Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Oct. 9-15)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

For The Washington Post’s second story in their series on George Floyd’s America, Laura Meckler looks at Floyd’s dreams as a high schooler and the education system that fails students like him.

For The New York Times, Alina Tugend, Phyllis W. Jordan and Mark A. Stein highlight examples of creativity in a time of crisis.

Larry Gordon of EdSource covers the pandemic’s impact on the college application and recruiting process.

School leaders around the country hope that a federal shipment of easy-to-use, rapid test kits will help them stop the coronavirus from spreading in their buildings, reports Evie Blad of Education Week.

WGBH NewsKirk Carapezza reports on college students using social media to shame their peers for breaking COVID-19 rules.

For USA TODAY, Samantha Hernandez covers how the efforts of two rural school districts to prepare for online learning during a snowstorm gave them an advantage when the pandemic hit.

Jason Gonzales of Chalkbeat Colorado covers how a Navajo principle of kinship is guiding a Colorado college’s response to staying safe during the pandemic.

The Statesman’s Melissa B. Taboada reports on teacher resignations, leaves and vacancies in the Austin Independent School District.

Public school superintendents are asking residents to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines so schools can stay open, reports Duluth News Tribune’s Adelle Whitefoot.

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