Happy summer everybody. I started my new job too late in the school year. Just when I was getting warmed up, school ended. Thanks to the crazy smart students at Hayfield Secondary who made my first Education Week shoot so memorable.
One of the best things about moving to DC is meeting people who have accomplished amazing things. I’m a total political science geek, so I’m in heaven these days. Click here to read Nirvi Shah’s story on Kevin Jennings.
Throughout the school year, Education Week chronicled Principal Keith Look and his team at the Academy @ Shawnee in Louisville, Ky., while they worked to transform the long-troubled campus as part of a $3.5 billion federal push to turn around thousands of low-performing schools.
I had the pleasure of editing Pat McDonogh’s photos for a multimedia piece that I co-produced with the talented and ever so patient Scott Sell. Click here to read the latest story by Alyson Klien. For previous installments in this series and multimedia features, read the rest of the series “Tackling Turnaround at Shawnee High School.”
Family and friends comfort each other during a vigil, Thursday, July 29, 2009, outside the near North Side home where Otty Sanchez confessed to killing and mutilating her baby, Scotty Wesley Buchholz Sanchez, last weekend.