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Caroline Bauman

Community Engagement Manager

Caroline Bauman connects Chalkbeat with our readers as the Community Engagement Manager. She previously served as Chalkbeat Tennessee’s community editor and reported on the state-run Achievement School District. She first came to Chalkbeat as a reporting intern. Bauman has a master’s degree from the University of Missouri as a Thurgood Marshall Fellow, and you can find her bylines in the Kansas City Star and Financial Times.

Chalkbeat wants to hear from students, parents, and educators: What are you looking forward to this school year? What are your hopes? Concerns?
Colorado is a highly educated state, yet there are large gaps in degree attainment. Here’s a reading list on the efforts to improve college access.
Too few students of color and from rural areas graduate college. Join Chalkbeat’s May 18 event to talk solutions.
The daily reality for teachers has shifted during the pandemic. Chalkbeat wants to hear your stories.
Students, parents, and educators want him to focus on improving low test scores, re-establishing trust, and community engagement.
During a Chalkbeat Philadelphia and Resolve Philly event, students, experts, and educators will weigh in on mental health resources. Here’s our reading guide.
Join Chalkbeat Philadelphia on April 20, 5-6 p.m. ET for the third event in our series on COVID and mental health.
Students, experts, and educators will discuss their ideas on how CRT debates and proposed book bans are affecting schools. Here’s our reading list.
You’re invited to join the conversation with students and educators on March 31.
Want to better understand how Michigan school districts are responding to the student mental health crisis?
Chalkbeat Tennessee will keep you updated via text messages on important Memphis-Shelby County Schools board decisions every month.
This year, Chalkbeat Indiana is expanding its coverage of higher education in partnership with Open Campus — and we need your help.
Chalkbeat wants to hear from you — tell us what this school year has been like for your family.