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Eleanor Yang Su

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Eleanor Yang Su is a freelance contributor to California Watch focusing on education. She has worked for more than 10 years as a journalist, covering everything from education and politics to urban development and criminal justice. She has reported for the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, and most recently, the San Diego Union-Tribune. Her investigative pieces have won several state and regional awards.

Recent Spotlight Articles

How we compiled the state’s school lunch data
Records on school lunch reviews from the California Department of Education provide a snapshot of compliance with federal nutrition requirements.
School lunches missing the mark for nutrition standards
State reviews of school lunches found that hundreds of districts have fed children fattening, salty and nutritionally deficient meals and face infrequent oversight.
Lack of funds, staff hinder state’s oversight of school lunches
State records show that about 12 percent of school districts and charter schools have slipped through the cracks and not received a required state review in the past five years.
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