Jackie Mader is the multimedia editor and an award-winning reporter at The Hechinger Report. She has covered preK-12 education nationwide, with a focus on early childhood education and the rural south. Her work has appeared in news outlet nationwide, including The New York Times, The Atlantic, NPR, NBC and The Washington Post. She received a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University and an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to attending Columbia, she taught special education in Charlotte, N.C. and trained first-year teachers in the Mississippi Delta.
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