The Providence Journal is losing its excellent education reporter, Jennifer Jordan, who's leaving for a job at an education and economic mobility advocacy group.
Jordan writes in an email to friends and colleagues that she will be a senior writer at Opportunity Nation, a Boston-based coalition of non-profits. The organization's website describes its focus as expanding opportunities for residents of low-income neighborhoods, and fighting the "zip code is destiny" mentality.
After more than 10 years with The Journal, I'm sure Jordan will be missed. Her knowledge of education policy is extensive, and consumers of education news will certainly miss her astute observations and clear, smart writing.