Member Stories

May 31 – June 6
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Despite privacy concerns, America’s schools are increasingly monitoring students’ online lives, reports Education Week’s Benjamin Herold.

WAMU’s Jenny Abamu continues exploring schools’ use of restraint and seclusion, and why it often goes unreported.

For USA Today, Erin Richards and Matt Wynn examine how teachers’ salaries stack up to the cost of living in cities across the country.

In a large charter school chain in Florida, classrooms are staffed with an extraordinary number of temporary and uncertified teachers, reports Andrew Marra for the Palm Beach Post.

One month after a school shooting in Colorado, students grapple with mental health, social media, and school safety, reports Colorado Public Radio’s Michael Sakas.

In Baltimore, educators are exploring a new approach to what’s taught, one that speaks to students’ lives, reports Stacy Teicher Khadaroo for The Christian Science Monitor.

For The Wall Street Journal, Tawnell Hobbs profiles a Texas high school taking an innovative approach to career and vocational training.

With the number of Latino college students growing, schools look to ramp up support and resources, reports Aaron Cantu for The Hechinger Report.

For EdSource, EWA Reporting Fellow David Washburn examines the many drivers of chronic student absenteeism in rural California.

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