Member Stories

June 28 – July 11
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

For The Washington Post, Jessica Contrera chronicles a hate crime at a Maryland high school, and the emotional reckoning that followed. 

Latino children make up nearly half of Boston’s public school students, yet the collective voice of their parents does not loom large in the system, reports Bianca Vázquez Toness for WGBH.

For The 74, Mark Keierleber and Carolyn Phenicie provide context behind the arrest of Puerto Rico’s former education secretary, Julia Keleher.

The Hechinger Report’s Casey Parks chronicles one woman’s long journey from prison to college, and examines the movement afoot to help formerly incarcerated individuals earn a degree.

By giving parents more choices, can traditional districts curb the flow of students to charter schools? One San Antonio school district is betting on it, reports Camille Phillips for Texas Public Radio.

In Washington state, schools often fail children with learning disabilities by taking too long to address problems, reports Katherine Long for The Seattle Times.

Nearly a quarter of undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Austin will enjoy tuition-free enrollment under a new financial aid program for low- and middle-income students, reports Rebekah Allen for The Dallas Morning News.

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