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Policy Watch journalists win national award for charter school series
Posted By Rob Schofield On April 7, 2014 @ 3:32 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
 NC Policy Watch Reporter Sarah Ovaska and New Media Director Ricky Leung were recognized today by the Washington, DC-based Education Writers Association  for their outstanding series on a troubled charter school in Winston-Salem. The two journalists were awarded second prize in the category of “Stand-Alone Feature” written by “Education Organizations and Experts” for their series “‘A factory of excellence’?”  which documented the troubling history and practices of Quality Education Academy — a public charter school that built a champion basketball team by recruiting young athletes from all over the world and engaging in a variety of high-questionable practices.
Congratulations Sarah and Ricky!
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 Breaking: troubled Charlotte charter school StudentFirst to close next week : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/04/03/breaking-troubled-charlotte-charter-school-studentfirst-to-close-next-week/
 QEA, Winston-Salem charter school, continues out-of-state basketball recruiting : http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2014/04/22/qea-winston-salem-charter-school-continues-out-of-state-basketball-recruiting/
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