Elizabeth Weise

What can parents and communities do to create socioeconomically integrated schools?

Elizabeth Weise

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Elizabeth Weise as been a staff reporter at USA Today for over 10 years. She covers science, food, food safety, agriculture and various other topics. She was part of an investigative team that wrote  a series about food safety and the USDA’s school lunch program which won numerous awards in 2009 and 2010. Weise covered the Beijing Olympics and the Japanese tsunami in 2011. She began her career at KUOW, Seattle’s NPR affiliate, then worked at the Associated Press as a general assignment reporter and later a National Writer covering the Internet. She speaks Swedish fluently, Spanish semi-conversationally and enough Mandarin to get around Beijing. She is based in San Francisco.


Written by Elizabeth Weise

March 21, 2011 at 11:34 pm

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  1. In the well-researched article regarding Grattan School the writer flags both scenarios as negative: Mixed race and poorly and mediocre performance in Y2000 or white and high performing as currently.

    She lets the under-funded school system off the hook. Fund the schools at a higher level, lower class sizes to 24 through 8th grade, attract the private school kids and add more adults in the school and just maybe it will be positive for everyone.

    stephen ferrero

    August 30, 2016 at 2:54 pm

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