School Violence: What Can Reporters Uncover?
In many communities, campus violence and student discipline issues are ever-present concerns for educators struggling to make schools safe places to work and learn. Members of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team from The Philadelphia Inquirer and others discuss the newspaper’s year-long project on school violence and its impact on the community.
Dale Mezzacappa, contributing editor, Philadelphia Public School Notebook (moderator); Lorene Cary, member, Philadelphia School Reform Board; Rose Ciotta, senior editor for digital/print projects, The Philadelphia Inquirer; Helen Gym, founder, Parents United for Public Education; Susan Snyder, reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer; Bach Tong, student, Science Leadership Academy. Recorded at EWA’s 65th National Seminar on May 17, 2012.