Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Jan. 10 – Jan. 16)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

The 74’s Beth Hawkins covers the little-known true story of how Booker T. Washington and the president of Sears built 5,000 schools for generations of Southern black students.

For Washington Monthly, Grace Gedye reports on the reasons teachers pursue graduate degrees despite decades of research questioning their effectiveness.

DePaul students producing La DePaulia, a new site showcasing originally reported stories from Latino students in Spanish, reports Dawn Rhodes for Chicago Tribune.

Washington state education program gives incarcerated young men the opportunity to learn advocacy skills and provide input on legislative bills, reports Ashley Gross for KNKX.

At a St. Louis school surrounded by gun violence, the impact rests deep within students, reports Ryan Delaney for St. Louis Public Radio.

Louisville Courier Journal’s Olivia Krauth reports on board proposals in Kentucky’s largest district that aim to end busing and the right of magnet schools to “exit” students. 

West Virginia Board of Education proposal condenses high school history to one course, reports Ryan Quinn for Charleston Gazette-Mail.

For CPR News, Jenny Brundin examines the daily lives of two Colorado teen parents to uncover the many barriers they must overcome to graduate high school.

Texas Public Radio’s Camille Phillips reports on the response of San Antonio teens to the U.S. and Iranian tension.

 

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