April 19 – April 25
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week
In a three-part series for KNKX, Ashley Gross examines how Washington state’s graduation rates exclude many students who are most at risk of dropping out.
As Colorado considers a bill to encourage more students to take advanced courses, Colorado Public Radio’s Jenny Brundin finds that many students and schools aren’t waiting for official action.
For The Wall Street Journal, Tawnell Hobbs analyzes the disturbing similarities between perpetrators of school shootings.
As a growing number of colleges design programs specifically for students with intellectual disabilities, the Orlando Sentinel’s Annie Martin explores one such program at the University of Central Florida.
For The 74, Carolyn Phenicie examines why a longstanding school choice provision in federal law has rarely been used.
With Idaho set to adopt a minimum teacher salary, Idaho Education News’ Kevin Richert examines who stands to benefit most and whether the policy is likely to help the state address its teacher shortage.
For the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Justin Mattingly profiles this year’s National Teacher of the Year – a social studies teacher who works in a juvenile detention center.
Chicago Public Schools is withholding millions from the city’s charter schools until they work out a funding formula more to the school district’s liking, reports WBEZ’s Sarah Karp.
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