2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Youth and Education ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Fresno Bee
    Entry Title: Clovis student booed by adults at school meeting. ‘Disturbing and utterly unacceptable’
    Entry Credit: Ashleigh Panoo
    Judge Comment: This reporting captures a poignant microcosm in the increasingly hostile culture fomenting among parents in public school districts across the country, and will hopefully compel more calls for constructive engagement by all parties in local government as well as more civility.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Press-Telegram
    Entry Title: Long Beach Convention Center as a migrant shelter
    Entry Credit: Staff
    Judge Comment: A thorough look at what was going on at the convention center, captured via human interest angles and easily digestible economic metrics.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Modesto Bee
    Entry Title: Equity in education - real-world implications
    Entry Credit: Emily Isaacman
    Judge Comment: A interesting analysis on an attempt to rejuvenate the arguably outdated and stagnant ways we evaluate student performance.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Press-Enterprise
    Entry Title: Southern California suicides down during coronavirus pandemic — but not among young people
    Entry Credit: Allyson Escobar, Beau Yarbrough, Nikie Johnson
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Fresno Bee
    Entry Title: Rural Central Valley school tops list of best for reading in California. Here's how
    Entry Credit: Ashleigh Panoo
    Judge Comment: None