Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (August 20-26)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Six newsrooms across the country produced an eight-part solutions-focused series that explores practices schools are employing for getting students back on track.

After two dozen school districts defied a soon-to-be in effect Arizona law banning mask mandates in K-12 public schools, the governor launched an incentive program to get districts to comply, offering additional funding per student, writes Rocio Hernandez for KJZZ.

Colorado Public Radio’s Jenny Brundin shares the diverse perspectives of K-12 students returning to in-person instruction after learning online for more than a year. 

California State University students are overwhelmingly failing or withdrawing from classes, with Black and Latino students disproportionately affected, prompting calls for systemwide reform, reports Larry Gordon for Edsource.

The 74’s Asher Lehrer-Small uncovers North Carolina’s failure to teach students the history of its eugenics law that allowed the sterilization of thousands of Black people, mostly women.

Texas teachers are working to identify needs and fill learning gaps to help English language learners and immigrant students affected by the pandemic, reports Valeria Olivares and Brayden Garcia for The Dallas Morning News.

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