Finalist

California’s Teacher Housing Crunch
Single-Topic News (Small Newsroom)

Entry Credit

  • EdSource
    • Diana Lambert, reporter
    • Daniel J. Willis, data analyst
    • Sunny Xie, data visualization specialist
    • Justin Allen, web developer
    • Rose Ciotta, Denise Zapata, co-editors

About the Entry

This EdSource project expanded on the well-known trend of California’s housing crisis by using data to describe how teachers across California are being shut out of affordable housing and examined the efforts of some school districts to solve the problem. 

Comments from the Judges

“A comprehensive, persuasive argument rooted in data about a statewide problem, with side pieces bringing to life the circumstances of those affected, as well as solutions.”

“Statistics are well-tied to personal stories of financial struggle, sacrifice, and choices for their futures.”

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