Member Stories

March 16 – March 22
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s underdog success story plays out on the court and in the classroom, writes Erica L. Green for The New York Times

 

A new natural gas pipeline could be a boon for a struggling Ohio school district, reports Ashton Marra via State Impact Ohio. 

 

Devin Bodkin reports that school board officials discussed filing a restraining order against Idaho Education News after a secretive superintendent hire. 

 

Cleveland’s K-8 schools are getting a 21st century curriculum redesign, according to Rachel Abbey McCafferty of Crain’s Cleveland Business. 

 

The Capital Times’ Pat Schneider writes that a backlash from donors and alumni stalled efforts to revamp University of Wisconsin’s MBA program.

 

In the wake of recent school shootings, Christina A. Samuels clears away misconceptions about special education students in Education Week.

 

Dylan Peers McCoy of Chalkbeat covers a familiar story in Indianapolis, where a proposal to restart a community school as an innovation charter has parents divided. 

The Shelby County school district in Tennessee plans to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, reports Jennifer Pignolet at The Commerical Appeal

  

Texas teachers are getting involved in politics, but how legal are their efforts, asks The Austin-American Statesman’s Julie Chang.  

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