What Happened at #EWA17? Some Twitter Highlights

Last week from May 31–June 2, 2017, the Education Writers Association held its 70th annual national seminar in Washington, DC, inviting the nation's education reporters for a timely dialogue about "A New Era for Education and the Press."

Below is but a sampling of the conversations I picked up on #EWA17, including reaction to the absence of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the declaration by Marty Baron (Executive Editor, The Washington Post) that "education reporting is sexy," ESSA, the achievement gap, diversity and school integration, philanthropy, public and charter schools in DC, and more.

Here's what caught my eye:

US Capitol photo by Phil Roeder