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Jamie Martines is a reporting intern covering blended learning. She earned her master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in May 2016, and holds a bachelor’s degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Before attending Columbia, Jamie spent two years teaching English to seventh and eighth graders at a rural public school in southwest China, where her students tried to help her overcome a fear of large insects by putting cicadas in her hair. It worked, and she gave the students passing marks.

Recent Stories

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Superintendent Mark Edwards of Mooresville, N.C., who is leaving to join Discovery Education Mooresville Graded School District, near Charlotte, North Carolina, has become a national leader over…

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