A New York City principal sick with COVID-19 for the second time, and the story the press is missing

Lisa Edmiston, a middle school principal in Queens who is sick for the second time this year, talks to CJR editor Kyle Pope about urgent inequities within the city’s public schools. The media has devoted its energy to the debate over whether to keep schools open. But that obscures an even bigger story that Edmiston says isn’t getting the attention it deserves.

CJR · A New York City principal sick with COVID-19 for the second time, and the story the press is missing

 

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‘Like shooting a gun in the dark’—a New York City principal and the education beat, Amanda Darrach, CJR

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Amanda Darrach is a contributor to CJR and a visiting scholar at the University of St Andrews School of International Relations. Follow her on Twitter @thedarrach.