Treasure Coast Newspapers seeks an aggressive education reporter to cover three school districts: Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River. We focus on enterprise, analysis and investigations on regional issues, particularly revealing how districts spend taxpayer money and how effectively schools educate students. We heavily emphasize social media, digital storytelling and digital-first, real-time reporting. The ideal candidate would have at least 3 years’ experience as a newspaper reporter and some experience covering education. A clean valid Florida driver’s license is required.
The multimedia engagement journalist will find alternative and innovative ways to present news and features on IdahoEdNews.org, using video, photos and graphics. The incumbent in this position will write, report and investigate Idaho public education with an emphasis on alternative presentation. The incumbent in this position also will drive public awareness of education issues using social media. IdahoEdNews.org is an independent news site devoted to Idaho public education.
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.
If tough school discipline measures are meant to maintain stability in the classroom, then a new definition of stable might be in order: A new study argues high use of suspensions and expulsions brings down all students – even the ones who behave well.
A researcher with the Albert Shanker Institute flagged the study, which was published this month in the American Sociological Review. Here’s more on the paper from the Shanker Institute scholar Esther Quintero:
December 18, 2014Trevon Milliard of the Las Vegas Review Journal for EWA
From California to New York, educators have by and large maintained their support for the Common Core State Standards after putting the new grade-level expectations into action. But the new tests are another story, according to a panel of experts speaking at a recent EWA seminar at Stanford University.
Just like journalists need to know the important questions to ask on the education beat, parents do, too.
That’s the spirit behind a joint initiative by The Dallas Morning News, Al Día — it’s Spanish publication — and Southern Methodist University to get Hispanic parents involved in their children’s education.
As tools and data profiles of students become easier to use, are teachers sufficiently data literate to make sense of the information at their fingertips? Do teachers have the skills and access to data in useful formats, and are the school leaders and institutions responsible for their professional development providing them the training they need?
December 15, 2014Eric Gorski of The Denver Post for EWA
By now, many education reporters have written many times over about a new generation of standardized tests coming this spring. Most of the time, reporters have little space and use shorthand to explain that the exams are supposed to be more rigorous and measure critical thinking. Often, there is too much telling and not enough showing.