Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Nov. 1 – 7)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

District leaders propose a facilities bond to cover the cost of generators and backup batteries, reports Diana Lambert for EdSource. The goal? Avoid more school closures in California.

The 74’s Taylor Swaak covers how a Manhattan school is using The New York Time’s 1619 Project to reframe how slavery is taught.

For CPR News, Jenny Brundin reports on the positive effects of a cell phone ban on a Colorado middle school.

Education Week’s Christina A. Samuels covers the details behind the firing and reinstatement of a school security guard after he used the n-word while telling a student not to. 

For Chalkbeat, Laura Faith Kebede examines a new literacy retention policy adopted by a Memphis school district.

In Ohio, a high school senior is eager to increase communication with his community after winning a school board seat, reports Emily Mills for the Akron Beacon Journal.

And in Wisconsin, a former student returns to bring a new perspective as a member of the Madison school board, reports Scott Girard for The Cap Times

For the Staunton News Leader, Rilyn Eischens brings to light how Virginia schools remain accredited despite failing to meet benchmarks. 

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