Hannah Natanson

Washington, D.C.

National K-12 education

Education: Harvard University, BA

Hannah Natanson is a reporter covering national K-12 education. She was part of a team of Post journalists awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Latest from Hannah Natanson

School book challenges are soaring. What questions do you have?

Hannah Natanson, a national K-12 education reporter, will answer your questions about her reporting on school book challenges on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Eastern

July 18, 2023

‘Racist,’ ‘grooming’: Why parents are trying to ban so many picture books

This series examines who and what drive objections to K-12 texts amid a culture war over what children should read.

July 12, 2023

    The impact of the ruling against affirmative action

    We spoke with students and college admissions counseling professionals about the changes they expect to see in response to the Supreme Court decision.

    July 5, 2023

    Moms for Liberty didn’t exist 3 years ago. Now it’s a GOP kingmaker.

    Five GOP presidential candidates, including front-runner Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, plan to attend the group’s Philadelphia convention this weekend.

    June 30, 2023

    The affirmative action ruling has already upended college applications

    Some high-schoolers of color now doubt their chances to get into a selective university. Some White students like their improved odds.

    June 30, 2023

    Liberals try to reclaim ‘parents’ rights’ from conservatives in education

    Groups are coalescing on the left to resist conservative efforts of "parents' rights" in schools.

    June 12, 2023

    Objection to sexual, LGBTQ content propels spike in book challenges

    A analysis of objections from across the nation shows the majority were filed by just 11 people

    June 9, 2023

    2 fatally shot, several injured after high school graduation in Richmond

    Huguenot High School’s graduation ceremony had concluded at the Altria Theater, which overlooks Monroe Park, when shots broke out at the park, police said.

    June 6, 2023

    All the unexpected ways ChatGPT is infiltrating students’ lives

    Far beyond cheating, artificial intelligence is changing the way some students learn and live.

    June 1, 2023

    Their high school canceled an LGBTQ play. These teens put it on anyway.

    Their Indiana school rejected "Marian." So, after three frenzied weeks of preparation, they took their revolt offsite — and staged it at an outdoor theater.

    May 31, 2023