Member Stories

March 9 – March 15
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week.

As students mobilized for #NationalWalkoutDay, journalists joined them on the streets and in the schools. A highlight: Ray Routhier’s interview with student organizers in Maine for The Portland Press Herald.

 

Meanwhile, administrators at a California middle school tried to discourage discussion of gun policy in school-sanctioned memorials, reports Mackenzie Mays of The Fresno Bee. 

 

Mary Jo Madda confronts the realities of sexual harassment in education and ed-tech in a column for EdSurge. 

 

Hands-on, project-based learning — inspired by High Tech High – is taking off in a Virginia school district, writes Jane Hammond of The Daily Press

 

The proposed end of student loan forgiveness could threaten veterans’ path to public service, reports Natalie Gross for The Military Times

 

The Waco Tribune’s Shelly Conlon finds that teachers across Texas, including an educator who survived Columbine, are rejecting the idea of more guns in schools. 

 

Liberal arts colleges are combining ethics and coding in their approach to teaching computer science, according to Rosanna Xia of The Los Angeles Times. 

The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that charters are public schools and entitled to district funds, reports Amanda McElfresh of The Daily Advertiser. 

  

A new classroom app aims to get at-risk kids thinking about college from first grade, writes Silvia Foster-Frau via The San Antonio Express-News.

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