Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Nov. 8 – 14)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

For The New York Times, Dana Goldstein covers how a recent proposal to desegregate schools in a Maryland suburb has turned bitter. 

The high-profile I Promise School in Akron announces plans to offer transitional housing for students’ families, reports Jennifer Pignolet for Akron Beacon Journal

Oregon will expand a free pre-k program next fall to open up spots for 500 children on a waitlist, reports Rachel Alexander for the Salem Reporter

For the Seattle Times, Dahlia Bazzaz reports on the city school system’s effort to address racial disparities in access to a gifted education program. 

WFAE’s Ann Doss Helms looks at the use of transportation services in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg district to prevent homeless students from frequently moving schools.  

Free college courses for early childhood educators in Utah are improving instructional techniques and changing early learning centers, reports Emily Tate for EdSurge

Education Week’s Madeline Will examines a union formed by NYC high school students preparing for a career in aviation. 

The number of people who drop out of college or take a break is much higher than previously believed, reports Delece Smith-Barrow for The Hechinger Report.

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