Member Stories

Mar. 15 – Mar. 21
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

For Oregon Public Broadcasting, Rob Manning examines schools’ use of seclusion and restraint for students with disabilities.

As Tennessee considers a private school voucher program, Chalkbeat’s Laura Faith Kebede explores how a history of racism and distrust could affect families’ willingness to participate.

For The Dallas Morning News, Eva-Marie Ayala looks beyond the high-profile college admissions scandal to the legal ways wealthy families get an edge in the admissions process.

One of the parents arrested in the admissions scandal could stand to profit from a new Arizona State University venture, reports Goldie Blumenstyk for The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Colorado Public Radio’s Jenny Brundin digs into new Democratic Gov. Jared Polis’ pledge to fund full-day kindergarten, and examines why previous attempts to pay for the program have failed.

For The Hechinger Report, Charlotte West reports on how some colleges are striving to meet the needs of homeless students.

In response to increased demands for mental health services, California colleges and universities are hiring more counselors and therapists, and trying less traditional and less costly alternatives, reports EdSource’s Larry Gordon.

To address racial disparities in student achievement and discipline, Boston Public Schools looks to change the mindsets of educators, writes Linda Wertheimer for Boston Magazine.

For the Indianapolis Star, Arika Herron examines how schools teach the topic of slavery. The answer — not very well.

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