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Better Together: Ensuring Quality District Schools in Times of Charter Growth and Declining Enrollment
While declining enrollment predates charters, they must be part of the solution, say education leaders
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How To Cultivate An Inclusive Environment To Help Students Of Color Thrive
New research brief outlines best practices to support students of color attending schools with a majority of white children.
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September 6, 2017
Contact: Kimberly Hall
National Coalition on School Diversity
The Education Writers Association is delighted to announce the addition of Kim Clark to its staff as an assistant director. Clark, a longtime national journalist most recently with Money Magazine, will play a leading role in directing EWA programming on education beyond high school.
“We are thrilled to have a journalist of Kim’s caliber joining our staff,” said EWA Executive Director Caroline Hendrie. “Her energy and experience will be a huge boon to our efforts to support the important work of our journalist members in newsrooms across the country.”
Announcing the Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship
Annual award of up to $10,000 a year to support enterprise or investigative reporting on pre-K-12 education
For more information, please contact:
Scott Montgomery, Editor-in-Chief & Chief Content Officer
BETHESDA, MD. – August 3, 2017 – Editorial Projects in Education, Inc. (EPE) is pleased to announce the inaugural Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship, to be awarded annually to an enterprising journalist in support of a reporting project that illuminates a significant issue in pre-K-12 education.
Washington, DC — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane today announced they are opening registration for the 2018 Aviation Design Challenge, an annual competition promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) skills among U.S. high school students through aviation.
The new touch screen word game ‘WORDMASTER the Wordbuster game’ invented by Australian game entrepreneur, David Ettridge, is recognised for its potential to assist in literacy education.
Christopher Walsh, Associate Professor for literacy at Adelaide’s Torrens University described WORDMASTER as ‘a new and challenging game with the potential to build students’ vocabulary and word recognition skills’
ATLANTA, GA – As schools across the state are returning to a new school year, Georgia’s legislators are being featured on digital ads because they voted in favor of school choice.
ONLY HALF OF U.S. HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FEEL ACADEMICALLY PREPARED FOR COLLEGE
Survey finds gap between college aspirations and future preparedness
Contact: Hannah Bartlebaugh
YouthTruth Student Survey
415– 391-3070 ext. 171
The Society of Professional Journalists, the Education Writers Association, and 28 other journalism and open government organizations sent a letter today to Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) urging the Senate Commerce Committee to hold a hearing on the state of media in the United States.
Race, Ethnicity Seen as Top Priorities for Education Beat Diversity
EWA Members Share Views on Inclusion, Cultural Competencies
In an effort to deepen its understanding of diversity and inclusion issues, the Education Writers Association recently fielded a survey asking journalist members to share their views and experiences. A total of 170 EWA members responded to the survey, although not every respondent answered every question. The findings provide insights into current perceptions and priorities among education reporters, as well as early data to inform discussions by the EWA Diversity and Inclusion Task Force.
Statement of USCCR Commissioners Gail Heriot and Peter Kirsanow
In response to the Majority’s June 16th Statement of Concern over the Trump Administration’s Budget for Civil Rights Agencies
New American Civil Rights Project
contact: Audrey Mullen, 202-270-2772
Atlanta, GA – (June 1, 2017) – Students are not the only ones who received an end-of-the-year report card last week. The Georgia Center for Opportunity (GCO) released a legislative report card on their website, which assigns grades A-F to individual lawmakers based on their support of school choice policies in the most recent legislative session.
Over 14 Million Student Service Hours Managed Through x2VOL from intelliVOL; Official Service Transcript Verifies Hours for National Honor Society, Scholarships and College Applications
Life Without x2VOL is a “Big Mess of Paper”
DALLAS – March 20, 2017 - This spring, high schools across the country will perform their induction ceremony recognizing new members of the National Honor Society (NHS). When these students walk down the graduation aisle with gold cords adorning their gowns, schools using x2VOL will be able to hand them an Official Service Transcript of the hours they have given in community service during high school. These official transcripts are valid for scholarship and college applications.