Finalist

Tony Bennett Scandal

source: Sun-Times Media

GOP Donor’s School Grade Changed

Fla. Education Chief Resigns Amid Grading Scandal

Fate of Indiana School Grading System Uncertain

Capitol Crossroads: Public Records Key in Bennett Grade-Change Scandal

Ind. Officials Find School Grading ‘Manipulation’

Report Says Understaffed Indiana Agency Rushed Grades

School at Heart of Grade-Change Flap Drops to ‘F’

Judges’ Comments

“The stories that led to the downfall of a state education chief — just a few months after his appointment — and the rethinking of a state’s school grading system. Very impressive stuff.”

“Great investigative work and follow-ups. … Also had strong, strong impact.”

EWA is grateful to the College Board for its generous support of the 2016 National Awards for Education Reporting.