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Truancy Series Wins National Journalism Award

Samantha Oltman | March 12, 2013

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Via Education Writers Association

“Punishing Numbers” — a widely-noted investigative series depicting harsh school discipline rules in California schools — has won the top investigative journalism prize for medium-sized newsrooms in the 2012 National Awards for Education Reporting. The series was a joint reporting effort shared by Vanessa Romo at Los Angeles public radio station KPCC, Krissy Clark at San Francisco public radio station KQED, and Susan Ferriss at the Center for Public Integrity. You can read the stories in the “Punishing Numbers” series here.

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