CHANTILLY, Va. – In Fairfax County, Virginia, thousands of middle school students experience what most of their peers leave behind in elementary school — recess. This story also appeared in Mind/Shift The break is only 15 minutes long. But at Rocky Run Middle School, about 25 miles west of the nation’s capital, the seventh and […]
Christina A. Samuels
Christina Samuels oversees coverage of early childhood education, as well as K-12 education in the South. Samuels previously worked at Education Week, where she covered topics such as educational equity, special education, early childhood education and school district governance. She also had stints as a staff writer at The Washington Post and The Miami Herald. In 2009, she was a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan, and in 2011 she participated in the Education Policy Fellowship Program in Washington, D.C. Samuels earned a bachelor’s degree in newspaper journalism from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee.