George White

Prior to joining EdSource, George provided editing and reporting services as a consultant at three organizations – New America Media, the Center for Educational Improvement and Robert L. Green & Associates. As editor and lead writer for the Green & Associates education consulting team, George coauthored and edited “Expect the Most – Provide the Best,” a 2014 Scholastic Inc. book on best educational practices and contributed to “A Call for Change,” a 2012 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt anthology on education reform. George covered education issues for New America Media and the Center for Educational Improvement. Previously, George managed the UCLA Center for Communications and Community, an institute that helped news organizations and nonprofits engage communities. Also, as editor of the UCLA center’s website, he managed reports on issues related to education, health and community development. George joined the UCLA center after 11 years as an editor and reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He was a member of the reporting teams that earned Pulitzer Prizes for coverage of the 1992 Los Angeles riots and the 1994 Northridge earthquake. In addition, his 1995 exposés on a Thai sweatshop slavery ring in El Monte, Ca. helped prompt national reforms in the U.S. apparel and retail industries. George earned a M.A. in African history and a B.A. in journalism at Michigan State University.

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