Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (August 6-12)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

After hearing 70 people speak during an eight-hour period, the Virginia Beach school board voted to require masks for students and staff, reports Sara Gregory for The Virginian-Pilot.

California State University adopted a vaccination mandate for students, but the deadline comes long after the start of fall classes, Mikhail Zinshteyn reports for CalMatters.

After hearing from 31 of the 90 people who signed up to speak at its meeting, an Oregon school board voted to ban Pride and Black Lives Matter flags on school grounds, calling the flags “political,” reports Elizabeth Miller for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Tennessee Republicans are pressuring the governor to call a special session to take action against mask mandates at schools, Natalie Allison writes for the Tennessean.

Competition among Colorado school districts for teachers and staff is fierce, with hundreds of teacher positions not yet filled, reports Jenny Brundin for Colorado Public Radio.

The 74’s Beth Hawkins launched a series investigating how COVID-19’s ‘K-shaped’ recession widened educational disparities between lower- and upper-class students in five cities.

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