Will Swarts
Editor, Publications

Swarts joined MDRC in 2019 and works with colleagues from all policy areas to prepare reports for the Publications Department. He also edits and writes for the In Practice blog, which offers lessons from MDRC’s work with social services and education practitioners and policymakers. An award-winning business journalist, Swarts spent many years working as an editor and writer in New York, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Berlin for such publications as The Wall Street Journal and Smart Money.com. He also worked as a public relations and marketing executive. He has a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Reed College.

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      Issue Focus
      July, 2020

      A recent (virtual) discussion with representatives of 13 schools, districts, and programs that provide work-based learning found each of them seizing unexpected opportunities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The pivot from hands-on experiential learning to virtual instruction is varied and evolving at these organizations, which offer internships, apprenticeships, job shadowing, and other work-related programs.

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