Content written or produced by advocacy groups, professional organizations, higher education institutions, alumni periodicals, think tanks, and individual advocates, academics, policy analysts, activists and bloggers are eligible. Examples include the American School Board Journal, New America Foundation, Thomas B. Fordham Institute and School Reform News.
A. Continuing Coverage of an Issue: Up to five pieces that provide incisive, provocative and/or research-based content on an education issue, policy or theme. Submissions are not limited to a single blog or publication within an organization; packages that include works from various individual blogs and publication titles affiliated with the organization are eligible. An additional two URLs may be submitted that feature datasets or innovative use of data.
B. Best Blog: Overall excellence for an education-related blog that provides fresh perspectives on education-related issues. Up to seven items may be submitted.
C. Stand-alone Feature: Single-item work that explores in engaging detail a topic, issue or trend in education. An additional URL may be submitted that features innovative use of data.
D. Thought Piece/Opinion: Single-item entry displaying strong use of argument and persuasion to convey a point of view and that has not run in an independent news media outlet. An additional URL may be submitted that features innovative use of data.