Ronald Moskowitz Prize
Lessons From the Educational Equity Beat
Bianca Vázquez Toness of The Boston Globe shares insights from her coverage of vulnerable students, and holding education systems accountable
(EWA Radio Episode 272)
From an inside look at a 12-year-old struggling with remote learning to revealing that districts had wrongly forced parents to sign away their children’s rights to special education services, The Boston Globe’s Bianca Vázquez Toness put the spotlight on families whose educational experiences were most disrupted by the pandemic.
April 13, 2021 (WASHINGTON, DC)—The Education Writers Association is delighted to announce the category winners and finalists for the 2020 National Awards for Education Reporting, recognizing the top education journalism in the United States.
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- David Jesse, Detroit Free Press
About the Entry
David Jesse’s deep sourcing among Michigan’s higher education community allowed him to break many scoops in 2018, about the Larry Nassar scandal at Michigan State University, and problems with the way the University of Michigan invests its endowment.
About the Entry
Erin Einhorn’s coverage of Detroit schools portrays a system struggling to stretch its resources to better serve students. Her reporting included breaking the news that Michigan was planning to shutter schools statewide, and close looks at the realities for families exercising school choice.
Patrick Wall closely covers the New York City public school system, showcasing the hope and heartbreak of urban schools.