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Daarel Burnette II, Senior Editor at the Chronicle of Higher Education. Photo credit: Michael Theis, The Chronicle

Daarel Burnette II

Senior Editor

Daarel Burnette II is a senior editor at The Chronicle of Higher Education. Before joining The Chronicle in 2022, he served as an assistant managing editor and reporter for Education Week and the bureau chief of Chalkbeat Tennessee, a start-up news organization based in Memphis. He has worked as an education reporter at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and the Louisville Courier Journal. He also worked as a general-assignment reporter at the Chicago Tribune. He received his undergraduate degree in print journalism from Hampton University and a master’s degree in politics and journalism from Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter @Daarel or get in touch at

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