Spotlight Schools is a hyperlocal newsroom dedicated to covering education in Orange County. Spotlight Schools makes it easier to get reliable and trusted information about your school and district, leaving you better informed to make decisions about your child's public school education.
Jeannette Andruss is the co-founder of Spotlight schools. She is a longtime journalist, public school parent and believer that civil discourse and a free press are vital for democracy. She founded Spotlight Schools in 2021 with the help of the Tiny News Collective. She writes and reports the Spotlight Schools email newsletter in addition to many articles. Before launching Spotlight Schools, Jeannette was a freelance journalist in Orange County and was published by The Los Angeles Times, The Sun Newspapers and the Event-News Enterprise.
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