Member Stories

July 26 – Aug 1
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Amid a national discussion on desegregation, Jefferson County Public Schools may have found a model that balances diversity with equitable school choice, reports Olivia Krauth for Insider Louisville.

With changes to Title IX looming at the federal level, students at the University of Nebraska are pushing for reforms locally, reports Chris Dunker for the Lincoln Journal Star.

Teachers in Oklahoma will soon have access to a “panic button” app after the state approved $3 million to fund the relatively untested tool, reports Jennifer Palmer and Mia Mamone for Oklahoma Watch

Texas Public Radio’s Camille Phillips examines the barriers former foster youth face in seeking a college degree. 

The University of Oregon is grappling with preserving historical statues while respecting inclusivity, writes Jordyn Brown and Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick for The Register-Guard.

While many colleges struggle with declining enrollment , The Connecticut Post’s Linda Lambeck describes how a pair of universities have managed to expand.

In what’s become something of a national trend, Oregon’s second-largest school district will implement a less-restrictive dress code in the upcoming school year, reports Natalie Pate for the Salem Statesman Journal.

Amid a debate about suspensions and expulsions, Memphis students shared their recommendations for discipline reform, reports Chalkbeat’s Laura Faith Kebede.

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