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Covering Education Well

By Alexander Russo — October 24, 2007 1 min read

Whether you’re a reporter who wants to know how to cover education better, or an educator who wants to know how reporters look at things, you’ll be happy to know about this collection of essays about covering schools that includes: What I Wish I Had Known as an Education Reporter (Christina Asquith); How to Spot a School That Cheats and Find the Real Deal (Karin Chenoweth); The Six Essential Elements of Good Teaching (former LAT Richard Lee Colvin), Cut to the Heart of Learning by Analyzing a Classroom (blogger and former journalist Jenny DeMonte), To Witness the Magic of Learning, Find a Classroom (Samuel G. Freedman of the NYT); Talk to Students for an Inside Look at High School Life (Jay Mathews of the Washington Post); and How to Get Gun-Shy Schools to Open Their Doors (former Philadelphia Inquirer reporter (Dale Mezzacappa). For the full set, click here.

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