Member Stories

#tellEWA Member Stories (Sept. 25 – Oct. 1)
Here's what we're reading by EWA members this week:

In his new series, The Atlantic’s Adam Harris profiles the students who desegregated American schools.

In recent years, a number of politically appointed public university boards have used their broad powers to wade into contentious territory that often splits along partisan lines, reports a team from The Chronicle of Higher Education.

EdSurge’s Rebecca Koenig covers a new effort to gather data on COVID-19 cases from elementary and secondary schools throughout the country.

Cameron Probert of Tri-City Herald covers the challenges facing child care centers as they move from taking care of students before and after school to stepping in as impromptu classrooms for distance learning.

A hacker published documents containing private student information stolen from a large public school district in Las Vegas after officials refused a ransom demanded in return for unlocking district computer servers, reports Tawnell D. Hobbs of The Wall Street Journal.

Meghan Mangrum of The Tennessean reports on the remote learning challenges facing families, and their thoughts on sending their children back into the classroom.

For most families and educators, the first weeks of the new school year — done through distance learning — have been anything but simple, reports Salem Statesman Journal’s Natalie Pate.

Houston Chronicle’s Shelby Webb covers two Texas school districts that canceled remote-learning options entirely after students struggled to turn in work.

While parents are voicing concerns about virtual learning for kindergarten, they’re also praising the city schools for improvements, reports Billy Jean Louis of Charlottesville Tomorrow.

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