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October 1, 2019
Chalkbeat 2025: How we built our five-year strategic plan
Our plan: By 2025, we will grow from seven bureaus to 18, accelerating the pace of our expansion to three new bureaus a year.
September 16, 2019
From school vouchers to school turnaround, here are the stories we’re focusing on this year
Here are the Tennessee education stories that we plan to cover this year.
September 6, 2019
A look at how we plan to cover education in Detroit this school year — and how you can help
Chalkbeat Detroit is seeking your helping as we fine-tune our plans to cover education in Detroit during the school year that just started.
pass the microphone
February 27, 2019
A student invited his former teacher to a Memphis Grizzlies game. Here’s why it was a defining moment for them.
Tim Green may be a science teacher, but one of his favorite metaphors to tell students is about kitchen appliances.
February 14, 2019
This Memphis teacher’s favorite student didn’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. She taught him a powerful lesson.
This Memphis educator had a story to tell. Chalkbeat gave him the stage.
February 11, 2019
I’m Chalkbeat’s new audience engagement editor. Here’s how I think about community and impact.
Technically my first day at Chalkbeat was January 7, but I hope you’ll forgive the delay in saying hello. Over the last few weeks, I’ve…
January 23, 2019
Now hiring: Chalkbeat Newark is set to expand
The nonprofit Report for America is helping fund an additional Chalkbeat reporter to cover Newark schools.
November 16, 2018
Tour notes: What we heard when we listened to our communities in a new way
Our listening tour started in Chicago, and then spread across our network. Here's what we learned.
November 9, 2018
Rise & Shine: A Chalkbeat milestone
Rise & Shine is Chalkbeat’s morning digest of education news. Subscribe to have it delivered to your inbox,…
what you said
October 31, 2018
Who you are and what you want: Here are the results from our latest reader survey
Every year, we poll our readers on a host of questions ranging from their role in education to which topics interest them most.
the starting line
October 29, 2018
Chalkbeat’s launching a newsletter all about early childhood. Sign up here.
As the Chalkbeat team has grown, so has early childhood coverage. Now, we’re making a bigger investment in the topic with a monthly newsletter called The Starting Line.
October 19, 2018
‘If they know we regularly care’: Our New York bureau and its newest reporter are listening up
A new name has been popping up at Chalkbeat as our organization continues to grow, and the byline belongs to Reema Amin.
October 16, 2018
Rise & Shine: With homelessness on the rise, New York City schools look to counselors, social workers and other support services for more help
TRIAGING NEED Although the city has made strides toward providing more counselors in New York City’s schools, those who work on the frontlines…
August 27, 2018
Meet the talented people who will help us push Chalkbeat into the future
As the new school year kicks off, we’re both looking forward and looking back. This has been a significant year for us. We covered…
June 18, 2018
More bullying reported at New York City schools, study shows
More New York City students say there is bullying in their schools, a report released Monday showed. The findings also revealed that…
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