Finalist

The Future of Learning Beat
Beat Reporting: General News Outlets, Print and Online (Small Staff)

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About the Entry

The Hechinger Report’s Tara  García Mathewson has focused on documenting new efforts to make public schools more effective by, for example, replacing traditional grades with demonstrations of mastery, or having students perform simple but meaningful science experiments.

Entry Credit

  • Tara García Mathewson, Staff Writer , The Hechinger Report

Comments from the Judges

“A fascinating, creative, informative beat, extremely well executed.”

“Promises bold story ideas and understanding of innovations and trends, fulfilled by strong enterprise reporting.”

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