Member Stories

April 26 – May 2
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Leaky roofs. Corroded pipes. Faulty fire alarm systems. Detroit’s school buildings are broken, but the district lacks the resources to fix them, reports Jennifer Chambers for The Detroit News.

Continuing the wave of teacher activism that began last year, Oregon educators are poised to walk out of their classrooms next week, writes Natalie Pate for the Statesman Journal in Salem.

In a case that could have repercussions across the U.S., a Nevada judge ruled against a family that sought to equip their son with a monitoring and tracking device while at school, reports The Wall Street Journal’s Tawnell Hobbs.

For The Hechinger Report, Jon Marcus examines the staggering number of obstacles that stand in the way of aspiring college students in Puerto Rico.

With pension checks unable to keep pace with rising health care costs, retired teachers in some states are reaching a breaking point, reports Madeline Will for Education Week.

As Texas lawmakers look to expand the state’s school marshal program, some fear students of color might unnecessarily be put in harm’s way, reports Alex Samuels for The Texas Tribune.

For Colorado Public Radio, Jenny Brundin looks under the hood of how universities select their presidents.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Marlon A. Walker profiles a professor on a mission to recruit and encourage more black men to teach mathematics.

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