Adriana is a former 2012 WBEZ Pritzker fellow and was part of the inaugural class of Northwestern University’s Social Justice News Nexus fellowship program. She worked on a 2015 award-winning audio project for WBEZ and NPR’s This American Life about unregulated drug rehab centers in Chicago drawing people from Puerto Rico. Her investigation was recognized with a Sigma Delta Chi Award with the Society of Professional Journalists, a 2016 National Edward R. Murrow Award and three Peter Lisagor Awards.
Prior to joining WBEZ’s education team, Adriana worked at Univision Chicago where she was honored with two Chicago/ Midwest Emmy Awards.
Adriana lived in Dubuque and Des Moines, Iowa for many years. She is originally from Medellin, Colombia and has been a Chicago resident since 2005.
Stories by Adriana Cardona-Maguigad
With students back in classrooms full time, trained parent assistants are returning to help with unfinished learning and to build community.
Chicago Public Schools enrollment is down by at least 10,000 students this fall. It has dropped by more than 24,000 since the pandemic began.
Some Chicago Public Schools students feel targeted by dress codes they say focus on censoring their style and policing their bodies.
Experts say establishing a goodbye ritual and reassuring kids they are safe can help with the anxiety of returning to in-person school.
With the return of their Chicago Public Schools students, teachers are focusing on making up for the drawbacks of virtual learning.
From rebuilding relationships to anticipating learning gaps, four teachers share what’s on their minds as they return to classrooms.
The announcement Wednesday comes as the more contagious delta variant is driving a spike in new coronavirus cases.
From Playing Music To Training For A Marathon: How Teachers Have Been Soaking Up Summer After A Stressful School Year
Teachers are, once again, facing an uncertain year. But for now, they’re squeezing a little more out of summer break.
This summer, teens are spending less time in their bedrooms behind screens and more time outdoors dancing, skateboarding and having fun.