Beth Fertig is a Senior Reporter for WNYC Radio. WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are New York's flagship public radio stations, broadcasting programs from NPR, PRI, APM and the BBC, as well as a wide range of award-winning national and local programs. Beth covers the city’s public schools and is the author of “Why cant u teach me 2 read? Three students and a mayor put our schools to the test” (FSG Books, 2009) WNYC's education coverage can be found at Beth also has her own website at