Member Stories

November 3 – November 9
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

EWA Reporting Fellow Stacy Teicher Khadaroo looks at the realities of college expectations as part of The Christian Science Monitor’s Equal Ed series.

 

To recruit badly needed teachers, Michigan turns on the charm, reports Lori Higgins for the Detroit Free Press.

 

In Florida’s Collier County, a debate has arisen over school board member salaries, which are significantly higher than the national average, explains Annika Hammerschlag of the Naples Daily News. 

 

Camille Phillips examines school diversity and how charter schools factor into efforts to desegregate campuses, for St. Louis Public Radio. 

 

Reporting for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Fernanda Zamudio looks at how fraternities respond to serious incidents, including recent deaths of pledges. 

 

Kate Simpson of the Des Moines County Register writes about a local college offering free tuition. 

 

On the Educate podcast, Emily Hanford profiles a San Quentin inmate making the most of higher education opportunities behind bars.

  

President Trump’s immigration policies are having an impact on student enrollment in the Hoosier State, reports Dylan Peers McCoy of Chalkbeat Indiana.

In North Carolina’s largest school districts, kindergartener suspensions are under scrutiny, explains the Charlotte Observer’s Ann Doss Helms. 

 

New York is rating schools on more than test scores, reports Justin Murphy of the Democrat & Chronicle. 

 

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