Member Stories

June 29-July 5
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Sally Ho of the Associated Press explains where and why prominent charter school supporters are wading into state elections.

A lawsuit filed on behalf of Detroit students ends in disappointment for its supporters, reports Lori Higgins of the Detroit Free Press. 

For EdSource, Theresa Harrington examines why teachers in Oakland are preparing to strike.

Chicago Public Schools plans to hire 200 more custodians this summer as cleanliness remains a widespread issue in its schools, writes Lauren Fitzpatrick of the Chicago Sun-Times.

The number of Hispanic Serving Institutions in California has nearly doubled in the last decade, reports Larry Gordon of EdSource. 

For StateImpact Ohio, Ashton Marra explains why new graduation requirements has the Class of 2019 on edge. 

A graduation ceremony at a youth correctional facility offers a glimpse into prison education, reports Natalie Pate of the Salem Statesman Journal

Amid uncertainty around U.S. immigration policy, universities are doubling down on efforts to welcome international students, writes The Christian Science Monitor’s Stacy Teicher Khadaroo.

The Wall Street Journal’s Tawnell Hobbs examines a rise in students receiving special accommodations.

How do you design a safe school? Shelby Webb of the Houston Chronicle reports on one community grappling with the question.  

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