Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report

About Jackie

Jackie Mader is the multimedia editor and a staff writer at The Hechinger Report. She has covered preK-12 education and teacher preparation nationwide, with a focus on the rural south. She received a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University and an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to attending Columbia, she taught special education in Charlotte, N.C. and trained first-year teachers in the Mississippi Delta.

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Education Nov 03

Online preschool: Does it work?

A small but growing number of nonprofits and for-profit companies are saying they can deliver at least some of the experiences and benefits of high-quality preschool via the internet, and thousands of parents are signing up. But as online early…

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