Member Stories

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Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

A school district in Florida failed to report crimes that occurred on its campuses, including at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, write Scott Travis, Megan O’Matz, and John Maines for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

In The Military Times, Natalie Gross reports on a significant drop in the number of veterans and dependents using the GI Bill at U.S. colleges.

In a four-part series for The Houston Chronicle, Maggie Gordon follows students and staff during a tumultuous year at a struggling high school. 

The Marshall Project’s Eli Hager takes a rare look inside a high school in a New Orleans jail.

What happens to students in special education when Chicago closes schools? Chalkbeat’s Adeshina Emmanuel explores.

Lori Higgins of Detroit Free Press reports on a new push to reduce suspensions in the city’s public schools.

KUNM’s Hannah Colton explores how offering Chicano Studies classes can improve Latino students’ academic success.

A new study challenges traditional ideas about gender gaps in math and reading, writes Education Week’s Sarah D. Sparks.

After a ”textbook case”of racial bias, this student’s life could have taken a turn for the worst. Instead, this week he’ll graduate, writes The Charlotte Observer’s Ann Doss Helms.

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