Member Stories

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

Although some school districts publish detailed data about coronavirus case counts, others reveal little or no information, reports Ty Tagami of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

EdSurge’s Jeffrey R. Young covers what’s left of campus life for students to enjoy at a time of social isolation and how professors are coping.

Alia Malik of San Antonio Express-News reports on a district’s efforts to convert a vacant Walmart into a center for a cybersecurity magnet program.

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Eric Kelderman covers the Big Ten’s plan for allowing athletes and team staff members to practice and compete more safely.

School districts fear funding will suffer as more parents choose to home-school, transfer their children to private programs or simply delay school a year, reports Katie Gillespie of The Columbian.

HBCU’s are launching esports classes and joining esports organizations and leagues that will allow students to improve their gaming skills, while also networking with tech companies, reports Delece Smith-Barrow of The Hechinger Report.

After attending a Sweet 16 party, students were told they couldn’t return to school and would need to learn online for two weeks, reports Akron Beacon Journal’s Jennifer Pignolet.

Seattle TimesHannah Furfaro and Dahlia Bazzaz take a look at why Washington state’s school reopening guidelines are more cautious than the widely inconsistent guidelines nationwide.

Linda Conner Lambeck of the Connecticut Post dives into the state’s school-based arrests data.

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