John Fensterwald

Journalist (National)

John Fensterwald is the editor-at-large of EdSource Today.

John Fensterwald, editor-at-large of EdSource Today, joined EdSource in 2012. Before joining EdSource, he was editor and co-writer for the “Thoughts on Public Education (TOP-Ed)” website, one of the leading sources of California education policy reporting and opinion, which he founded in 2009. For 11 years before that, John wrote editorials for the Mercury News in San Jose, with a focus on education. He worked as a reporter, news editor and opinion editor for three newspapers in New Hampshire for two decades before receiving a Knight Fellowship at Stanford University in 1997 and heading West shortly thereafter. His wife is an elementary school teacher and his daughter attends the University California at Davis.

Tags: Education
Links: @jfenster | Bio | (Current as of: September 28, 2015)


News Story

Suit claims LA Unified underfunding low-income kids, English learners

John Fensterwald
July 1, 2015
Public Advocates and the ACLU sue L.A. unified for counting some special education programs as LCFF-funded services for English learners, low-income children, and foster youth.

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