Michael covers higher education. Prior to joining EdSource, he was a reporter in Washington, D.C. He received a B.A. in journalism from Syracuse University. He won first place nationally in the in-depth reporting category of the Society of Professional Journalists 2018 Mark of Excellence awards for his series on corporate influence at Syracuse University, published in The Daily Orange.
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Veteran lawmaker and activist Jackie Goldberg returns to the LAUSD school board after a decisive win.
May 15, 2019
Runoff election for Los Angeles school board has long-term implications for future of California's largest district
A win for Jackie Goldberg would create a more union-friendly board and an uncertain future for charter schools. Heather Repenning says she occupies middle ground between the teachers’ union and the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA).