By Education Writers Association
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EWA, the professional organization dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of education coverage in the media, hosts regular interviews and panel discussions with journalists and education professionals.
||CleanWhat Are the Hottest Stories on the Higher Ed Beat?||Here’s Your Cheat Sheet. (EWA Radio: Episode 174)||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDistricts Double Down on Student Data||Will investments in digital accountability pay off for schools? (EWA Radio: Episode 173)||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDinosaurs on Noah’s Ark||Florida’s Public Dollars Pay for Private Schools’ Christian Curriculum (EWA Radio: Episode 172)||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReporting on Children and Gun Violence||"Our First Job is to be Human, Our Second Job is to be a Journalist" (EWA Radio: Episode 171)||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn First-Ever Survey, School Police Speak Up||Campus safety, student civil rights, and active-shooter readiness in the spotlight (EWA Radio: Episode 170)||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDigging Up Dirt: This Reporter's Investigation Finds Filthy Chicago Schools||Lax oversight of private custodial services a big factor, Chicago Sun-Times finds (EWA Radio: Episode 169)||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHelping Students Help Themselves||A social-emotional learning approach to school discipline (EWA Radio: Episode 168)||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan Kindness Be Taught? The L.A. School District Is Trying to Find Out.||Character education, social-emotional learning are focus of new curriculum (EWA Radio: Episode 167)||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBetsy DeVos Is Scaling Back Civil Rights Investigations. Here’s Why That Matters.||Tips for mining new federal data on student discipline and navigating FERPA (EWA Radio: Episode 166)||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLessons From the Oklahoma Teachers’ Strike||Educators’ walkouts fuel push for better pay, statewide education funding (EWA Radio: Episode 165)||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThere’s a New Federal Budget. What’s In It For Schools?||Education Department sees boost, despite Trump, DeVos' push to downsize (EWA Radio: Episode 164)||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe New Freshmen: Adult College Students||Higher ed focusing on services and programs to boost enrollment and graduation rates (EWA Radio: Episode 163)||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThree Countries in 14 Minutes: School Choice Lessons From Abroad||Vouchers, private schools, and open enrollment in France, Sweden, and New Zealand (EWA Radio: Episode 162)||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean‘Reading, Writing, Evicted’: How Housing Woes Hurt Students and Schools||New series looks at academic and health effects of student mobility (EWA Radio: Episode 161)||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLessons From the Stoneman Douglas School Shooting||Student advocacy, campus safety, and journalism ethics in the spotlight (EWA Radio: Episode 160)||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHappy Anniversary Betsy DeVos (Part 2)||Education Secretary’s First Year Brought Big Changes for Higher Ed (EWA Radio: Episode 159)||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHappy Anniversary, Betsy DeVos||Part I: How has U.S. Education Secretary’s First Year Influenced K-12 Schools? (EWA Radio: Episode 158)||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn Wake of Sex Abuse Scandal, What’s Next for Michigan State University?||Fallout from Larry Nassar conviction forces MSU President Lou Anna Simon's resignation; state, federal Title IX investigations in the works (EWA Radio: Episode 157)||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis Reporter Found School District’s Secret ‘Blacklist’||Qualified teachers say they were unfairly kept out of Tucson Public Schools' classrooms (EWA Radio: Episode 156)||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Does Your State Fare on the Education Week Report Card?||Accountability, equity, and leadership all factors in school improvement, experts say. (EWA Radio: Episode 155)||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPublic Universities Aren’t Tracking Student Suicides. That’s a Problem.||Student mental health efforts would benefit from more data, experts say (EWA Radio: Episode 154)||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2018: What's Ahead on the Education Beat||Betsy DeVos, Tax Reform, and DACA in the spotlight (EWA Radio: Episode 153)||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLet’s Talk About Sex (Ed.)||How local politics are influencing public school programs, teen birth rates (EWA Radio: Episode 152)||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Tax Bill: What Education Reporters Need to Know||Public schools and universities on edge over Republican plan for overhaul (EWA Radio: Episode 151)||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Teachers Say ‘#MeToo’||(EWA Radio: Episode 150)||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Unique conversations with journalists
The EWA Radio podcast has carved out a unique niche interviewing journalists about stories on education, one of the issues that matters most to people. Host Emily Richmond is always well-prepared and gets the best from her guests. The topics they tackle range widely, everything from finding high-quality child care to coping with college costs. Definitely worth subscribing!
Outstanding discussions, invaluable!
Emily Richmond is extremely knowledgeable and her guests are among the nation's top journalists reporting about education issues. The length is just right, too -- about 13-15 minutes. Just enough to get a sense of the topics, many of which you wouldn't have heard about anywhere else. Check it out and get smarter.