Blogger Alexander Russo says the 2010 documentary "brought enormous, but short-lived, popular attention to the challenges facing public education."

The scrappy education newspaper and Web site covers a school system that is never short on budget shortfalls and other controversies.

The newspaper details how the Microsoft billionaire got involved with the national education standards movement and what he thinks about the growing opposition to it.

The conservative think tank says the site will be a legitimate news operation. One of its inaugural topics for sustained coverage is the Common Core State Standards.

The show is an easygoing look at one-room schools, which once numbered some 200,000 in America.

The public radio network's new site aims to focus on topics such as the Common Core State Standards, technology in the classroom, and changes in higher education.

The new documentary looks at the recognition and rise of an influential age group, not just in the United States but in Britain and Germany.

Longer stories and a deep investment of time are still good tactics for telling the complex story of education.

Education publications are reaching out with live chats, community events, photo contests, and other tactics to engage their readers.

At the Education Writers Association conference, two reporters describe how Twitter has become invaluable for covering the schools.


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