The Reporter position will be responsible for both original enterprise stories and custom versions of mainstream media stories pertaining to education policy. Topics will include, but not be limited to: teacher evaluation, tenure reform, charter schools, vouchers, tax credit scholarships, online learning, homeschooling, inter-district choice, parent trigger, school funding, Common Core state standards, student assessments and teacher unions.
The Director of Media Relations will manage all media relationships at the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA). The Director will oversee the daily management of media relations while also forming innovative partnerships and working to change public opinion on difficult education issues.
The Chamberlin Family Foundation is seeking a Manager of Communications to advance the discourse on public education and build a renewed focus on exceptional public schools for all children in West Contra Costa.
The Deseret News seeks a talented writer to produce beat and enterprise stories about trends in education, from pre-school to advanced degrees in a multi-platform newsroom, featuring print, web, radio and TV journalists collaborating on enterprise reporting and breaking news. We are looking for a journalist with a proven track record, showing innovation, creativity, investigative work and an ability to process data and find stories beyond the numbers.
This fulltime temporary position is responsible for reporting on education-related topics in the state of Delaware. This reporter will have the opportunity to cover education related issues in Delaware such as “Race to the Top,” the cost of higher education, and alternatives to traditional education systems and practices. Candidates should have a knowledge of the Delaware education system and three to five years of broadcast, web, or newspaper reporting experience. The education reporter should be an engaging story teller with strong reporting and writing abilities.
The Indianapolis Star/IndyStar.com is looking for a reporter who wants to make a difference by holding accountable the people and entities we entrust to provide a quality education. Little is of more importance to a community than ensuring people of all ages – from pre-school through college — have the best educational opportunity possible.
In 2011, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called it “laughable” that in the prior decade the majority of states had failed to rate a single low-performing teaching preparation program as inferior. On Tuesday, the White House released draft accountability regulations that are no joke for the nation’s teacher colleges, and could result in a loss of federal funding if their graduates fail to do well on the job.
According to U.S. Department of Education projections, for the first time, black, Hispanic, Asian and other non-white students made up just over 50 percent of public school students. And that share is expected to increase in the coming years.
For education reporters looking for story ideas, talking to teachers is a smart place to start. That was the key takeaway from the “Performance and Perceptions: Taking the Pulse of the Profession” session at EWA’s recent seminar on the teaching profession, held last month in Detroit.