Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Oct. 18 – 24)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

For The Dallas Morning News, Corbett Smith and Eva-Marie Ayala report on the transformation of a sports arena into makeshift classrooms after a tornado damaged local schools. 

HBCUs are struggling to survive in an age of competition for African-American students, reports Delece Smith-Barrow for The New York Times

For the Detroit Free Press, David Jesse covers the challenges rural Michigan students have to overcome that extend far beyond money.

In part 2 of a series, the Tyler Morning Telegraph’s Cory McCoy focuses on the challenges of expanding the Promise scholarship program in East Texas.

Texas Public Radio’s Camille Phillips reports on efforts to change a school district policy that makes it hard for non-U.S. citizen parents to access their children’s school.

For The Detroit News, Jennifer Chambers reports on a class-action lawsuit filed by seven Detroit students that attempts to establish literacy as a constitutional right.

After teachers’ strike victories across the country, school districts are often forced to make budget cuts elsewhere, reports Tawnell D. Hobbs for The Wall Street Journal.

For EdSource, Theresa Harrington examines a California district’s struggle with providing tutors and determining the education and training they should have.

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