Tracie Mauriello is the state education policy reporter for Chalkbeat Detroit and our news partner Bridge Michigan. She previously served as Washington and Harrisburg bureau chief for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and has covered education for newspapers in Connecticut and Ohio. She was a 2019-20 Knight-Wallace journalism fellow at the University of Michigan. She recently helped launch Collaborative Investigative Composing, an organization that combines journalism, music and filmmaking to tell underreported stories about social justice issues around the world.
Districts scramble to source food and cafeteria staff as the number of students needing meals rises.
Newtown mom: ‘Every one of us needs to step up and take responsibility for what is causing these children to perpetrate these horrific events.’