Finalist

Common Core, State-by-State (TIE)

source: The Hechinger Report

“Ready Or Not, New Standards Hit Colorado Schools”

“In Oakland, On The Front Lines With The Common Core”

“Are Pennsylvania Students Being Set Up For Failure? New Education Standards, Graduation Exams Highlight School Resource Needs”

“New Standards Mean Lots Of Talking—and Even Writing—about Math”

“Out With “The Great Gatsby” And In With “The Glass Castle”? Florida’s English Teachers Adjust To New Standards”

Judges’ Comments

“Great idea: trying to humanize and paint a broad picture of “how Common Core roll-out is going” across the country. … The Florida piece stands out, especially.”

“Found it valuable to get a specific delineation of Common Core issues that defined each state.”

EWA is grateful to the College Board for its generous support of the 2017 National Awards for Education Reporting.