Tag Archives: education reporting

Shootings Changing Education Beat

Post Florida mass shooting: Alexandria Neason says pay more attention to local reports of shootings and bomb threats, which are shifting education coverage.

“For local reporters working the education beat, local threats have dominated their attention the past few weeks, even if they’ve only been a blip on the national radar…,” she writes.

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Blacklist Uncovered By Arizona Education Reporter

“After three hours, I was the only reporter left in the room. Sometimes that’s all it takes.”

Hank Stephenson tells the story of an Arizona education beat reporter who discovers a blacklist of 1,400 school employees despite a teacher shortage. Patience and digging pay off.