Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Sept. 11 -17)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

For The New Yorker, Casey Parks covers the enrichment centers that quickly opened in March for the children of essential workers.

Chalkbeat’s Matt Barnum chronicles how we got to a point where the stakes for improving America’s school buildings are higher than ever before.

Teacher layoffs are devastating for any school community—but an unintended consequence is often a further eroding of the diversity of the teaching force, reports Madeline Will of Education Week.

Katherine Long of The Seattle Times covers the challenges that families are facing with synchronous remote learning schedules.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Ryan McKinnon highlights some of the challenges teachers are facing as they experiment with a hybrid model that has them teaching in-person and online at the same time.

South Dakota schools are getting mixed messaging on best practices for quarantining students and staff who may have been exposed to the coronavirus, reports Sioux Falls Argus Leader’s Shelly Conlon.

Kara Newhouse of KQED covers the advice typically given to new teachers that could help all teachers navigate a potentially overwhelming school year.

Attacks on objects other than computers that connect to the internet more than doubled when compared with the months before the pandemic emerged, according to researchers at UT San Antonio business school, reports San Antonio Express-NewsAlia Malik.

Beaumont Enterprise’s Isaac Windes reports on a Texas program that hopes to recruit and retain teachers in high-need and rural areas.

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