Jill Barshay is a journalist. She is currently staff writer and editor for The Hechinger Report, where she writes the weekly “Proof Points” column about education research and data.
Previously, Barshay was the New York bureau chief for Marketplace. She has also written for Congressional Quarterly, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the Financial Times, and she has appeared on CNN and ABC News.
Barshay taught algebra to ninth graders for the school year.
Barshay received her B.A. from Brown University, and her M.A. from the London School of Economics and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.