Member Stories

Nov. 21 – Nov. 28
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

In rethinking school discipline policies, administrators must find a balance between holding students accountable and earning their trust, reports Matt McKinney for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

For The New Yorker, Casey Parks profiles a woman’s long path to a college degree and explores what her journey reveals about historically black universities.

Frequent moving, a lack of trust, and language barriers are just a few of the challenges to educating the children of migrant farm workers, reports Alex Granados for EducationNC.

In an eight-part series, Idaho Education News’ Kevin Richert probes why the state’s ambitious goal to convince high school graduates to continue their education has proven so difficult to achieve.

For the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Amelia Pak-Harvey gives readers a glimpse into the life of a school truancy officer.

How has a Michigan university with the lowest graduation rate in the state become a model for others in higher education? Ron French explores the question for Bridge Magazine.

EdSurge’s Emily Tate visits a New Orleans high school that is rethinking how to best meet the unique needs of teen mothers.

For WAMC Public Radio, Bob Barrett explores how a failing high school in Las Vegas remade itself with a focus on career and technical education.

An innovative program is redefining what STEM education looks like for Alaska Native students, reports Lillian Mongeau for The Hechinger Report.

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