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Megan Wood

Photographer and Reporter, inewsource

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Megan Wood is a videographer, photographer and reporter for inewsource.

She started at inewsource as a photo and video intern while a journalism student at San Diego State University.

Wood focuses on accountability journalism, particularly in schools, and provides photography and videos for stories by her inewsource colleagues.

Recent Stories by Megan Wood

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San Diego County AP Test Scores Higher Than State Average

Aug. 14
By Megan Wood / inewsource

Nearly 63 percent of all Advanced Placement tests taken by San Diego County high school students in 2017 were passed, allowing them to earn college credits early. That’s almost 7 percentage points higher than the state average.

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What’s Behind The New SAT Scores In San Diego County

Aug. 7
By Megan Wood / inewsource

More than half of San Diego County high school seniors who took the SAT during the 2016-17 school year were considered “college and career ready” based on the latest test results, but there’s more to the numbers.

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Ex-San Ysidro Superintendent Sues School Board Member For Defamation

July 19
By Megan Wood / inewsource

A former San Ysidro School District superintendent who state auditors say possibly committed financial misdeeds sued a school board member this month for defamation, claiming the trustee ran a “malicious” and “despicable” campaign against him.

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San Diego Christian College Gets Suspended By State Tax Agency

July 18
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The state Franchise Tax Board suspended San Diego Christian College this month for failing to file a tax return. That means the private, nonprofit school in Santee can’t legally do business and has lost the right to use its name.

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Sen. Toni Atkins Intervenes; San Diego Unified Gets $250,000 For Homeless Students

June 26
By Megan Wood / inewsource

State Senate President Toni Atkins has helped secure the San Diego Unified School District $250,000 to support homeless students next year after the district lost out on federal funding because of a missing signature on a grant application.

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Flawed Applications Cost Other San Diego County School Districts Homeless Funding

June 15
By Megan Wood / inewsource

San Diego Unified wasn’t the only San Diego County school district this year to lose out on thousands of dollars in funding to help homeless students because of a flawed grant application.

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Scott Peters’ Plea To Help Get San Diego Unified Homeless Student Funding Rejected

June 4
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The state schools superintendent has rejected Congressman Scott Peters’ plea to reconsider the San Diego Unified School District’s disqualification for up to $750,000 in funding for homeless students over the next three years.

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Rep. Peters Makes Plea To Get Funding For San Diego Unified’s Homeless Students

May 21
By Megan Wood / inewsource

Congressman Scott Peters asked the state schools superintendent this week to consider giving funding to the San Diego Unified School District for homeless students even though its grant application was missing a signature.

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San Diego Unified Official Takes Blame Over Lost Funding For Homeless Students

May 11
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The official who oversees homeless student programs for the San Diego Unified School District accepted blame Friday for a missing signature on a grant application that cost the district up to $750,000 in federal funding.

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Missing Signature Costs San Diego Unified Funding For Homeless Students

May 11
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The San Diego Unified School District enrolled the third most homeless students in the state last year, yet it will miss out on up to $750,000 in federal funding for these students because of a missing signature from a finance official on its application.

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