Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (May 29-June 4)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Kristen Graham of The Philadelphia Inquirer shares her experience of being detained by police for walking to her car past curfew despite having a press exemption.

The financial crisis wrought by COVID-19 has left schools with big budget cuts and spoiled dreams of expanded funding and teacher pay raises, reports Jeff Amy of The Associated Press.

As colleges cut back on career services, graduates entering the job market will do so with less support from their institutions than past graduates have received, reports Delece Smith-Barrow of The Hechinger Report.

Chalkbeat’s Stephanie Wang and Dylan Peers McCoy examine the politics at play in the years-long effort to expand internet access in rural Indiana.

Emmeline Zhao of The 74 covers how the COVID-19 crisis has upended the lives of a diverse set of workers who are integral to the American education system.

Akron Beacon Journal’s Jennifer Pignolet talks with the leaders of three colleges in Ohio to determine what higher education will look like moving forward.

After sitting in on private meetings with leaders of a small liberal arts college, Bill Schackner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette chronicles the painstaking analysis leading up to a decision to reopen the school in the fall.

For Charlottesville Tomorrow, Billy Jean Louis reports on a superintendent’s efforts to lead his district through a pandemic.

After a dispute ending with a Texas school district refunding taxes paid by a refinery, district officials say they will have to turn to taxpayers to continue operating, reports Beaumont Enterprise’s Isaac Windes.

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