Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (June 5-11)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

After years of seeing social media posts about police killings of black people, many San Diego students say they are fed up, reports Kristen Taketa of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Chalkbeat’s Melanie Asmar and Caroline Bauman highlight 11 extraordinary new high school graduates from Colorado’s class of 2020.

The California Superintendent of Public Instruction plans to address racism and implicit bias in education and its impact on black and brown students, reports Diana Lambert of EdSource.

Social justice organizations have called for the elimination of Houston Independent School District’s contract with local law enforcement, reports Jacob Carpenter of Houston Chronicle.

KQED’s Kara Newhouse covers the emotional experiences of teachers and shares some of their successes and challenges with emergency distance learning.

In the wake of the virus, universities are pursuing a wide range of options for their athletic programs, reports Paul N. Friga for The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Katherine Long of The Seattle Times gathers advice from four university faculty members about how parents can teach their kids about racism in America.

Nearly 70% of parents are concerned about sending their child back to a brick-and-mortar school this fall, reports Meghan Mangrum of Chattanooga Times Free Press.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says masks will not be required by health officials when schools open up, reports T. Keung Hui of The News & Observer.

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