Eva-Marie Ayala covers education for The Dallas Morning News and is a national board member for the Education Writers Association. Previously, she was an education reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She has covered Texas education for 15 years. Her career has featured visiting schools in Singapore, covering a gorilla shot by a SWAT team, sneaking onto an island to cover a hurricane, running toward gunshots outside a prison, and knocking on doors of accused drug dealers. (Don’t tell her mom.)
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