Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (June 26-July 2)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Critics fear Georgia colleges are losing their independence as university decisions now have life-or-death consequences, reports Michael Vasquez of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

EdSource’s Theresa Harrington covers the move to disband the Oakland district’s police unit and hire more counselors, social workers and restorative justice coordinators.

Yakima Herald-Republic’s Janelle Retka worked with The Seattle Times’ Education Lab to examine barriers English language learners have faced in remote learning.

For the first time in more than two decades, the Texas State Board of Ed plans to change its sex ed curriculum, reports Austin American-Statesman’s Melissa B. Taboada.

In a 10-part series, The Hechinger Report and HuffPost profile the vulnerable students who were hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

Many Texas teachers are on edge and may leave the profession due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, reports Laura Isensee of Houston Public Media.

Kyle Stokes of LAist covers the experiences of 10 high school students who have been working during the pandemic.

CPR NewsJenny Brundin chronicles the methodical approach of Colorado’s second largest district as it plans for the first day of school.

Adelle Whitefoot of The Duluth News Tribune profiles a new superintendent who faces enormous challenges as he takes the helm in the middle of a pandemic.

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