Announcements

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How We Did the Story: Investigating For-Profit Colleges

On EWA’s Ed Beat blog, reporter Dan Golden gives a behind-the-scenes account of how he and fellow Bloomberg News journalists John Hechinger and John Lauerman spent 18 months investigating the nation’s for-profit colleges. The project, which detailed questionable enrollment practices and staggering student-debt loads in the industry, won EWA’s Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting.

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Bloomberg News team wins Hechinger Grand Prize in EWA contest
Dan Golden, John Hechinger and John Lauerman win for their investigative project, "Education Inc."

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bloomberg News has won the top prize in the National Awards for Education Reporting for “Education Inc.,” a searing investigative look at for-profit colleges and universities.

EWA announced the winners of the Fred M. Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting at its annual conference in New Orleans on April 9. It includes a cash prize of $1,500.

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EWA National Award Winners Announced

The Education Writers Association announces the winners of the 2010 National Awards for Education Reporting. The prestigious annual competition honors the best coverage of education in print and broadcast media. It is the only independent contest of its kind in the United States.

Announcement

The Education Writers Association announces the winners of the 2010 National Awards for Education Reporting
The prestigious annual competition honors the best coverage of education in print and broadcast media. It is the only independent contest of its kind.

Public education was one of the largest beneficiaries of the $814 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, but questions remain about how – and whether – some $100 billion in federal stimulus funds for education have made much difference.