Member Stories

Aug. 30 – Sept. 5
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

For The Hechinger Report, Amadou Diallo highlights how one District of Columbia charter school weaves social and emotional learning and character education into the educational experience.

Parents are having second thoughts about the push for tech-heavy classrooms as questions arise on how much it is actually helping students learn, reports Betsy Morris and Tawnell D. Hobbs for The Wall Street Journal.

Phi Delta Kappan’s Kristen Doerer interviews former WAMU education reporter Jenny Abamu about why she left the field she loves.

For The Register Guard, Jordyn Brown examines why Oregon’s addition of excused mental health days matter and how schools may respond.

WUWM’s Emily Files reports on how music teachers in Milwaukee Public Schools are pushing the district to adopt a policy that addresses gaps in music education.

For The Seattle Times, Dahlia Bazzaz reports on the transportation problems within Seattle Public Schools and whether improvements will be seen this school year.

When approaching student loans, “reverse engineering your financial happiness” is a new approach that could help students avoid crippling debt, reports Bill Shackner for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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