Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Mar. 26 – Apr. 1)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Education NC’s Liz Bell shares the struggles of the child care industry that have been brought to light amid the pandemic. 

Ann Doss Helms of WFAE public radio in Charlotte covers an analysis of how funds generated from the North Carolina Education Lottery are actually spent.

For Chalkbeat, Koby Levin and Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee examine teacher turnover in Michigan and its impact on students, especially those who are most vulnerable. 

New recommended social distancing guidelines should make it easier for California schools to reopen, but most districts are unlikely to make the change until next fall, reports Diana Lambert and John Fensterwald of EdSource.

Chelsea Sheasley of The Christian Science Monitor covers how schools are incorporating discussions of student well-being into classrooms, and training staff and students to recognize distress. 

For The Hechinger Report, Gail Cornwall dives into why female education staffers in the California legislature say their gender matters. 

School choice advocates say a new state law in West Virginia, set to take effect in the 2022-23 school year, will be the nation’s broadest voucher program, reports the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s Ryan Quinn.

Experts worry that social isolation and other pandemic stresses in the era of distance learning are hitting young people hard, reports Allyson Escobar and Beau Yarbrough for The Press-Enterprise.

The Baltimore Sun’s Billy Jean Louis covers the child care crisis that has left providers, who have the capacity to serve more children, struggling to make ends meet due to low demand.

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