Cardoza is a special correspondent for WAMU. She originally joined the station in 2008 with a special focus on children, education and poverty. She was a 2019 Center for Health Journalism National Fellow. Cardoza has won numerous awards for her work. In 2012 she received the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Hard News. That same year, her five-part series on childhood obesity won first place in the Series category in the National Awards for Education Reporting and recognition from the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association. Cardoza was previously the Springfield bureau chief for WUIS in Illinois and an adjunct faculty member for the university’s Department of Communication. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Manipal Institute of Communication in India.
El número de niños que cruza la frontera sur está aumentando otra vez. El Condado de Prince George los ayuda a sobrellevar la situación y a aprender
How are school systems coping with large influxes of immigrant children? A reporter reflects on lessons learned.
In part two of our series on undocumented children, we look at a new program Prince George’s county has developed to support its English learners.
In part three of our series on undocumented children, we look at how Prince George’s county schools are focusing on mental health supports for them.
In the fourth part of our series on undocumented children, we look at how this approach helps improve kids’ health and academic outcomes.
In the fifth and final part of our series on undocumented children, we look at reunification.
This story is part of a larger project by Kavitha Cardoza, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship, who is exploring the unprecedented challenges education professionals must address when they attempt to create and manage programs and services to support undocumented children who are navigatin
Schools in the county are changing curriculums to ensure immigrant students are welcomed and supported.
The number of children crossing the southern border is on the rise again. Prince George’s County is helping them cope and learn.
A reporter sets out to explore the unprecedented challenges education professionals are facing as they attempt to create programs that support undocumented children who are navigating life in a foreign country.