Laura Meckler

Laura Meckler is a national education writer for The Washington Post, where she covers national trends, federal policy and the Education Department. She has previously been a reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

Laura Meckler

Coronavirus

Teaching My Son To Mourn In The Age Of Covid

The white flags of the national Covid-19 memorial became her headstone. That little flag said my son’s grandmother was here, and that she had been loved.