2020 Investigative Reporting (Smaller Newsroom) Winner
Jacqueline Rabe Thomas, The Connecticut Mirror
“Separated By Design”
About the Entry
In Hartford, Connecticut, government vouchers were supposed to help low-income people find better housing in safer communities with higher-quality schools. Instead, inequities have only worsened.
Comments from the Judges
“Outstanding reporting, showing why more education reporters should leave their silos and report at the intersections of their beats and other social inequity issues.”
“Well-written, with a commanding voice. Filled with great details, quotes and narrative drive.”