Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Jan. 3 – Jan. 9)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

A proposed constitutional amendment in Minnesota seeks to strengthen the state’s public schools, reports Adelle Whitefoot for Duluth News Tribune.

For U.S. News & World Report, Lauren Camera covers the achievements and resignation of Louisiana’s long-serving state education chief.

Despite criticisms of online credit recovery programs, administrators at The Charter School of San Diego think their model works, reports Linh Tat for The Hechinger Report. 

After early success, California will likely continue funding a program designed to address the state’s teacher shortage, reports Diana Lambert for EdSource.

Why do we have to learn history? For the latest edition of Big Ideas, Education Week’s Andrew Ujifusa covers the frequently asked question.

This new Michigan high school is architecturally designed to slow down a mass shooter, reports Jennifer Chambers for The Detroit News.

For The Christian Science Monitor, Stacy Teicher Khadaroo examines the test-optional admissions movement that is accelerating across the country.

The Wall Street Journal’s Tawnell D. Hobbs reports on the efforts of schools to stop vaping among students.

U.S. higher education failed to meet the college attainment goal set in 2009 by then President Barack Obama, reports Eric Kelderman for The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Charter networks are starting to offer help to their alumni who later drop out of college, reports Kalyn Belsha for Chalkbeat.

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