An Award for Our Writer
The National Association of Secondary School Principals has selected Houston Press staff writer Shaila Dewan as a recipient of a 1998 Benjamin Fine Award for Outstanding Education Reporting. Dewan received the award, which recognizes balanced reporting that explains complex education issues, for her article "Why Johnny Might Someday Be Able to Read," which appeared in the May 14, 1998 issue of the Press. The article discussed the work of Texas Reading Institute founder and neurologist Eldo Bergman, who helps schools implement the latest proven methods for helping the learning disabled.
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