Thursday, January 28, 2021


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Analysis | Republicans assign QAnon supporter to House education committee — and top Democrats blast the move

Philadelphia plans hybrid school reopening next month - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

Why Didn’t Delaware Get Pandemic EBT Nutrition Benefits For This School Year? | Exceptional Delaware - via @ExcptlDelaware

Democrats’ plan to fight child poverty: Monthly cash for kids

'She is going to confront her lies': Parkland parent rips Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

L.A.-area elementary schools could reach threshold for reopening in two to three weeks, Ferrer says

NYC education panel blocks gifted testing contract in stunning rebuke to mayor

NYC’s public school enrollment drops by 43,000 -- 4% decline steepest among younger students

Schools Can Be Safe, the C.D.C. Says

OPINION: Creating a more equitable high school experience means hands-on, hard work and a long-term commitment

In Memorium for those we have lost to COVID-19 - SF PUBLIC SCHOOL MOM - by @alimcollins

Chicago Public Schools suspends in-person learning as possible teachers strike looms

AFT Reacts To Governor’s Plan To Re-Open Schools -

D.C. Public Schools are set to reopen Monday. What about charter schools?

Northern Virginia schools begin vaccinating staff, plan tentative return to classrooms

Texas plans to test for lead in schools’ drinking water for the first time | The Texas Tribune - by @erinmdouglas23 on @TexasTribune

Florida Teachers Face Setback In Fight For Safe Schools

Gauger-Cobbs In Christina School District Completely Closed Due To Covid

NC public schools losing students during COVID-19 pandemic | Charlotte Observer - on theobserver

CPS calls off in-person classes again Thursday as only 14% of teachers report to schools; Board of Ed president says another strike ‘would be devastating’ - Chicago Tribune - via @chicagotribune

Philly plans to reopen some schools in February - WHYY -

COVID-19 May Energize Push for School Choice in States. Where That Leads Is Unclear - by @andrewujifusa on @educationweek

Union to teachers: Montclair schools taking us to court over refusal to return - via @montclairlocal

Enrollment in NYC schools is down 4% amid the pandemic - Chalkbeat New York - on chalkbeat

Few dyslexic students benefiting from an online tool that’s costing Texas millions - via @dallasnews

NC school board members clash over how to teach history and whether the US is racist

California public schools suffer record enrollment drop | CalMatters - via @CalMatters

NY special ed administrator faked letters to parents, changed docs - via @usatoday

Texas schools need to show efforts in finding missing students to secure millions in funding, some lawmakers say - via @dallasnews

Iowa: Act NOW to Save Your Public Schools! | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Shocker: NYC Education Board Rejects Mayor’s Plan to Test 4-Year-Olds for Gifted Program | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Big Education Ape: Iowa: Act NOW to Save Your Public Schools! | Diane Ravitch's blog -

Big Education Ape: Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona, Connecticut Hedge Funds, and Human Capital – Wrench in the Gears -

Big Education Ape: We Need a Democratic Approach to Reimagining Schools—Asking People, Not Billionaires and Ideologues, What They Want | Ed Politics -

Big Education Ape: Biden's first big Covid test: Keeping parents of school kids from losing it - POLITICO -

Big Education Ape: The Whole Truth About Kids, School, and COVID-19 - The Atlantic -

Big Education Ape: Teacher Tom: The Radical Idea of Treating Children Like People -

Big Education Ape: Farewell to the SAT! We Hope. | Diane Ravitch's blog -

Big Education Ape: Reopening a Can of Worms – Have You Heard -

Big Education Ape: THE BURDEN OF PROOF – Dad Gone Wild -

Big Education Ape: CURMUDGUCATION: New Horizons in Workplace Surveillance -

Big Education Ape: New Rankings Place UK Education Dean Among Top Education Policy Influencers | UKNow -

Big Education Ape: A VERY BUSY DAY Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 -

Big Education Ape: CHECK IT OUT: DIANE ON A ROLL TODAY - Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all #REDFORED #tbats #COVID-19 #REOPENSCHOOLSSAFELY #VACCINATETEACHERS -

State Senator Dave Lawson Wants Smyrna Superintendent Patrik Williams To Resign | Exceptional Delaware
State Senator Dave Lawson Wants Smyrna Superintendent Patrik Williams To Resign State Senator Dave Lawson is calling for Smyrna Superintendent Patrik Williams to resign. Lawson reached out to the Smyrna Education Association, the Smyrna School District Board of Education, and Delaware Secretary of Education Dr. Susan Bunting asking for their help in getting Williams to resign. He will reportedly


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