Member Stories

Feb. 23 – March 1
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week.

A teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School faces difficult emotions in returning to the classroom, reports Lisa Gartner at The Tampa Bay Times


The Newtown community mourned in solidarity with Parkland victims and called for gun control reforms at a recent vigil, writes Eliza Hallabeck for The Newtown Bee.  


EWA Reporting Fellow Kavitha Cardoza examines the secret behind Canada’s successful approach to educating immigrant students in Education Week


Women need an additional degree to close the gender pay gap, writes Tiffany Pennamon via Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.


The Connecticut Mirror’s Jacqueline Rabe Thomas and Jake Kara conduct a data deep dive into Hartford’s confusing school lottery system, where lack of transparency continues to frustrate parents.


Cries for help from students as young as second grade are on the rise, and schools can’t afford to ignore them, writes Ann Doss Helms of The Charlotte Observer


In a three-part series for The Oregonian, Bethany Barnes looks at the impact of Portland’s housing crisis on students’ academic and emotional well-being. 

Amber C. Walker of The Capital Times profiles four Wisconsin high school students taking part in new school programs to boost academic success.


Hiram College in Ohio is hoping a major redesign will help the campus reinvent itself, reports Rachel Abbey McCafferty for Crain’s Cleveland Business.

EWA Reporting Fellow Sarah Butrymowiz of The Hechinger Report visits Sweden for the second of her three-part series on school choice abroad. 

A string of racially-charged incidents at North Utah high schools blur the line between racism and bullying, writes Sergio Martínez-Beltrán at The Standard-Examiner.

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