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- We are expert. We are principled. We are welcoming. We are passionate.Education Week, America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. A leading authority in an ever-evolving space, we bring four decades of experience to our journalism and research without bias or agenda. We offer services that create real impact, providing accessible content and resources that ignite conversations and spark action across the K-12 ecosystem. At Education Week, we believe that an equitable—and excellent—education for all students is possible, and we empower the field to make it a reality.
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Education Week strongly values equity and believes in a society where all children have access to high quality K-12 education. As such, Education Week is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood. EdWeek is committed to maintaining a diverse and multicultural working environment.
EdWeek’s culture is mission-driven, collegial, entrepreneurial, professional, and team oriented. We’re a team of highly engaged and motivated individuals that love the work we do without taking ourselves too seriously. We value collaboration, innovation, leadership and forward-thinking, and provide a friendly, intellectual, challenging work environment where employees can thrive and grow professionally.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:
- Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
- Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Commuter Benefits
- On-Site Gym
- Employee Assistance Program
Education Week is a vibrant workplace that is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We are within a short walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops, the Metro, and are adjacent to The Capital Crescent Trail.
However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of our staff is still working remotely, but we are beginning to transition staff back to the Bethesda office as conditions allow.
Editorial Projects in Education Inc. (EPE) is pleased to present the Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship, to be awarded annually to an enterprising journalist in support of a reporting project that illuminates a significant issue in pre-K-12 education.
The fellowship is meant to honor and reflect the now-retired Gregory M. Chronister, who helped lead Education Week as executive editor for 11 years, and as managing editor, associate editor, and Commentary editor for 21 years before that. Greg was known for his commitment to producing balanced, thorough, high-quality reporting that could improve American education, and for his keen eye on journalistic detail and big-picture context.
The kindness and humanity that Greg showed his colleagues in the workplace have deeply informed Education Week’s journalism, which combines independent, incisive coverage with a belief in the critical importance of a civil discourse around highly contested issues of pre-K-12 policy and practice.
The Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship is taking a hiatus. Please check back in later for information on the fellowship.