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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, June 2, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH

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A Day of Action: Educators Pledge to Teach the Truth  | Zinn Education Project - via @ZinnEdProject

President Biden Proposes to Offer Extra Title I Grants as Incentives to Encourage States to Do Justice | janresseger - via @janresseger

Here’s the Truth Behind the Right-Wing Attacks on Critical Race Theory | Ed Politics -

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

Education Research Report: Scientists say active early learning shapes the adult brain -

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

Know Your State Astroturf Parent/Education Groups - on @NancyEBailey1

LA Progressive: Where Did the Federal Government’s Charter School Program Go Wrong? | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

SUPERHERO THEME MUSIC – Dad Gone Wild - via @norinrad10

Pittsburgh Media Runs Right Wing Propaganda About Public Schools As If It Were Real News | gadflyonthewallblog - via @StevenSinger3

Education Research Report: Scientists say active early learning shapes the adult brain -

Wednesday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopenings | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Uncle Bobbie's Presents: "Advancing Racial Literacies in Teacher Education" | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

Are You Committed To Marginalize Instead Of Cultivate The Black Mind? - Philly's 7th Ward -

Memorial Day | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

Illinois Tier 2 teacher pension time-bomb remains ticking, Senator Martwick. – Fred Klonsky - via @fklonsky

Go Here for the Best Blog Posts on the Internet | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Janresseger: Bill and Melinda Will Divorce, But the Gates Brand of Venture Philanthropy Will Continue On | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Stinking Thinking Monetizes Dyslexia! | tultican - on @wordpressdotcom

Responding to the call for submissions for a portrait of the governor of Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo. – Fred Klonsky - via @fklonsky

Illinois Senate passes elected school board for Chicago, over the objections of Mayor Lori Lightfoot - Chicago Tribune - via @chicagotribune

Cultural affirmation, not punishment may reduce harm to Black girls in schools, researchers assert - Graduate School of Education - University at Buffalo -

How Many Letters Are There, Secretary Cardona? | by Ira David Socol | Educate. | Apr, 2021 | Medium - by @irasocol on @educate_pub

Semi-Charmed Kind of Life (part one): Who kids are…and what kids need from us | by Ira David Socol | Age of Awareness | Medium - by @irasocol on @AoA_Pub

The College Admissions Crucible | The New Yorker -

Forbidding Remote Learning: Why Some Schools Won't Offer a Virtual Option This Fall - by @cgewertz on @educationweek

Targeting 'Critical Race Theory,' Republicans Rattle American Schools - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Covid Shuttered Schools Everywhere. So Why Was the ‘She-cession’ Worse in the U.S.? - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Council members push agenda to stem gun violence among Philadelphia youth via @ChalkbeatPHL

100 Scholars: Our Democracy is at Risk | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Liberty University in turmoil as students protest against continuing relationship with Trump: report

NAACP president: Biden’s plan to tackle racial wealth gap must address student debt crisis

Wilberforce University Cancels Student Debt for Graduating Class

Students Build Websites to Commemorate Black Wall Street Businesses That Were Destroyed During the Tulsa Race Massacre

As school year wraps up, COVID-19 cases down; Supt. Lewis announces final year

Can California Withstand A Teacher Retirement Boom?

UC-AFT Teaching Faculty Rally and Press Conference -- Contract Expiratio... via @YouTube

The History You Didn't Learn | The Overlooked Stories of America's Black Wall Streets | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

NYC charter schools take different paths on vaccine mandates, remote learning for fall

Top Loudoun school officials defend equity work against charges of ‘critical race theory’

Republicans Plan to Steal 2024 Election | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

OPINION: A college health doctor and teacher/coach see hopeful signs for the pandemic generation as they face whatever is next - via @hechingerreport

Special education: Beneficial to many, harmful to others - on @BrookingsInst

Mining tax proposal would bring 'meaningful revenue' to education in Nevada - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper - by @@John__Sadler on @LasVegasSun

31 states don't require schools to teach about the Holocaust. Some laws are changing that - CNN -

Florida Becomes Seventh State to Ban Transgender Athletes From Girls' Sports as DeSantis Signs Bill - on @newsweek

An elections bill casualty: most schools won’t get funded for virtual learning next year unless the education commissioner acts - via @dallasnews

They Kept Schools Running as Covid Raged: ‘We Had to Be Here’ - The New York Times -

Latino community coalition calls for delay in Denver schools superintendent vote via @ChalkbeatCO

The Fight to Teach Asian American History

Utah State Board of Education is set to consider a ban on teaching critical race theory


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