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#tellEWA Member Stories (August 13-19)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Schools nationwide are struggling with staff and supply shortages, which are affecting the start of the new school year, reports Abha Bhattarai for The Washington Post.

A California school district became one of the first in the state to require COVID-19 vaccines and weekly testing for students in addition to staff, Diana Lambert and Ali Tadayon report for EdSource.

A recent Detroit high school graduate whose senior year was affected by the pandemic shared her experience through photography and poems for Chalkbeat.

Kelly Field illustrated how one Virginia middle school could be an example of how to challenge traditional middle school structures to improve adolescent learning for The Hechinger Report. 

Parents preparing to send their children back to Texas schools may be confused by a series of legal challenges over mask mandates – often pitting school districts against state officials, a team reports for the Dallas Morning News.

Although COVID-19 cases are on the rise, half of Alabama’s school districts aren’t requiring masks, leaving the parents of high-risk children frustrated, reports Savannah Tryens-Fernandes for

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