Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Feb. 19-25)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

A team at Chalkbeat chronicles six students in third grace and their experiences with remote learning.

U.S. News & World Report’s Lauren Camera explores the 20 biggest school districts’ reopening plans to see how they compare to the latest CDC guidance.

For The Seattle Times, Danielle Dreilinger examines how techniques developed by educators serving immigrants can help teachers working with COVID-traumatized students. 

Eric Kelderman of The Chronicle of Higher Education investigates the latest attempt by Iowa’s Republican-controlled legislature to eliminate tenure at the state’s three public universities.

A team at Education Week covers the Biden administration’s decision on testing and considers how states may respond in the coming months.

The Orlando Sentinel’s Annie Martin reports on the impact of abrupt layoffs at the University of Central Florida. 

Many Black parents, teachers and scholars fear that Denver’s decentralized approach to improving education for Black students isn’t powerful enough to make lasting change, writes Melanie Asmar of Chalkbeat Colorado

For the LAist, Jill Replogle explores the sharp drop the number of students filling out the FAFSA, outlining some reasons, repercussions, and efforts to get students financial aid.

Amid the pandemic, student teachers find themselves at the intersection of virtual teaching and virtual learning, reports The Charlotte Observer’s Annie Ma

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