Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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Illinois House fires warning shot at Chicago Teachers Pension Fund - https://www.chicagobusiness.com/node/950066

High-achieving schools connote risks for adolescents: Problems documented, processes implicated, and directions for interventions - PubMed - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31697105/

Choosing Democracy: CRUZ Reynoso : A Leader in Civil Rights Law - http://choosingdemocracy.blogspot.com/2021/05/cruz-reynosa-rip.html

NYC Educator: UFT Executive Board May 10, 2021--City Not Cooperating on ERI, and Two Junior Bloombergs Want to Be Mayor - http://nyceducator.com/2021/05/uft-executive-board-may-10-2021-city.html

Philadelphia’s public schools welcome back students in sixth through ninth grade - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2021/5/10/22429718/philadelphias-public-schools-welcome-back-students-in-sixth-through-ninth-grade on chalkbeat

Tuesday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopenings | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=117494 on @Larryferlazzo

Education Research Report: Positive effects of preschool program on children's achievement, grade retention, and special education through tenth grade - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/

Homeroom: My Kid’s School Is Full of Cheats http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheAtlantic/~3/rPihvY3IzXI/

Biden ends Trump ban on pandemic aid for undocumented college students https://www.politico.com/news/2021/05/11/biden-pandemic-aid-undocumented-college-students-486997

FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for kids 12 to 15 https://www.politico.com/news/2021/05/10/vaccine-pfizer-teens-authorized-486677

California has a staggering $75.7B budget surplus https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2021/05/10/california-has-a-staggering-757b-budget-surplus-1381195

Bill Gates' association with Jeffrey Epstein may have been a factor in Melinda seeking divorce https://www.salon.com/2021/05/10/bill-melinda-gates-jeffrey-epstein-divorce/

White Fragility Results in 2 Black Boys Being Pulled from Class at Their Oklahoma Elementary Schools for Wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’ Shirts https://www.theroot.com/white-fragility-results-in-2-black-boys-being-pulled-fr-1846863005

Texas public schools couldn’t require critical race theory lessons under bill given initial House approval https://www.texastribune.org/2021/05/11/critical-race-theory-texas-schools-legislature/

Resuming in-person learning at Texas schools last fall accelerated spread of COVID-19, study says https://www.texastribune.org/2021/05/10/texas-schools-coronavirus-increase-study/

COVID-19 cases tied to schools inch back down https://thelensnola.org/2021/05/10/covid-19-cases-tied-to-schools-inch-back-down/

SUNY and CUNY Students Must Get Covid Vaccines, Cuomo Says https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/10/world/covid-vaccine-suny-cuny-cuomo.html

Warren, Sanders Call For Expanding Food Aid To College Students http://feeds.scpr.org/~r/893KpccSouthernCaliforniaNews-Education/~3/xb6W96ypnEM/

How many high school students will come back in the fall? Dismal return rate raises alarms http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/JJdDsaIH7NA/alarming-7-percent-lausd-high-schoolers-back-open-campuses

When can 12- to 15-year-olds start getting COVID-19 vaccines? What we know http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/stLlbszATkA/12-to-15-year-olds-getting-covid-19-vaccines-what-we-know

Western Heights Schools board ratifies lawsuit against State Board of Education https://nondoc.com/2021/05/11/western-heights-schools-board-ratifies-lawsuit-against-state-board-of-education/ via @nondocmedia

Sacramento Parents Are Concerned About Children Falling Behind, COVID-19 Poll Finds https://www.capradio.org/articles/2021/05/10/sacramento-parents-are-concerned-about-children-falling-behind-covid-19-poll-finds/

Indianapolis summer schools are beefing up paychecks to woo teachers - Chalkbeat Indiana - https://in.chalkbeat.org/2021/5/10/22425355/indianapolis-summer-school-teachers#new_tab on chalkbeat

House Republicans press Biden Education secretary on reopening outreach https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/552651-house-republicans-press-biden-education-secretary-on-reopening

Catholic Schools Are Losing Students at Record Rates, and Hundreds Are Closing - WSJ - https://www.wsj.com/articles/catholic-schools-are-losing-students-at-record-rates-and-hundreds-are-closing-11620651600#new_tab by @iglovett on @WSJ

Board of Regents call on school districts to acknowledge racism in America | The Daily Gazette - https://dailygazette.com/2021/05/10/board-of-regents-call-on-school-districts-to-acknowledge-racism-in-america/#new_tab on @dgazette

Mad River school board member resigns from state association presidency after comments on systemic racism - https://www.daytondailynews.com/local/mad-river-school-board-member-resigns-from-state-association-presidency-after-comments-on-systemic-racism/V3MWTQMDVJHN7M554T4HRRHWBU/#new_tab on @dayton-daily-news

Elizabeth Warren calls for larger child care investment in Biden's infrastructure plan - CNNPolitics - https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/10/politics/elizabeth-warren-child-care-infrastructure-cnntv/index.html#new_tab

The home-schooling bump – Investigative Reporting Workshop - https://investigativereportingworkshop.org/?p=23882

US schools fight to keep students amid fear of dropout surge - https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-health-education-1b0eb720342a1978383c703e5a001a90#new_tab on @ap

Shanker Blog: The Great Divergence In State Education Spending | National Education Policy Center
Shanker Blog: The Great Divergence In State Education Spending When we talk about K-12 education spending inequality, we're usually talking about differences in resources between high- and low-poverty districts within states. But spending levels also vary between states, and that too matters for overall spending inequality in the U.S. How has this changed over the past 25 years? In other words,
A VERY BUSY DAY Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 #tBATs
Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 A VERY BUSY DAY Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2021/05/this-week-in-education-larry-f
NewBlackMan (in Exile) NewBlackMan (in Exile) TODAY Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK WITH NEWBLACKMAN (IN EXILE) - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2021/05/this-week-with-newblackman-in-exile-blm_8.html The Quarantine Tapes 188: Tracy K Smith by Mark Anthony Neal / 13h “I am someone who has been eager to bring the vocabulary of justice and anti-racism into the different contexts that I inhabit, an
A Warning on Privatization – Tennessee Education Report
A WARNING ON PRIVATIZATION T his article originally appeared in The Progressive . In 2012, Tennessee’s began a scheme known as the Achievement School District, or ASD. The goal was simple and bold: Take a handful of schools in the bottom 5 percent of student achievement, according to state test scores, and move those schools into the top 25 percent in student achievement in just five years. This
Randi Weingarten Out Foxes Fox - Turns Tables on Martha MacCallum, Presses Her About Election ‘Misinformation’ - DAILY BEAST,
Randi Weingarten Turns Tables on Martha MacCallum, Presses Her About Election ‘Misinformation Fox Guest Turns Tables on Host, Presses Her About Election ‘Misinformation’ Watch the latest video at foxnews.com American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten turned an already testy Fox News interview into an extremely heated affair on Monday when she pressed anchor Martha MacCallum about
Teacher Tom: Where Community Begins
Where Community Begins Several years ago, I was passing a table at which four boys were eating snack. They were discussing a classmate, a boy with sensory challenges that often manifested in ways that disturbed and even hurt his classmates. One of them said as I passed, "He's a bad guy." That stopped me in my tracks. "Yeah," a friend replied, "He's a real bad guy." And another, "He hurts me all
NEPC: Five Myths About Teaching | Diane Ravitch's blog
NEPC: Five Myths About Teaching The National Education Policy Center is a think tank known for its incisive reviews, studies, and reports. In this post, it demolishes five myths about teaching. Myth 1: Evaluating teachers based on student test results is fair, objective, and effective. Wrong. Myth 2: We’d get better performance out of teachers CONTINUE READING: NEPC: Five Myths About Teaching |
ANDRE PERRY: If you don’t want critical race theory to exist, stop being racist - The Hechinger Report
COLUMN: If you don’t want critical race theory to exist, stop being racist COLUMN: If you don’t want critical race theory to exist, stop being racist Conservatives campaigning against critical race theory are making it even more popular Conservative legislators across the country are passing laws to ban books and courses that espouse critical race theory — scholarship born in the 1970s that exami
PROPOSED RULES OF ENGAGEMENT “Though [Abraham Lincoln] never would travel to Europe, he went with Shakespeare’s kings to Merry England; he went with Lord Byron poetry to Spain and Portugal. Literature allowed him to transcend his surroundings.” ― Doris Kearns Goodwin When I first started bartending, it was drilled into my head that discussions around politics or religion were not welcome at a ba
CURMUDGUCATION: Do Americans Overwhelmingly Hate "Woke" Policies?
Do Americans Overwhelmingly Hate "Woke" Policies? You may recall that Parents Defending Education recently burst on the scene as the latest education astroturf, this time tilted hard right . Their battle against "indoctrination" in schools now includes a new weapon--a poll, which they're touting under the headline "Americans Overwhelmingly Reject 'Woke' Race and Gender Policies in K-12 Education


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