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EdSource Today: Data Reporting, First Place

"How Vaccinated are California Kindergarteners" won first place in 2014 data reporting from the Education Writers Association. My EdSource Today colleague John C. Osborn, a data journalist, and I put together the piece, which had a searchable database and a story, "Under new law, school nurses aim to stop rise in vaccination opt-outs."

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