COVID-19's Disruption to Education Journalism

COVID-19 has upended learning as we know it. And education headlines have followed suit. Immediately, the implications of the pandemic on education dominated headlines and coverage of education technology surged. Reporters have been challenged to take on entirely new issues and beats. Now, nearly a year in, let’s take stock of the state of education coverage -– What big issues in 2020 were pushed aside? What's driving the news today? What’s being overlooked in the midst of the crisis?

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Jenna Talbot

Whiteboard Advisors

Liz Willen

The Hechinger Report