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April 2014-Present

Elizabeth Green is the CEO and cofounder of Chalkbeat, the nonprofit news organization dedicated to improving educational equity through local, independent, high-impact journalism.

Since launching in 2014, Chalkbeat’s reporting has spurred changes in education funding, legislation, policy, and practice and is regularly cited or republished in dozens of publications, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Vox, and more.

Elizabeth is also the cofounder of the American Journalism Project, the first venture philanthropy firm dedicated to local news. Her book "Building a Better Teacher" was a New York Times bestseller and notable book of 2014. She has also written about education issues for The New York Times Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and other publications.

Elizabeth has been a Spencer Fellow in education journalism at Columbia University and an Abe Journalism Fellow studying education in Japan.