Member Stories

March 16 – 23
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Chad Livengood of Crain’s Detroit Business provides updates on the escalating efforts from the Motor City’s public school district to block the state’s School Reform Office from closing 16 schools that have been deemed failing for at least three years.


 

For the CTPostLinda Conner Lambeck takes a look at who is left out of a new school funding proposal that Stamford Mayor David Martin calls ”woefully inadequate.”


 

Andrew Kreighbaum reports for Inside Higher Ed on the programs facing significant cuts under the Trump administration’s budget proposal, many of which serve disproportionate numbers of minority students.


 

The Oregonian’Bethany Barnes criticizes the lack of rigor the Portland Public Schools’ vetting team may have shown in examining how superintendent candidate Donyall Dickey has handled leading Atlanta Public Schools.


 

Kendi Rainwater of the Times Free Press profiles the experience of students at Hamilton County High School, which serves 17-to 21-year-olds looking to finish their basic education.


 

Natalie Gross reports for the Military Times on the approximately 11,000 GI Bill beneficiaries who have been affected by processing delays at the Department of Veterans Affairs.


 

Vanessa McCray of the Toledo Blade speaks with a teacher who is taking the initiative to educate her students in how to analyze the news.


 

The Hechinger Report’s Timothy Pratt reports on the students with disabilities in Georgia and beyond who are forced to spend many hours working on computers that use technology that is not aligned with their specific needs


 

Kelly Field writes for The Chronicle of Higher Education about how programs that teach English as a second language are reporting drops in attendance following Trump’s pledge to deport millions of undocumented immigrants.


 

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