Member Stories

August 3 – August 9
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Education Week’s Franciso Vara-Orta takes an in-depth look at hate and bias in schools. 

A slowdown in charter school growth in California has some advocates worried, report Louis Freedberg and John Fensterwald of EdSource.

For The 74, Mark Keierleber examines the booming business of school security.

Texas will soon assign letter grades to schools and districts, a move already drawing sharp opposition, writes Nanette Light of The Dallas Morning News.

For Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, Tiffany Pennamon examines the constantly evolving role of chief diversity officers at colleges and universities.

In Minnesota, charter schools struggle to find enough physical space to keep up with growing demand, reports the Star Tribune’s Faiza Mahamud.

Stephen Noonoo of EdSurge examines barriers schools face in trying to build and maintain high-speed internet.

For the Omaha World-Herald, Erin Duffy reports on a new crop of education technology companies that help school district’s monitor student’s online activity.

Faced with declining enrollment, universities are increasingly focusing on transfer students, writes Alina Tugend for The New York Times.

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