Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Nov. 6-12)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

Samantha Smylie of Chalkbeat Chicago reports on young adults with disabilities who face an abrupt disruption of transitional programming that is intended to launch them into adulthood.

Black and Indian-American girls find inspiration and hope in the first female vice president, reports a team from The Dallas Morning NewsEducation Lab

Experts say the Miami-Dade County school board may have violated state laws that guarantee public access to government proceedings during an epic 29-hour meeting earlier this fall, reports WLRN’s Jessica Bakeman.

Camille Phillips of Texas Public Radio covers the experiences of teachers delivering live instruction to both in-person and remote students. 

The Orlando Sentinel’s Gabrielle Russon reports on the concerns of college seniors studying hospitality as they prepare to enter a job market that looks drastically different from when they first arrived at college. 

Kalyn Belsha and Matt Barnum of Chalkbeat examine the often polarizing legacy that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will leave behind. 

Students who are struggling academically could soon be required to return to the classroom, reports the Beaumont Enterprise’s Isaac Windes

COVID-19 cases among Minnesota schools continue to rise statewide and a record number of school buildings were added to the state health department’s exposures list, reports the Duluth News Tribune’s Adelle Whitefoot

A reporting team at the Los Angeles Times covers the announcement of President-elect Biden’s education transition team and reads the tea leaves for signs of what direction the new administration will go on key K-12 and higher ed issues.

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