The Walton Family Foundation is seeking a skilled communications professional to join the Communications team as a Senior Communications Officer – K-12 Education, reporting to the Director of Communications.
Nowhere is the U.S. demographic shift being felt sooner and more dramatically than in schools. By 2020, one in three children will be an immigrant or have an immigrant parent. How schools are responding to the fastest growing group of U.S. children will be the focus of a fellowship training program organized by the Institute for Justice & Journalism.
Up to 18 journalists will be chosen to attend the conference, to be held March 30-April 1 at Georgia State University in Atlanta. IJJ will pay for travel and other expenses.
The National Institute for School Leadership (NISL) provides leadership training for school and district leaders designed to improve student achievement at scale. Its Executive Development Program has been proven to strengthen the instructional leadership of aspiring and current leaders and raise achievement across districts and states. NISL offers targeted programs for high-priority challenges and capacity building for states, districts and schools using a proven train-the-trainer model.
NWEA has an exciting new opening for Public Relations Manager within the NWEA Marketing team. This is a full-time opportunity offering competitive compensation, a substantial benefits package and career growth opportunities. This position may be home-based within the U.S. or may be located in our home office in Portland, Oregon.
About America’s Promise Alliance: America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest network dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth. Through its signature effort, the GradNation campaign, America’s Promise harnesses the collective power of 400 national organizations and thousands of community leaders to mobilize Americans to raise the high school graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020.
The Seventy Four is seeking an education editor to join its senior leadership team and assist in the expansion of its growing digital newsroom. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment, eager to both oversee daily beat coverage and steer long-form features and investigations.
Major education union seeks an experienced journalist to join its communications staff. The candidate must demonstrate substantial knowledge of New York City public education. Excellent writing, research and investigative reporting skills are essential. Experience as a public school teacher a plus.
Duties include writing news and features for the union’s website and its monthly newspaper. In addition, the reporter will be versed in Twitter and able to provide background information and research assistance to the UFT’s external press department as needed.
Seeking a part-time ghost-writer to develop content for an Education / Media start-up. All work can be done remotely and based on the writer’s preferred schedule. Most of the writing will consist of 500-800 word pieces (e.g., blog posts, op-eds) on education entrepreneurship / education policy topics.
Education Next is looking to hire a part-time manuscript editor to start sometime between February 1 and March 1, 2016.
EdNext is a journal of opinion and research that focuses on K-12 education policy. On a quarterly basis, EdNext publishes a collection of feature stories and research articles in an 88-page journal. Prior to the print publication of each issue, articles are released on the journal’s website www.educationnext.org.
The Education section at U.S. News & World Report seeks an experienced, full-time editor based in our Washington, D.C., office who will be responsible for planning and editing consumer-focused content for usnews.com/education.
Are you interested in pursuing an exciting career in communications and public relations at a national level, specifically in helping reform the nation’s public education system? Are you interested in a leadership role in a growing public relations firm with a diverse and high profile client base, one that will provide tremendous opportunity for professional growth?
All interested candidates MUST apply online at www.lrp.com.
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.
Oklahoma Watch is a five-year-old, nonprofit media organization that specializes in in-depth and investigative reporting on a wide range of quality-of-life issues, often focusing on the poor and disadvantaged. We are seeking a reporter to cover public education, mainly K-12 but also some higher education and occasional general assignment. The reporter should have several years of professional experience and an ability to write cleanly, report aggressively and grasp the larger context of issues.
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 paying for college and graduate school, including college savings, financial aid, student loans and scholarships, aimed at an audience of prospective students and their parents. The position does not involve breaking news coverage or reporting on education policy.
In the past quarter-century, Wendy Kopp’s idea for putting new college graduates to work in high-need public schools has grown from her undergraduate thesis project at Princeton into a $300 million organization responsible for recruiting, training, and supporting thousands of new teachers every year. Along the way, Teach For America has generated criticism even as it’s become a mainstay in many of the nation’s larger school districts.
International comparisons in education usually focus on the national level—what countries can learn from one another. But a number of cities in North America and East Asia have teamed up to compare notes and share ideas, including on the tough issue of improving educational equity, a challenge faced by urban systems across the globe.
Whether it’s so their kids can do homework, play educational games or work with classmates on school projects, many low-income parents are motivated to purchase technology to further their children’s learning, according to a study released today by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.