YUMA, Ariz. — Carpe Diem Collegiate High School and Middle School looks more like an office or call center than a school. Over 200 cubicles — not desks — fill this modern version of a one-room schoolhouse on a quiet side street here in Yuma, a desert city near the Mexican and California borders. All […]
Author Archives: Nick Pandolfo
Nick Pandolfo writes for The Hechinger Report. A native of New York City, he majored in education at Eugene Lang College and later taught ESL for four years in New York, China and South Korea. Before entering Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, Pandolfo spent a year backpacking across Asia and Australia, photographing and writing stories about ferry travel to China and road-tripping across an Australian desert. He has since covered education as an intern for City Hall News/The Capitol, and his work has appeared in The Washington Post, WSJ.com, Kaiser Health News and Forbes.com.