Member Stories

July 20 – July 26
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

AL.com’s Trisha Crain crunches the numbers to see if Alabama’s rising graduation rate is translating to greater college and career readiness for its students.

In California, historians and Native Americans are urging lawmakers to to expand Native California curriculum in the state’s K-12 schools, reports Carolyn Jones of EdSource.

WLRN’s Jessica Bakeman examines a troubling climate of racism at an elite private school in Miami.

Teachers currently have a limited role on most state boards of education, but that could be changing, writes Madeline Will of Education Week.

The Atlantic’s Adam Harris profiles Richard Carranza, the new chancellor with big plans for New York City public schools.

A school district that primarily serves Native American students failed to provide adequate special education services, reports Erin Duffy of the Omaha World-Herald.

In Oregon, efforts to support English Language Learners appear to be paying off, writes Natalie Pate of the Salem Statesman Journal.

For The Hechinger Report, Delece Smith-Barrow visits a college in Dallas where all students are required to work. 

More college students are enrolling in summer classes thanks to the expansion of federal Pell Grants, reports Larry Gordon of EdSource.

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