Virginia B. Edwards

was the editor and president of Education Week until 2016. She was named the editor of Education Week in December 1995, and had served as the newspaper's executive editor for six years before that. She oversaw a staff of nearly 50 editors, reporters, and graphic artists engaged in the weekly production of Education Week. In April 1997, Ms. Edwards was named president of Editorial Projects in Education Inc. In that role, she oversaw the 90-person nonprofit corporation that publishes Education Week, Teacher Magazine, and the annual reports Quality Counts and Technology Counts. She raised funding for both new and ongoing projects and develops new ventures. Before joining EPE, Ms. Edwards worked for nearly two years for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and, for 10 years before that, was an editor and reporter for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky.

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