Member Stories

Feb. 22 – Feb. 28
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Chalkbeat’s Christina Veiga reports on how the deteriorating conditions of New York City’s public housing buildings are affecting the child care centers nestled within them.

Despite an injection of nearly $1 billion into Washington’s public school system, a majority of the state’s districts are projecting budget shortfalls, reports Neal Morton and Dahlia Bazzaz for The Seattle Times.

In Denver, teachers say this month’s strike was just “the first step” in a larger fight to shape the city’s future, reports Colorado Public Radio’s Jenny Brundin.

An investigation at the University of Maryland is highlighting tensions that sometimes arise between professors and international students, writes WAMU’s Jenny Abamu.

In Charlottesville, Virginia, schools look to rework their gifted education programs to improve racial equity, reports Katherine Knott for The Daily Progress.

For Idaho Education News, Kevin Richert examines the implications for schools as a rising number of parents opt out of immunizations for their children.

Can learning experiences that occur outside of school count toward a high school diploma? The Christian Science Monitor’s Stacy Teicher Khadaroo examines New Hampshire’s debate on the question.

At the University of Florida, an anonymous complaint has sparked an internal investigation into the possible misuse of millions in public money, reports Kevin Brockway for The Gainesville Sun.

For The Lens, Marta Jewson examines one of the most controversial decisions a district leader can make—when and how to close a school.

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