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Wayne D'Orio

Freelance Journalist

Wayne D’Orio is a freelance journalist who writes frequently about education, equity, and rural issues. He is a regular contributor for The Hechinger Report and his byline has appeared in The Atlantic, Wired, Pacific Standard, and Christian Science Monitor. His education stories have taken him from backstage at Broadway’s Hamilton to crisscrossing the country on a bus trip with then-Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Follow him on Twitter @waynedorio. 


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