Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Apr. 30 – May 6)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Marta W. Aldrich of Chalkbeat Tennessee covers a legislative measure that would ban classroom discussions about systemic racism.

Texas college officials are cautiously planning a return to normal campus life this fall, reports Brayden Garcia and Valeria Olivares for The Dallas Morning News

An analysis by EdSource’s Daniel J. Willis and John Fensterwald found that California students in wealthier schools are 3 times more likely to be back in school full time. 

For El Paso Matters, Jewél Jackson shares why a recent graduate seeking employment is struggling and dives into the role college career counseling services are playing.  

A Delaware conservative group targets school board races and hot button issues like fully reopening schools and keeping lessons about race out of classrooms, reports Natalia Alamdari of Delaware News Journal

Chatham News + Record’s Hannah McClellan covers the perspectives of students, parents and teachers after two weeks of shifting back to in-person learning. 

Jennifer Chambers of The Detroit News highlights how Michigan schools are addressing mental health and helping students cope as the pandemic drags on. 

Student-journalists who filed a data request found inappropriate emails from some University of Minnesota Duluth staff, reports Izabel Johnson and Andee Erickson for the Duluth News Tribune.

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