Ezra Klein's Vox startup and Nate Silver's relaunched FiveThirtyEight direct a bit of their online analysis to topics such as college wait lists and school homicide data.
Reports about special education, charter schools, and school closings are among the first-prize winners in EWA's annual contest.
Three education documentaries about urban high schools, one on public radio and two on public television, have won prestigious Peabody Awards for electronic journalism.
"Building the Machine" gives voice to supporters and critics, but ultimately comes down against the nationwide standards effort.
The U.S. secretary of education is using unprecedented power to wrest changes in American schools, correspondent John Merrow says.
The April cover story of the magazine is about how a "preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery, without making it safer."
It's college admissions season, and media outlets have started delivering stories about the decision-making process, the latest marketing efforts by colleges, and financial aid.
A survey of education reporters shows that many believe public information officers for school districts and other education organizations often put up barriers to the free flow of information.
The Sunday Washington interview shows on network TV rarely get into education policy, but there was an exception on ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos."
The newspaper has a thoughtful story on undercover TV news reports testing school security.