Year in Review

A 2022 look back at education news and trends from a year of reporting on schools across America.

Chalkbeat’s data team looks back at an eventful 12 months covering education across America.
Read about inspiring educators in Chicago, Colorado, New York City, Philadelphia, and elsewhere.
In 2022, Chalkbeat’s reporting made a difference because teachers, students, parents, and communities were willing to help us tell the story of education in this moment.
Our reporters and contributing photographers told the story of education in America amid a pandemic, increased legislation on curriculum, and emotional trauma from gun violence.
It’s been a tumultuous and uncertain year for public schools in Chicago and Illinois. But there have also been moments of joy and resilience. Chalkbeat Chicago reporters documented it all. Here are a dozen of the top stories of 2022.
School closures, leadership turnover, social studies debates, and more. Here’s a look at our top stories of the year.
These stories will take you inside the world of an exhausted social worker, a student working to come out of her shell, and a mother trying to help her son catch up.
These are the most popular stories among Chalkbeat Indiana readers’ this year, and a few bonus articles too.
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