Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Apr. 23-29)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

A USA TODAY NETWORK reporting team in Wisconsin covers all the ways high schools are adapting their plans for pandemic-era proms.

Trisha Powell Crain of AL.com reports on a summer learning program that is focused on the individual needs of English learners.

The Christian Science Monitor’s Chelsea Sheasley gathers perspectives on the shift from school resource officers to safety specialists in Minneapolis Public Schools.

California school districts agreed to give some teachers retroactive pay raises and bonuses after negotiating with teachers’ unions, reports Diana Lambert of EdSource.

For The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Alia Malik chronicles an Atlanta educator’s journey from custodian to teacher.

A Florida elementary school is avoiding the ‘COVID slide” and seeking to prove it turned itself around, reports Tampa Bay TimesJeffrey S. Solochek

Aaricka Washington of Chalkbeat Indiana reports on how students worked to get their district to address anti-Asian hate, include Asian Americans in policy making, and incorporate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders into the curriculum.

Minnesota Reformer’s Rilyn Eischens covers the very different education budget proposals that made it out of the state’s House and Senate after hours of heated debate. 

Many Oakland schools are seeing major improvements in student success since a 2014 parcel tax started raising about $12 million a year for high schools, reports Ashley McBride of The Oaklandside.

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