeks an experienced, full-time reporter based in our Washington, D.C., office who will be responsible for writing consumer-focused content for usnews.com/education. The beat will be focused on graduate school, including MBA, law and medical school programs, aimed at an audience of prospective students. The position does not involve breaking news coverage or reporting on education policy.
We are looking for a journalist with a special focus on California education issues. This is a tremendous opportunity for a skilled writer and reporter who is passionate about storytelling and about making a difference. The beat includes K-12 schools, serving more than 6 million California students, as well as the nation’s leading system of public higher education. This is a full time position preferably based at our main office in Sacramento.
“There’s a lot of talk about the student debt crisis and I’m going to tell you that I don’t think there really is a student debt crisis,” said Debbie Cochrane, vice president at The Institute for College Access and Success. “What there are are multiple student debt crises.”
Will education get more than a passing reference in tonight’s first presidential debate? We shall see. But with the help of EWA members, we’ve assembled a digital bingo card of popular education buzzwords and phrases you may hear.
Use the digital card to play along on Twitter using the #EWABingo hashtag. If you are planning a debate-watching party — and who isn’t? — you can also print out multiple cards.
The school districts in Texas’ eight largest cities all have Latino superintendents at the helm, as do half of the top 20, Dallas-based KERA News reported Tuesday. The story comes after the recent hire of Richard A. Carranza as superintendent of the Houston Independent School District, the largest in the state and seventh largest in the country.
A new investigation by the Houston Chronicle finds that the Lone Star State took unusual steps to severely cut its special education programs — keeping hundreds of thousands of potentially qualified students from receiving services.
Chronicle reporter Brian Rosenthal talks with EWA public editor Emily Richmond about crunching the numbers, how this has impacted students and families, and what’s next in his reporting.
In Louisiana, a high school focused around the theme of coastal restoration will be built on a barge — yes, a barge. Two Los Angeles educators have dreamed up plans for a high school designed to serve foster and homeless children. And the Somerville, Mass., district is planning a year-round high school that “feels more like a research and design studio,” reports the Boston Globe.