April 12 – April 18
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week
A new report shows wealthy school districts are increasingly splitting from poorer, more racially diverse ones, reports Emmanuel Felton for The Hechinger Report.
The lack of diversity on one North Texas school district’s board is the subject of a voting rights lawsuit filed this week, reports Eva-Marie Ayala for The Dallas Morning News.
For the Salem Reporter, Rachel Alexander explores the surprising transformation of a once failing elementary school.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents is facing criticism after the rushed announcement of a controversial former congressman to lead the system’s flagship university, reports Elizabeth Hernandez for The Denver Post.
To attract and keep teachers, some California school districts look to expand affordable housing projects for school employees, report Diana Lambert and Daniel Willis for EdSource.
For The Seattle Times, Dahlia Bazzaz examines the looming failure of what began as a bipartisan push to reform special education policy in Washington State.
A school district in New York is the subject of a lawsuit after a student’s suicide, reports Justin Murphy for the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
Despite mounting levels of student debt, a growing chorus is making the argument that college students need to be allowed to borrow more, writes Mikhail Zinshteyn for The Hechinger Report.
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