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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Dallas schools move to rewrite disciplinary rules that hit Black students hardest

Education Research Report: Minority Student and Teaching Assistant Interactions in STEM -

City officials expand free internet access to Philadelphia prekindergarten students - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

USDA Moves To Feed Millions Of Children Over The Summer via @kpcc

NYC Educator: UFT Executive Board April 26, 2021--Summer School, ERI, Retiree Health Care -

Homeroom: When Divorced Parents Have Different Rules

Biden to Expand Free Lunch Program to Provide Meals for 34 Million Students Throughout the Summer

NOLA Public Schools COVID-19 cases dip; 169 in quarantine

Online gallery showcases art by children with autism

COMIC: 'Place Of Peace And Security': Bringing The Library Home During The Pandemic

College Accounts at Birth: State Efforts Raise New Hopes

Less than half of expected L.A pupils returned in first week; then numbers improved

No, Virginia is not moving to eliminate advanced high school math classes

Meet the finalists for the 2021 Washington Post Principal and Teacher of the Year awards

Children’s National doctors warn they’re seeing more children with self-harm-related injuries

D.C. is expanding in-person learning. But most of the new seats will be in the city’s wealthiest schools.

COLUMN: Higher education is the key to the new infrastructure system we need

TEACHER VOICE: Don’t avoid discussing race with your students

From admissions to teaching to grading, AI is infiltrating higher education

Curmudgucation: To Choice Advocates: Some Questions | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Court hears arguments over Newark charter schools | NJ Spotlight News - via @njspotlight

GOP mega-donor's private school announces 'policy not to employ' vaccinated teachers

Justices doubtful on California donor-disclosure requirement

‘Get it done’: Rural Oklahoma schools are a labor of love via @nondocmedia

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit that sought to block transgender female athletes from competing in girls high school sports in Connecticut - Hartford Courant - via @hartfordcourant

Asian-American group wants inclusion in cultural curriculum - by @nypmetro on @nypost

Parents Want Schools To Face Burden Of Proof In IEP Disputes

Prosecutors: Superintendent lied about contacting witnesses - on @ap

Philly school board votes not to renew Black-led charter schools despite outcry -

Inslee signs ban on Native American school mascots | - on KING5Seattle

Retention stipends likely ahead for VCSC employees | Local News | - by @ on @tribstar

Senate passes bill banning teaching of critical race theory in Idaho schools | KBOI - on @CBS2Boise

De Blasio’s budget would earmark $500M for testing and tutoring - Chalkbeat New York - on chalkbeat

New Jersey’s Top Court Tackles Charter School Expansion

Federal officials are urging states to focus on finding homeless students with new stimulus money - Chalkbeat - on chalkbeat

Dallas schools move to rewrite disciplinary rules that hit Black students hardest

Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State Compares - by @madeline_will on @educationweek

Radnor students protest to keep ‘Raider’ name amid debate over Native American mascots - via @PhillyInquirer

The Anchorage School Board has passed anti-racism and instructional equity policies. What happens next? - Anchorage Daily News - by @adndotcom

Transgender and Nonbinary Teens Share Their Stories in New Book Series

Full Vaccinated People Can Stop Wearing Masks Outdoors, Unless in Crowded Spaces

Big Education Ape: Education Research Report: Reading Skills of Fourth-Graders Performing Below NAEP Basic -

Big Education Ape: Texas: Stand Together Against the Voracious Charter Industry | Diane Ravitch's blog -

Big Education Ape: Principals Show Bias in Responses to Black parents, New Study Finds | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

Big Education Ape: Push to bar trans students from school sports hits legal roadblock | -

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Missouri Times: Stop the Demolition of Public Schools: They Belong to the Public | Diane Ravitch's blog
Missouri Times: Stop the Demolition of Public Schools: They Belong to the Public The Misssouri Times is a generally right of center newspaper, But it believes in the promise of public schools and recognizes that the latest push for charters and vouchers is rank privatization funded by wealthy elites. After thirty years of pouring billions into charters and vouchers, there is no reason to believe
CURMUDGUCATION: FL: Private School Says No Vaccine For Staff
FL: Private School Says No Vaccine For Staff Centner Academy (Miami's premiere private school for the leaders of tomorrow) has informed parents by letter that the staff and teachers are not to get vaccinated for Covid-19. The letter indicates that "we ask any employee who has not yet taken the experimental COVID-19 injection, to wait until the end of the school year." That sounds almost mild, un
WHO DO WE WANT THEM TO BE WHEN THEY GROW UP? “The time has arrived when patience becomes a crime and mayhem appears garbed in a manner of virtue” ― Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes I’m going to let you in on a little secret this morning. For some, it’ll be deeply disturbing. Others will nod and say, “About time you catch up to reality.” Regardless, here it is, the chasm between what happ


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