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Jamie Martines

Jamie Martines was 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.

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