Education Writers Association

For Training Journalists On Issues Related To Student Assessments

  • Amount
    $200,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/21/2016
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Education Writers Association is a national professional organization of journalists who cover education issues. It will provide reporters with training, resources, coaching, and support regarding independent, informed coverage of new student assessments—especially those aligned to the Common Core State Standards—and their relationship to deeper learning outcomes. By facilitating reporting that updates and engages the public on these topics, this work will support the Education Program’s goal of having 15 percent of U.S. public school students tested on deeper learning by 2017.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.ewa.org/ 
Address
3516 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Education Writers Association is the nation’s leading membership association of professional education journalists and communicators. As an anchor institution in both the education and journalism sectors, the association plays a unique national role in supporting the goals of the foundation’s Education Program by strengthening the community of education writers and improving the quality of education coverage to better inform the public.

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