Member Stories

May 4 – May 10
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week.

Education Week’s Andrew Ujifusa and Alex Harwin examine pronounced fluctuations in the number of desegregation cases reported by school districts.

In Charlotte, N.C., officials want more money to hire mental health workers because of increased demand in schools, Gwendolyn Glenn reports for WFAE.


In Alabama, teachers salaries are worth more than they were a decade ago, according to data analysis by reporter Trisha Powell Crain.


Katherine Reynolds Lewis, an EWA Reporting Fellow, examines for The Atlantic the efforts at one Ohio school to rethink student discipline. 


Jessica Bakeman of WLRN was first to report a revelation that the confessed shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was assigned to a controversial disciplinary program.


Bianca Vázquez Toness examines for WGBH in Boston the conflicts of interest — and possible violations of federal law — that crop up between between school officials and non-English-speaking parents.

Some California school leaders are asking state lawmakers to help protect students and staff from alleged pedophiles and sexual harassers, Diana Lambert reports for The Sacramento Bee.


The Houston Chronicle’s Lindsay Ellis reports on the former Ivy League college president now taking the helm at a historically black university in Houston.

Kylie Mohr explains for the Jackson Hole News & Guide the effort to build a curriculum focused on Native American history for Wyoming schools. 


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