Shaina Cavazos is a staff reporter for Chalkbeat Indiana. She holds a master’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism and graduated magna cum laude with bachelor’s degrees in economics and journalism from the University of Missouri. Shaina has worked as a K-12 education reporter for the Columbia Missourian and a business reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. At the Missourian, she wrote about Common Core and literacy, among other education topics. For Chalkbeat Shaina covers the Indiana General Assembly, state education policy, state standards, testing, teaching and other issues.