Taylor Swaak

By | July 10, 2018

Taylor Swaak is a correspondent at The 74, focused on the coronavirus pandemic, its impact on student learning, and how the Washington, D.C. region is approaching the many urgent challenges caused by the public health emergency. She previously covered New York City and Los Angeles for the site, and has been widely cited by outlets across the country for her many exclusives involving school equity, district standards, college access and school board politics. Prior to The 74, she was a breaking news reporter at Newsweek, where she covered education news; she’s also written for CNN, Newsday and the Hartford Courant. Reach her at
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