Member Stories

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

Jennifer Chambers of the Detroit News reports on Ivanka Trump’s visit to Detroit to help advance a $500 public-private partnership to promote STEM and computer science in the nation’s schools.


Education Week’s Evie Blad examines the First Amendment rights of students in light of recent protests at national sporting events, and gives advice to educators on how to turn such events into a teachable moment. 


Valerie Honeycutt Spears at the Lexington Herald-Ledger reports on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s surprise tour of Kentucky schools to see how technology is sparking innovation in the classroom.


Bill Zeeble of KERA News reports on a group of do-gooder dads making a difference in their district. 


Alexandra Pannoni via U.S. News & World Report explores novel strategies for educators to rethink their high school classrooms.


 At the Military TimesNatalie Gross reports that military and veterans’ groups are uniting to oppose the suspension of Obama-era regulations on for-profit colleges. 


Shannon Gilchrist of The Columbus Dispatch reports on a home-schooling group that is embracing the outdoors as a natural teacher.


The Connecticut Mirror’s Jacqueline Rabe Thomas and Jake Kara delve into all aspects of Connecticut public schools using impressive interactive data analysis. 


The Houston Chronicle’s Lindsay Ellis reports on a bid by the University of Texas system to take over the mangement of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.


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