Member Stories

Mar. 29 – April 4
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

For Education Week, Madeline Will examines how a lack of paid parental leave forces many teachers to return to the classroom before they’re ready.

As the scandal grows concerning the lucrative children’s book deal by Baltimore’s mayor, Liz Bowie and Talia Richman of The Baltimore Sun ask: “Where did all the books go?”

A Virginia school district is correcting the record on its use of seclusion and restraint after a WAMU investigation into the matter, reports Jenny Abamu.

A Tennessee charter school will be forced to shut down after a Chalkbeat investigation uncovered improper grading and employment practices, reports Caroline Bauman.

Writing for The Hechinger Report, Bracey Harris examines how limited access to pre-K is relegating some Mississippi students to a lifetime of playing catch up.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Arlinda Smith Broady provides a detailed look into the first school district in Georgia to issue guns to teachers.

For the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Amelia Pak-Harvey crunches the numbers to track how late and no-show school buses are exacerbating educational troubles in the city.

A Minnesota college is at the center of an ongoing debate about academic freedom after a classroom discussion prompted a professor’s suspension, reports Mila Koumpilova for the Star Tribune.

After a seventh grader found elevated levels of lead in his school’s water fountain, a New Orleans school district is struggling to address the problem, reports Marta Jewson for The Lens.

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