Kyle Stokes covers the issues facing kids and the policies impacting Washington's schools forKPLU.
Kyle joined KPLU after nearly three years covering education in Bloomington, Ind., where he helped launch a reporting collaboration between NPR and member station WFIU. His work for that project, called StateImpact Indiana, earned him a National Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), along with recognitions from the Online News Association and Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI).
Kyle earned his degree from the Missouri School of Journalism. He worked in Columbia, Mo., as a producer for NPR member stationKBIAand a reporter for NBC affiliateKOMU. He graduated in 2011.
The Minneapolis native is hopelessly devoted to his Minnesota Twins — sorry, M's fans. Try your luck hooking him on the Sounders, though.
Two students are dead and several others injured after a school shooting on Thursday in Santa Clarita, Calif. The shooter, himself a student, is in grave condition.
After nearly a week of marching for better pay and more say in how students are evaluated, Seattle teachers reached a tentative contract agreement with the school district Tuesday.
As Congress debates the future of No Child Left Behind, one state falls short of federal testing requirements.
Republican Mike Pence just began his term as Indiana governor with a plan to cut the state income tax rate, joining Louisiana's Bobby Jindal, Wisconsin's Scott Walker, Nebraska's Dave Heineman and other GOP governors in pushing for similar plans. But some Republican state legislators aren't convinced.