Member Stories

April 12 – April 19
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week.

In Michigan, a school’s efforts to help hungry students is broadening its reach, Lori Higgins reports for The Detroit Free Press.

 

Kathy A. Bolten details for the Des Moines Register how a college student is using social media to criticize campus administrators for their handling of sexual assault allegations. 

 

The Palm Beach Post’s Andrew Marra digs into questionable expenditures by a charter school. 

 

Students in public housing projects will get extra support to help them get to, and through, college with a federally funded pilot program, writes EdSource’s Larry Gordon.

 

A controversial plan to create a Mexican-American studies program in the Lone Star State is gaining traction, explains The Texas Tribune’s Aliyya Swaby.  

 

The high price of chronic absenteeism, and a “law and order” approach to curtailing it, is the focus of this student profile by The Charlotte Observer’s Ann Doss Helms. 

 

APM Reports looks at how school districts are often vulnerable — and lucrative — targets for cyber hackers.

A new series by The Hechinger Report looks at “The  Future of Work,” and how schools are seeking to prepare students for high-need careers in the 21st century.

  

For a growing number of educators, conversations about the impact of gun violence — on themselves and their students — are more than theoretical, writes Education Week’s Evie Blad. 

 

 

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