August 23 – 29
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week
In a multi-part series, reporters at WLRN in South Florida examine the complex story of what’s transpired since the state created the first all-charter school district.
For WHYY, Kevin McCorry and Avi Wolfman-Arent spent the summer at a North Philadelphia rec center, offering a glimpse into the lives of children in the city’s most distressed neighborhoods.
Luxury student housing is worsening the socioeconomic divide by segregating the rich from the poor, reports Rebecca Burns for The Hechinger Report.
For The Palm Beach Post, Andrew Marra reports on the shortcomings of an ambitious plan to improve student performance in Palm Beach County public schools.
As Michigan’s third-grade retention law is soon to kick in, results from the annual literacy exam reveal more than half of the state’s third graders are failing, reports Jennifer Chambers for The Detroit News.
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Eric Kelderman explains how partisanship and mistrust mired one university system’s search for a new president.
For the San Antonio Express-News, Lauren Caruba and Krista Torralva report on new efforts by schools to better support children exposed to trauma.
Some schools are experimenting with yoga to help students cope with anxiety, reports Damien Henson for the PBS NewsHour.
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