Looking for a great short-form writer with knowledge of Common Core Standards and elementary and middle school math, reading and writing standards/curricula to work on eight-month contract at a nonprofit based in Oakland, CA.
This full-time contract job involves developing content in a number of media, explaining to parents their child’s Common Core test results and offering easy ways for them to help their children improve.
School Library Journal (SLJ), the leading independent publication serving school and children’s librarians, based in New York City, with a monthly print magazine and daily and weekly Web products, seeks an experienced reporter and editor to cover library, K–12 education, and publishing news.
The Seattle Times is seeking an experienced reporter to join our education team, which has done ambitious, groundbreaking work in the past two years with its Education Lab project. This reporter would be the team’s primary beat reporter, focusing on Seattle-area schools and state education policy.
The Albuquerque Journal has an immediate opening for an experienced education reporter to cover the Albuquerque Public Schools and the New Mexico Public Education Department.
Yes, you will have to cover school board meetings. And, yes, you will have to write feature stories from time to time. You may even be called upon to help out with legislative coverage during the session.
The Orange County Register, one of Southern California’s leading news sources, is searching for an education reporter to cover both k-12 and higher education. Orange County, with 3 million residents, is comprised of 600 diverse public schools with 500,000 students. It also includes several colleges and universities, including California State University, Fullerton, one of the state’s largest campuses, and the University of California, Irvine, one of the region’s top research institutions.
NCTQ (www.nctq.org) has a new opening for a Communications Manager. This individual will manage the implementation of a comprehensive communications strategy, promoting the organization’s resources and supporting its advocacy aims.
The Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) is seeking Communications Director to be responsible for communications program planning and implementation, product development and production, outreach and communication, event planning, and website maintenance.
Are you interested in pursuing an exciting career in communications and public relations at a national level, specifically in public education reform? Are you interested in getting involved with a growing public relations and communications firm with a diverse and high-profile client base that will provide tremendous opportunity for professional growth and good compensation?
BPE’s mission is to drive exceptional outcomes for all students by developing great teachers and great schools. For three decades, BPE (formerly the Boston Plan for Excellence) has devised solutions to the toughest challenges faced by Boston’s students and teachers by weaving together expertise in teacher training and school development. We believe ambitious teaching (which we define as instruction that consistently engages all students in rigorous content) requires not only effective teachers, but also systems that support great teaching and methods for continuous improvement.
A new high-profile online education news website is looking for a Senior Editor to help shape an expanding digital newsroom. Reporting to the Editorial Director, the ideal candidate will be comfortable in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment, eager to both oversee daily beat coverage and steer long-term/long-form special projects and investigations.
The Telegram & Gazette in Worcester, Mass., has an opening for a reporter to write education stories spanning pre-school to advanced degrees. Worcester is an urban school district of 44 schools with a $350 million budget. The beat also includes coverage of more than a dozen colleges and universities, including the University of Massachusetts Medical School, the College of the Holy Cross and WPI.
This is not your ordinary test prep job. You’ll help us reach thousands of students by becoming our voice for the ACT, primarily by writing articles about ACT content and test prep strategy. This is a contract position (you can work from anywhere) with the possibility of permanent employment in the future (in Berkeley, CA).
Unlike in the movie “Field of Dreams,” just building after-school and summer programs offers no mystical guarantee that students “will come.”
Access is a huge issue – not just transportation to the programs, although that is a challenge. The types of programs offered, if students perceive them as having value, and whether students and their parents even know what’s available in their communities are things to consider.
June 30, 2015Alexandra Neason of The Teacher Project for EWA
Allen Turner recently recalled the day his grade school teacher said it was time to learn about the U.S. Constitution, beginning with its famous preamble. But Turner, now a video game designer and professor at Chicago’s DePaul University, already knew it. So did all his classmates.
June 30, 2015Erik Robelen of EWA and Yesenia Robles of the Denver Post
The sweeping new school choice law in Nevada — or more precisely, educational choice law — has attracted significant national media coverage and analysis. Nevada public school families can apply to spend more than $5,000 in state aid per child on private school tuition or other educational expenses each year, including tutoring, online courses, textbooks, and even home-schooling.