Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (May 7-13)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

U.S. News & World Report’s Lauren Camera covers the uptick in wealthy parents pulling their kids from public schools, which is further exacerbating the inequities plaguing urban public school systems. 

Temporarily suspending the admissions exam at some Boston schools increased the diversity of accepted applicants, new data shows, reports James Vaznis of The Boston Globe

Emily Tate of EdSurge examines the potential unintended consequences of universal pre-K in the United States. 

After cheating increased among students learning from home, Tawnell D. Hobbs of The Wall Street Journal dives into the online services that made academic dishonesty easier.

North Carolina’s school nurse workforce is growing steadily, but not fast enough to adequately handle the COVID-19 pandemic on top of the burdensome duties they already had, writes WRAL’s Emily Walkenhorst.

Chalkbeat’s Kalyn Belsha covers the challenges facing older students with disabilities who are about to “age out” of school and the push to give them additional time after more than a year of disruption. 

Talia Richman of The Dallas Morning News reports on the passing of a Texas bill that supporters say is meant to keep critical race theory out of classrooms. 

A research study links the presence of immigrant classmates to improvements in academic performance for U.S.-born students in Florida, reports Asher Lehrer-Small of The 74

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Alia Malik tells the story of an 11-year-old’s efforts to ensure everyone has high-quality masks. 

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