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Broadcast Beat Reporter: Sam Evans-Brown For NHPR


The following are links to seven stories Sam reported in 2014, submitted for the Education Writers Association National Awards for Education Reporting.

In-depth series:

A two-part series about New Hampshire's Virtual Learning Academy Charter School, a statewide online charter school:  

The Data Is Tricky To Parse, But Online Charter VLACS Seems To Work For Students

N.H. Online Charter School Growing By Leaps And Bounds

A two-part series about the current state of teacher preparedness in New Hampshire, and a pilot program that is creating a statewide "bar exam for teachers."

Raising The Bar? N.H. Teacher Prep Colleges Face New Requirements

After Pilot, 'Bar Exam For Teachers' Set To Launch State-Wide

Issues and policy features:

Reporting on the N.H. Supreme Court ruling to re-instate a controversial tax credit for donations to private school scholarship funds:

N.H. Supreme Court Reinstates Education Tax Credit Program

A story looking at the difficulties implementing Common Core standards in Manchester, N.H., a district that struggles financially and has been at the center of political fights over the new standards.

Few Changes Thus Far In Manchester Common Core Rewrite, Critics and Proponents Unmoved