I have worked as an education journalist for the last 14 years. My book, Hope Against Hope, tells the story of the New Orleans schools after Hurricane Katrina through the eyes of those most affected by the dramatic education changes.

I now lead an education reporting fellowship called The Teacher Project at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and serve as a contributing editor at the Hechinger Report. I have written for the Atlantic magazine, the Washington Post, the Nation magazine, Slate, New Orleans public radio and several other news outlets. I also have experience editing, including both magazine articles and books. I live in New York and can be reached at sarah_carr8@yahoo.com.