Erica L. Green is a correspondent in the Washington Bureau of The New York Times covering education and federal policy, with a focus on the Education Department and civil rights in the nations schools. Erica joined The Times in March 2017 from The Baltimore Sun where she covered the Baltimore City Public School System for seven years. In that role, she covered the district's reform efforts, and produced award-winning investigations on topics such as school funding, special education, school violence, the juvenile justice system and school segregation. Erica has won more than one dozen local and national awards for her education coverage, and was part of the Sun team named a 2016 Pulitzer Prize finalist for breaking news coverage of the death of Freddie Gray. She won first prize in Beat Reporting category in the 2018 Education Writer's Association Awards for her education coverage at The Times.
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