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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, June 1, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH

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CURMUDGUCATION: Why My Children Are Not Scholars -

Oklahoma: Judge Orders Charter Founders to Turn Financials Over to State | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Opposition to bill that would allow College Board/ACT to keep on selling student data | Parent Coalition for Student Privacy -

Teacher Tom: To Err Is Human, To Repair Devine -

Teacher Tom: "We Have to Liberate Ourselves First" -

Doctoring, Like Teaching, Is a Helping Profession (Joel “Yus” Merenstein) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Two Popes: Will the Incumbent and the Winner of the Democratic Primary Collaborate to Build a New Department of Education or Vie for Power? | Ed In The Apple - via @edintheapple

Jan Resseger: Time to Abolish the Federal Charter Schools Program | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Education Research Report: High school students in the United States unable to discern quality information from sham online -

Grassroots Education Network- May 2021 Newsletter - Network For Public Education - via @Network4pubEd

Our Collective Lesson Plan [On Teachers of Color In This Moment] | The Jose Vilson - via @thejlv

Class Size Matters & Shino Tanikawa Testimony on the FY 2022 budget: In Support of $250 million to lower class size | Class Size Matters | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: 36th Democrats Endorsement Committee Interviews with School Board candidates -

CURMUDGUCATION: Tulsa and Teaching History -

Closing the Digital Divide Requires Everyone to Come to the Table by Donna Rattley Washington | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

Voice of the People: Bill allows voucher schools to scam parents - via @theledger

How a national student database could cheapen the college experience -

Academic Freedom Is on the Ropes - by @@AlexanderKafka on @chronicle

Homeroom: Should I Force My Kid to Do Summer Reading?

Nation’s first school mandate on AAPI history heads to Illinois governor

“Badass Teachers” Facebook group administrators uphold ban on WSWS writer Evan Blake

Is it time to rethink the value of college?

New Report Compares State Performance Standards Using NAEP

Public colleges shock students by sending them to costly debt collection agencies

PROOF POINTS: New study shows controversial post-Katrina school reforms paid off for New Orleans

No Early Retirement Incentive This Year

Plan to reduce Advanced Placement classes at NYC’s LaGuardia High School angers students, parents

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Heated graduation speech gets Stagg Principal Nakamura booted off campus - via @recordnet

Known for its 100% college acceptance rate among seniors, Urban Prep staff say they are underpaid and face poor working conditions.

Chicago Public Schools to train students to identify and report racism and bias - Chalkbeat Chicago - on chalkbeat

Is remote learning here to stay? Many, but not all, Colorado schools will offer online classes this fall. - via @coloradosun

SFUSD lost touch with 8,800 students during the pandemic - via @sfbayview

Illinois Dramatically Limits Use of Seclusion and Face-Down Restraints in Schools — ProPublica - via @propublica

Tay Anderson to step back from ‘everyday’ duties but keep voting - Chalkbeat Colorado - on chalkbeat

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Board Meeting on Wednesday Night. -

Arizona teachers' union affiliate ripped for tone deaf 'Game of Thrones' tweet on Memorial Day weekend #FoxNews

Unpacking Nonsense: Knowledge as Commodity – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Nation’s skeletal school mental health network will be severely tested - via @hechingerreport

Why huge wave of teacher retirements won’t break schools | CalMatters

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, May 31, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Jeff Bryant: The Truth Behind Attacks on Teaching “Critical Race Theory” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch Has the South risen again? | DCGEducator: Doing The Right Thing - via @dcgmentor Critical Race Theory – Grumpy Old Teacher - via @sampsongregory Teac

MAY 30

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, May 30, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES In a Post-Covid World, Let's Pay Teachers Six Figures Tennessee Gov. Lee Unveils Plans to Usurp Local School Boards, Impose Charter Schools | by Andy Spears | May, 2021 | Medium -
CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Memorial Day Weekend Edition (5/30)
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Memorial Day Weekend Edition (5/30) Memorial Day Weekend Edition It has been a time, with a double funeral yesterday and some other little series of life adventures this week. Makes you want to shake some folks and ask, "Is this really what you want to do with your limited time on earth?" Be better. Anyway, I have a few things for you to read this week. Here's the list. Wha

MAY 29

TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, May 29, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #openonlywhensafe #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH
Big Education Ape TOP POSTS THIS WEEK 5/29/21 Biden promised to end federal funding of for-profit charter schools. A new report explains how they operate. - The Washington Post New report provides reality check on virtual schools - The Washington Post TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, May 22, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #openonlywhensafe #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edre

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