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Grading the Teachers seminar; McCormick covers expenses

Reporters who cover education and the difficult issues around teacher evaluation are invited to apply “Grading the Teachers,” a McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute on May 8-10 in Detroit.

This institute is funded by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, working with The Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Participants will receive transportation, hotel accommodations and most meals. The institute is being organized by the Michigan State University School of Journalism and The Education Trust-Midwest. The Education Writers Association is assisting in planning. For details and to apply, visit www.gradingtheteachers.com. The deadline to apply is March 29, and applicants will be notified by April 5. The Specialized Reporting Institute will convene on Wednesday evening, May 8, with a reception, and conclude at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 10.

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