Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Jan. 24 – Jan. 30)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Some Michigan school districts are using a controversial surveillance service to identify students in crisis, reports Jennifer Chambers for The Detroit News.

Using a synthetic frog as a more humane approach to classroom dissections has some wondering if schools are protecting students from the messiness of real science, reports Tawnell D. Hobbs for The Wall Street Journal.

For EdSurge’s series on the “cheating economy,“ Jeffrey R. Young examines the increasingly aggressive efforts of “contract cheaters” to recruit students as customers.

After a shooting occurred in his classroom, an anthropologist turned to writing to make sense of what happened, reports Emma Pettit for The Chronicle

For The Dallas Morning News, María Méndez reports on the remarks of a Texas university leader at a forum held to address students’ concerns about faculty sexual misconduct.

A racial discipline gap increases despite a district’s seven-year program that was created to do the opposite, reports Allie Kirkman for the South Bend Tribune.

Ventura County Star’s Wendy Leung highlights how students’ research on the namesake of their school prompted them to lead their district in pursuit of a name change.

Education Week’s Madeline Will examines the conflicting research findings and theories on reading instruction that pre-service teachers are introduced to.

As 2020 elections begin, Yakima Herald-Republic’s Janelle Retka reports on levies that some Washington state school districts hope voters will renew or approve.

A new program in Texas gives districts the opportunity to apply for funding to implement performance-based teacher evaluation systems, reports Emily Donaldson for the Rivard Report

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