2017 Beat Reporting for Print/Online (Small Staff) Finalist: Tara García Mathewson
Tara García Mathewson (Staff Writer) | The Hechinger Report
“The Future of Learning Beat”
About the Entry
The Hechinger Report’s Tara García Mathewson has focused on documenting new efforts to make public schools more effective by, for example, replacing traditional grades with demonstrations of mastery, or having students perform simple but meaningful science experiments.
Comments from the Judges
“A fascinating, creative, informative beat, extremely well executed.”
“Promises bold story ideas and understanding of innovations and trends, fulfilled by strong enterprise reporting.”