New York, NY, March 15, 2012 –- Learning Matters is proud to announce that The Education Writers Association (EWA), the national professional association of education reporters and writers, has honored Learning Matters in the 2011 National Awards for Education Reporting, the prestigious national competition for education journalism.
Learning Matters’ production team — John Merrow, John Tulenko, Cat McGrath and David Wald — earned a special citation in the Beat Reporting category. This award honors a selection of reports produced in the 2010-2011 year, which concentrate on issues such as early education, school choice, teacher evaluation, literacy and more.
A playlist of all honored work is embedded above.
Learning Matters is an independent non-profit production company based in New York City founded by John Merrow in 1995. Learning Matters is supported by the The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Grade Level Reading Fund of The Tides Foundation, The Hastings/Quillin Fund, an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation, The Wallace Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
The award will be presented to Learning Matters on Saturday, May 19, during the Education Writers Association’s 65th National Seminar in Philadelphia, PA.
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