Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (May 15-21)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Minnesota students show off the prom finery they would have worn in photos taken by Star Tribune’s Leila Navidi and share their stories with Rachel Hutton.

Mississippi Today’s Kelsey Davis Betz examines how the coronavirus pandemic has led to plummeting FAFSA completion rates in Mississippi.

Kaylee Tornay of the Mail Tribune gathers the highs and lows of distance learning for five Oregon teachers.

Colleges and universities, as well as nonprofit organizations, are scrambling to keep students on track to start college in the fall, reports Delece Smith-Barrow of The Hechinger Report.

Beaumont Enterprise’s Isasc Windes reports on a Texas university’s decision to cut and reorganize faculty and staff in response to financial difficulties made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Billy Jean Louis of Charlottesville Tomorrow covers parents’ response to Charlottesville City Schools’ revised budget which included cutting several instructional assistant positions and elimination of the Spanish language program.

For EdSurge, Stephen Noonoo covers the many factors and options that educators are considering as they develop back-to-school plans.

Meghan Mangrum of Chattanooga Times Free Press breaks down the efforts of some Tennessee educators to consider all options and necessities of school reopening plans.

WFAE’s Ann Doss Helms reports on a district’s two week plan to create a memorable commencement that complies with coronavirus restrictions.

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