Member Stories

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

School reopening plans are now part of COVID-19 politics, reports Erin Richards of USA TODAY.

Colleges and universities are slashing their budgets and preparing for drops in enrollment amid a “cacophony of crises,” reports Elizabeth Hernandez of The Denver Post

A team at Education Week covers what might be the toughest decision education leaders face as they plan to reopen schools: how to get students to the building in the first place.

Police-free schools? The 74’s Mark Keierleber reports on the insights of a district that replaced cops with safety coaches in 2017.

Some small districts lack the resources needed to provide distance learning to all students, and many lack the funding to reopen without difficulty, reports Diana Lambert of EdSource.

With less than two months before most schools are scheduled to open, parents have been wondering what to plan for their families, reports Akron Beacon Journal’s Jennifer Pignolet.

Duluth News Tribune’s Adelle Whitefoot talks with a group of former and current students who are asking the school board to remove officers from their schools.

In a wake-up call for administrators planning to open schools this fall, many districts have shut down summer athletic training due to students and coaches testing positive for coronavirus, reports Tawnell D. Hobbs of The Wall Street Journal

San Antonio Express-News Alia Malik covers the impact of COVID-19 school closures on college financial aid applications. 

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