Meet the Fellows

2014-2015   Linda Lutton | Joy Resmovits | Mitra Kalita

Columbia Journalism School has named three journalists as the 2014-2015 Spencer Fellows in Education Reporting to pursue projects that will examine school choice and neighborhoods, the intersection of poverty and education, and the state of education for Americans with disabilities. A distinguished board of education scholars and journalists selected the fellows in a competitive application process. [READ MORE]

2013-2014   Jamaal Abdul-Alim | Lauren Smith Camera | Annie Murphy Paul

Columbia Journalism School has named three journalists as the 2013- 2014 Spencer Fellows in Education Reporting to pursue projects that will examine the impact of evaluating teacher preparation programs, the Obama administration’s competitive grant programs, and why American undergraduates are not learning critical thinking skills in their college years. A distinguished board of education experts and journalists selected the fellows in a competitive application process. [READ MORE]

2012-2013   Liz Bowie | Ann Hulbert | Heather Vogell

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism named three education journalists as the 2012-2013  Spencer Fellows in Education Reporting to pursue projects that will examine the growing influence of Advanced Placement curricula, the links between Community Colleges and current education reform efforts, and a broad look at the corruption of accountability measures.  [READ MORE]

2011-2012   Trey Kay | Linda Shaw | Pat Wingert

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism today named three education journalists as the 2011-2012 Spencer Fellows in Education Reporting to pursue projects that will examine battles over textbooks and curriculum in Texas, the role of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in public schools, and the most effective ways for students to learn math and science. [READ MORE]

2010-2011   Sarah Carr | Dana Goldstein | Greg Toppo

Columbia Journalism School has named three education journalists as the 2010-11 Spencer Fellows in Education Reporting to pursue projects that will examine the charter school revolution in New Orleans, various teacher assessment reforms in Colorado, and the science and policies of teaching parents and children how to read. [READ MORE]

2009-2010  Sarah Garland | Elizabeth Green | Peg Tyre

Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism named three New York journalists as the 2009-10 Spencer Fellows in Education Reporting based on projects that will explore issues about resilience and gifted education, desegregation in Louisville, KY., and the overhaul of New York City’s public school system under mayoral control. [READ MORE]

2008-2009  Alexander Russo | Nancy  Solomon | Claudia Wallis

Three veteran journalists were selected last March as the Journalism School’s 2008 Spencer Education Journalism Fellows. Each fellow received a $75,000 stipend to work on a major education reporting project during the 2008 academic year. [READ MORE]