Kyra Miles, Report for America Corps Member

Education Reporter



Kyra is a Report for America Corps Member that covers education for WBHM.

Kyra is originally from Greenville, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

Through Report for America, Kyra also engages in service projects around the community and is dedicated to highlighting local journalism. Outside of WBHM, Kyra loves traveling, reading fantasy novels, and connecting with people in her community.

At Summer Reading Camps, Birmingham Students And Teachers Prepare For Alabama’s New Literacy Law

Alabama joins 16 other states and Washington D.C. where third graders must pass a reading test -- or risk being held back. That’s why this summer, teachers at Birmingham City Schools began coaching their students on their reading skills to get a head start on the new retention policy.

Debate Over Diversity Training Consumes Mountain Brook School Community

The controversy over diversity training is complicated by the city's demographics. The suburb is overwhelmingly white and one of the richest in Jefferson County

Children’s Well-Being In Alabama Improves, But Still Lags Behind The Country

Alabama's children are graduating on time and more children have health insurance. But the state still falls behind the rest of the country in overall well-being for children.