Member Stories

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

A 15-year-old in Michigan was incarcerated during the coronavirus pandemic after a judge ruled that not completing her schoolwork violated her probation, reports Jodi Cohen of ProPublica Illinois.

The Wall Street Journal’s Tawnell Hobbs covers how remote learning widened the education gap for predominantly Black and low income students in Mississippi.

Students with emotional disabilities are blocked from a Boston dual language program, reports Tara García Mathewson of The Hechinger Report.

Kara Newhouse of KQED examines how teacher looping could benefit both students and teachers in the upcoming school year.

Idaho Education NewsSami Edge covers the efforts of a district’s first Black principal to improve the district’s climate for students and staff members of color.

For Texas Public Radio, Camille Phillips covers the perspectives of parents and teachers as they make decisions on in-person schooling this fall.

Teachers are concerned about the risks of in-person learning this fall, students’ access to distance learning and the physical and emotional health of their students, reports Kayleigh Skinner and Aallyah Wright of Mississippi Today.

More Colorado children have the devices they need for remote learning now compared to when the coronavirus pandemic started, but fewer families have access to the internet, reports Jenny Brundin for Colorado Public Radio.

T. Keung Hui of The News & Observer covers the North Carolina governor’s announcement that the state’s schools will reopen under a “moderate social distancing” plan.

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