[caption id="attachment_30685" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="School leaders who invest more in communication often see increased media coverage."]School leaders who invest more in communication to see increased media coverage on education.[/caption]

A recent study from the Brookings Institution says education isn't getting its fair share of national news coverage--and isn't getting the right stories reported when it does.

In 2009, only 1.4 percent of all national news consisted of education-related stories, up slightly from 2008's paltry 0.7 percent, according to the study.

Education stories that did get reported tended to focus on episodic events, such as last...

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