Chalkbeat site more than a blog

Jan 28, 2014

From the controversy over testing, to the demands for accountability, Colorado is a "hot" location for education news. Formerly EdNews Colorado, the new name for Colorado's education news website is "Chalkbeat Colorado." (CORRECTION: In the interview, I mislabeled the site a "blog." It's much more than an opinion site.) Editor Maura Walz joined First Take to provide an overview of today's pressing classroom issues. Chalkbeat's special report on Denver Manual High School: "A promise unfulfilled" (Music on this feature is by the Machito Orchestra, "Cuban Fantasy," from the CD At the Crescendo, and Jessica Williams Trio, the title track from "Freedom Trane.")