May 24 – May 30
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week
In an investigation for the Connecticut Mirror and ProPublica, Jacqueline Rabe Thomas examines how some of the state’s richest towns fight to maintain housing segregation, and the implications for schools.
A Texas school district’s sex education curriculum could be in jeopardy as the state looks to limit business with Planned Parenthood, reports Melissa Taboada for the Austin American-Statesman.
Reporting from the Netherlands, the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Patrick O’Donnell offers an international perspective on Ohio’s ongoing debate about high school diplomas.
For the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Matt McKinney explains the vague process by which the state determines whether educators have “good moral character.”
With a new governor at the helm, California looks poised to make pre-K available to all 3- and 4-year-olds from low-income families, reports KPCC’s Priska Neely.
Seniors at a New Orleans charter school are scrambling as an investigation threatens to derail their path to graduation, reports Marta Jewson for The Lens.
For the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Debra Hale-Shelton looks into a dispute over a scholarship named after a former professor accused of being a Holocaust denier.
Following the closure of a troubled Memphis charter school, Chalkbeat’s Caroline Bauman examines how families are shouldering the burden of finding a new school before the fall semester.
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