Member Stories

November 9 – November 16
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

Victoria Pasquantonio reports on how a professor uses her story of personal tragedy to teach students about media literacy, for PBS Newshour

 

A Florida couple whose son attends a private school for special-needs students contested U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos’ use of their story to promote voucher programs, reports Ann Schimke for Chalkbeat Colorado

 

Education Week’s Benjamin Herold looks beyond the hype to examine some of the major arguments against personalized learning. 

 

Jenny Brundin via Colorado Public Radio interviews Denver’s first tenured teacher of color who, at 105-years-old, visited her old middle school to share some advice on life. 

 

Natalie Pate of the Statesman-Journal reports on how students are uniting with Oregon lawmakers to revise sex laws for consenting minors. 

 

Stella M. Chàvez of KERA News examines how Muslim students in California are learning to deal with bullying in an increasingly tense school climate. 

 

Efforts by the U.S. Department of Education to ease regulations on for-profit schools will have a huge impact on military veterans, reports Natalie Grossman for The Military Times

  

Kelly Mae Ross digs into a report on recent trends in international student enrollment for U.S. News & World Report

California educators are incorporating recent natural disasters into lessons on the environment, writes Carolyn Jones for EdSource.

 

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