Back to School: Story Ideas for K-12 and Higher Education Reporters

Two of the best beat reporters in the country share story ideas for the new academic year, including enrollment changes, staff shortages and dates you should mark on your calendar. 

(EWA Radio Episode 298)

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A pair of veteran education journalists share insights for what’s ahead this fall and beyond.

Mila Koumpilova of Chalkbeat Chicago shares issues she is keeping an eye on, including enrollment changes, staff shortages and following up on summer school. Plus, Jon Marcus of The Hechinger Report has a host of story ideas relating to college enrollment.

Also, learn how inflation plays out on campuses. Both reporters offer tips for staying organized and explain if having a rough plan for the year works!

This week’s episode of EWA Radio was sponsored by the Collaborative for Student Success. EWA retains all editorial control over the content of the podcast.

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