Member Stories

Aug 9 – Aug 15
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

For APM Reports, Chris Julin examines the challenges facing the country’s growing number of homeless students.

As the LeBron James-affiliated I Promise School enters its second year, leaders look to build on their success while feeling pressure to meet high expectations, reports Jennifer Pignolet of the Akron Beacon Journal/

For the Salem Reporter, Rachel Alexander examines the lengths some schools go to get seniors across the finish line.

In an increasingly prevalent form of cheating, students are finding online “tutors” to do their homework, reports The Wall Street Journal’s Tawnell Hobbs.

For The Keene Sentinel, Meg McIntyre examines New Hampshire’s growing pains in its shift to a competency-based approach to education.

Facing criticism, a Texas school district removed a citizenship question from its new-student enrollment materials, reports Shelby Webb for The Houston Chronicle.

For the Abilene Reporter-News, Timothy Chipp takes a deep dive into the push to involve more women and girls in STEM.

As more colleges and universities go “test-optional,” significant questions remain about the effects on the admissions process, reports Wayne D’Orio for Education Dive.

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