Member Stories

April 20 – April 26
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week.

Denver Post reporter Danika Worthington explains why Colorado teachers are walking out of class and rallying at the state capitol.

 

In DeKalb County, Ga., a school bus driver sickout is drawing complaints — and sympathy — from parents, Marlon A. Walker reports for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

 

Annie Martin and Leslie Postal of the Orlando Sentinel explore how recent changes to state rules on private schools accepting vouchers won’t keep felons out of the classroom.

 

In Nevada, a 2015 law could force hundreds of teachers out of their classrooms next year, Meghin Delaney writes for the Las Vegas Review-Journal

 

The Sacramento Bee’s Diana Lambert analyzes audit findings that the California State University Chancellor’s Office failed to ensure the safety of students working with hazardous materials. 

 

Carolyn Jones of EdSource breaks down new research that finds abuse and violence are common among homeless LGBT youth.

An educator dubbed the “LeBron James” of school turnaround work is tasked with fixing Tennessee’s struggling Achievement School District, Caroline Bauman writes for Chalkbeat.

  

Ashley Gross of KNKX and the Hechinger Report’s Jon Marcus dig into the ongoing shortage of workers for high-paying skilled trades amid a glut of high school graduates pursuing college degrees.

A group of educators are working to ensure Ohio’s medical marijuana programs have enough trained workers, reports Ashton Marra of StateImpact Ohio

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., some parents are calling for a return to the zero-tolerance policies one superintendent worked to eliminate, Brittany Shammas reports for the Miami New Times.

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