May 17 – May 23
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week
For Houston Public Media, Laura Isensee tells the story of one teenager’s slow struggle to rebuild her life after a school shooter nearly took it from her.
The nation’s student loan forgiveness program for public servants is a disaster, writes Kimberly Hefling for Politico.
In a growing number of cities, taxpayers are choosing to foot the bill for high-quality public pre-K, writes Brenda Iasevoli for The Hechinger Report.
For USA TODAY, Mónica Rhor explores why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools.
A nationally-acclaimed charter school in Washington D.C. is under scrutiny for a staggering number of safety incidents, report Perry Stein and Valerie Strauss for The Washington Post.
WAMU’s Jenny Abamu explores what happens when schools don’t proactively screen for learning issues like dyslexia.
For The Christian Science Monitor, Stacy Teicher Khadaroo explores the gap between free college rhetoric and the reality that boosting higher education success is a complex puzzle.
One year after a shooting at an Indiana middle school, the Indianapolis Star’s Arika Herron examines how lawmakers and school districts have responded.
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