Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Oct. 25 – 31)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week

In part 3 of a series, EWA Reporting Fellow Cory McCoy of the Tyler Morning Telegraph highlights the financial burdens students face other than tuition and fees.

For The 74, Laura Mckenna reports on the lack of funds to address many aging school buildings in the U.S. and the potential effects on student achievement.

More colleges are opening doors to students with intellectual disabilities to help prepare them for meaningful work and independent living, reports Kelly Field for The Hechinger Report

For NPR, Elissa Nadworny reports on the only federal program that helps low-income students who are parents pay for childcare.

Students departing suburban and charter schools in the Rochester are more likely to be homeless or living with disabilities, reports Justin Murphy for Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.

For the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Meghan Mangrum reports on the role of schools in addressing mental health issues, after a 9-year-old Chattanooga student committed suicide. 

Alamo Colleges begin to negotiate partnerships with schools districts to run early college high schools, reports Alia Malik for the San Antonio Express-News.

For EdSource, Ashley A. Smith and Sydney Johnson report on the efforts of California parents and educators to help students dealing with fire trauma.

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