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Kim Clark Joins EWA as Assistant Director

The Education Writers Association is delighted to announce the addition of Kim Clark to its staff as an assistant director. Clark, a longtime national journalist most recently with Money Magazine, will play a leading role in directing EWA programming on education beyond high school.

“We are thrilled to have a journalist of Kim’s caliber joining our staff,” said EWA Executive Director Caroline Hendrie. “Her energy and experience will be a huge boon to our efforts to support the important work of our journalist members in newsrooms across the country.”

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Announcing the Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship
Annual award of up to $10,000 a year to support enterprise or investigative reporting on pre-K-12 education

For more information, please contact:
Scott Montgomery, Editor-in-Chief & Chief Content Officer
smontgomery@epe.org

BETHESDA, MD. – August 3, 2017 – Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. (EPE) is pleased to announce the inaugural Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship, to be awarded annually to an enterprising journalist in support of a reporting project that illuminates a significant issue in pre-K-12 education.

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GAMA Announces 2018 Aviation Design Challenge on National Aviation Day

Washington, DC — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane today announced they are opening registration for the 2018 Aviation Design Challenge, an annual competition promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills among U.S. high school students through aviation.

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New Word Game to assist literacy education

August 2017

The new touch screen word game ‘WORDMASTER the Wordbuster game’ invented by Australian game entrepreneur, David Ettridge, is recognised for its potential to assist in literacy education.

Christopher Walsh, Associate Professor for literacy at Adelaide’s Torrens University described WORDMASTER as ‘a new and challenging game with the potential to build students’ vocabulary and word recognition skills’

Announcement

Race, Ethnicity Seen as Top Priorities for Education Beat Diversity
EWA Members Share Views on Inclusion, Cultural Competencies

In an effort to deepen its understanding of diversity and inclusion issues, the Education Writers Association recently fielded a survey asking journalist members to share their views and experiences. A total of 170 EWA members responded to the survey, although not every respondent answered every question. The findings provide insights into current perceptions and priorities among education reporters, as well as early data to inform discussions by the EWA Diversity and Inclusion Task Force.

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Over 14 Million Student Service Hours Managed Through x2VOL from intelliVOL; Official Service Transcript Verifies Hours for National Honor Society, Scholarships and College Applications
Life Without x2VOL is a “Big Mess of Paper”

DALLAS – March 20, 2017 - This spring, high schools across the country will perform their induction ceremony recognizing new members of the National Honor Society (NHS). When these students walk down the graduation aisle with gold cords adorning their gowns, schools using x2VOL will be able to hand them an Official Service Transcript of the hours they have given in community service during high school. These official transcripts are valid for scholarship and college applications.