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.
||CleanA High School That Listens to Its Students and Teachers||'Student-centered learning' approach means more freedom but also more accountability in Revere, Mass.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCollege Dreams Meet Reality in ‘Tennessee Promise’ Land||Community colleges, technical programs key to access but opportunity gaps persist (EWA Radio: episode 190)||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes Harvard Discriminate Against Asian-American Applicants?||Lawsuit could be Supreme Court test case for affirmative action, experts say (EWA Radio: episode 189)||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt’s Not Just the Schools: Why Helping Families in Poverty Could Boost Students’ Test Scores||A review of research finds positive benefits to boosting family well-being (EWA Radio: Episode 183)||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy do Spies—Foreign and Domestic—Love U.S. Colleges?||New book digs into espionage in higher education (EWA Radio: Episode 186)||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGet Out the (Teen) Vote||How school shootings, Trump, and campus activism are shaping civic engagement|(EWA Radio: Episode 188)||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Zombie Apocalypse is Here (and It’s Now Called ‘English Class’)||Student-centered learning and 'The Walking Dead' at Revere High School (EWA Radio: Episode 187)||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTinker, Tailor, Student, Spy||New book digs into espionage in U.S. higher education (EWA Radio: Episode 186)||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Four-Day School Weeks Are Gaining Ground||Districts use shorter schedule to cut costs, recruit teachers (EWA Radio: Episode 185)||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Feds Have 13,000 Migrant Kids in Custody. Who’s Teaching Them?||Investigation finds little oversight of private companies providing required academic instruction inside detention facilities (EWA Radio: Episode 184)||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWant to Help Students in Poverty? Help Their Families, Too.||A review of research finds positive benefits to boosting family well-being (EWA Radio: Episode 183)||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRemember the Alamo. Forget Helen Keller.||There’s more to Texas Board of Education’s new social studies standards than the viral headlines (EWA Radio: Episode 182)||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs It Time to Turn the Page on How Schools Teach Reading?||Outdated instructional approaches are hurting student learning, experts say (EWA Radio: Episode 181)||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen School Funding Isn’t Fair||What does educational inequity look like in Pennsylvania's schools? (EWA Radio: Episode 180)||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBack-to-School Story Ideas: Higher Ed Edition||From free speech to DeVos' policy rollbacks, how will colleges and universities approach new academic year? (EWA Radio: Episode 174)||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHigher Ed ‘Deserts’: Who Lives in Them, And Why it Matters||For millions of would-be college students, convenient and affordable degree programs are out of reach (EWA Radio: Episode 179)||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Does Hate Look Like in Schools? Education Week and ProPublica Show Us.||Is President Trump's Fiery Rhetoric Fueling Incidents at Public Campuses? (EWA Radio: Episode 177)||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Our First Job is to be Human. Our Second Job is to be a Journalist.'||Award-winning reporter John Woodrow Cox shares insights on covering children and gun violence (EWA Radio: Episode 171)||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis School Lets Teachers Decide Discipline. Is it Working?||A social-emotional approach to classroom management that's gaining steam nationally (EWA Radio: Episode 168)||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould Education Reporters ‘Embrace Complexity’?||In age of Trump, researchers look to high-quality journalism as tool for bridging divides (EWA Radio: Episode 176)||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSummer Reading List: ‘Little Soldiers’||What happens when an American boy enrolls in a Chinese school? (EWA Radio: Episode 175)||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||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|
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.
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!