Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat

Overview
Headquarters

1250 BROADWAY 30TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY, 10001, USA

Charitable Causes

Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations

Employees (Worldwide)

11 - 50

Industries

Consumer Services
Internet Software & Services
News & Digital Content

Company Description

Chalkbeat was created as a merger of GothamSchools and EdNews Colorado, independent news nonprofits now known as Chalkbeat New York and Chalkbeat Colorado. With a mission is to inform the decisions and actions that lead to better outcomes for children and families, Chalkbeat provides deep, local coverage of education policy and practice. ABOUT US At Chalkbeat, we believe that great journalism, purposefully practiced, can make a big difference. By great journalism, we mean thorough, knowledgeable, and contextualized reporting that helps people make the decisions they need to improve our world. We’re particularly focused on the challenge of improving our country’s public schools, especially in the communities where a quality education can help transform life trajectories. As journalists, we are very comfortable disclosing that we would prefer to see students learn more, rather than less, and live richer, more fulfilling lives, rather than struggle. But we do not take a position on the best path to improving schools or even exactly what better schools should look like. Our job is to provide parents, practitioners, policymakers, and citizens with the news, context, explanation, and investigation they need to inform their debates and decisions.

In The News
The New York Times
August 1, 2019
A Future Without the Front Page
Detroit Free Press
April 22, 2019
Study examines student exodus
Detroit Free Press
April 7, 2019
Defections could close Detroit charter school
Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer

Head, Detroit Bureau

Head, Detroit Bureau

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Chalkbeat

President at Moriah Fund, Inc.

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