Member Stories

June 22-June 28
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Eva-Marie Ayala of The Dallas Morning News examines the relationship between a shelter for immigrant children and a charter school that wants to educate them.

For migrant teachers in Dallas, performance evaluations could mean the difference between staying in the U.S. and facing deportation, writes Mario Koran for The 74.

Reporter Matt Barnum of Chalkbeat analyzes the Supreme Court’s Janus ruling and the potential impact on teachers’ unions.

It was a senior year of fear, uncertainty, and determination for Dreamers in Chicago, writes Lauren FitzPatrick of the Chicago Sun-Times 

What happens when a school thinks your child is a threat? The Oregonian’s Bethany Barnes follows a family caught up in a district’s “threat assessment” process.

Lori Higgins of the Detroit Free Press examines efforts to get kids to come to school in a district plagued by chronic absenteeism.

For Marketplace, Peter Balonon-Rosen explores the financial challenges schools and parents face as districts struggle to comply with special education laws.

In New Orleans, Marta Jewson of The Lens follows a family as it attempts to navigate a complicated special education system. 

Oklahoma teachers running for political office are riding a wave of support in the aftermath of the state’s teacher walkouts, writes David Bitton of the Stillwater News Press.


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