Writing Samples

EDUCATION

Archive of Hechinger Report articles and blog posts available here.

“A Promise to Renew” series on Newark school reform (Hechinger Report, NJ Spotlight and WNYC)

“The Power of Preschool Done Right” (Hechinger Report and NBC News)

“Baby Talk Bonanza” (Hechinger Report and Slate)

“The Earliest Intervention: How to Stop the Achievement Gap From Starting” (Hechinger Report and The Atlantic)

“Will New Teacher Evaluations Help or Hurt Chicago’s Schools?” (Hechinger Report and The Atlantic)

3-part series on Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso (The Baltimore Sun) .pdf file 1.3 mb

Open letter to Baltimore’s new superintendent (The Baltimore Sun) .pdf file 624 kb

Yearlong series on Filipino teachers in Baltimore that inspired PBS documentary “The Learning” (The Baltimore Sun) .pdf file 4.8 mb

Work Paid For, Undone” (The Baltimore Sun) .pdf file 924 kb

“Tracking Down Truants” (The Baltimore Sun) .pdf file 2.2 mb

 

HEALTH

Broken Hearts, Broken Dreams” (The Baltimore Sun) .pdf file 1.2 mb

Article on the mistreatment of developmentally disabled group home residents (The Baltimore Sun) .pdf file 2.2 mb 

Breathing Instead of Beeping” (The Baltimore Sun) .pdf file 832 kb