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Thursday, June 3, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Thursday, June 3, 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

Chicago Ends Arne Duncan’s Failed Strategy of “Turnaround” and “Disruption” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

New Hampshire: Why We Need Equitably-Funded Public Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Education Research Report: FDA Authorizes Marketing of Diagnostic Aid for Autism Spectrum Disorder -

CURMUDGUCATION: The Gig Economy Has Issues -

Wash. Post Publishes My Commentary On “Accelerated Learning” & “Learning Loss” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Education Matters: Governor DeSantis's blatant cruelty -

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

Remote Instruction in My Family | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Understanding the Conservative Backlash against Critical Race Theory (and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives) – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Where Communities Go To College – Have You Heard -

Wishing a Classmate Would Say “No to Racism”

New York: Oppose Charter School Cap Increase | Dissident Voice -

Column: Who will fill Eli Broad's philanthropic shoes? How about nobody?

SPI Announces New P-EBT Program - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) -

A charter school comeback? Top NYC candidates support the alternative schools -

UNC mega-donor Walter Hussman denies exerting pressure over Hannah-Jones hiring | NC Policy Watch - by @JoekillianPW on @ncpolicywatch

New Duke University study: Big, unresolved problems continue to plague NC's school voucher program | The Progressive Pulse - via @ncpolicywatch

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

iFoster Phone Program for Foster Youth Critical

Teenagers in The Times: May 2021 - The New York Times - on @nytimes

San Antonio, Texas educator victimized for advocating safety speaks out on her firing

Top UNC Journalism Donor Outed as Being Against the University Hiring Nikole Hannah-Jones Over 1619 Project

NOLA Public Schools expands vaccine program to 12-year-olds

8 coaches forced a high school football player to violate his faith and eat pork as teammates watched

High School Valedictorian Swaps Speech To Speak Out Against Texas' New Abortion Law

The School Has Left The Building: The Making Of A Pandemic Yearbook

Perspective | The kind of teaching kids need right now

Role of police in responding to NYC students’ mental health crises has grown: report

A Stanford Student Mocked the Federalist Society. It Jeopardized His Graduation.

High School Football Coaches Suspended After Teen Is Forced to Eat Pork, Lawyer Says

Troubled school construction agency needs supervision, report says

Colleges Say Students Must Get a Covid Vaccine. But No, Not That One.

Barack and Michelle Obama Are Bringing a ‘Civics Remix’ in New Kids Series for Netflix

S.F. schools see enrollment drop as families flee the district - on @sfchronicle

Indiana private schools will soon include virtual option - via @indystar

McKinley football player to sue Canton schools for religious violation - via @cantonrepdotcom

More San Diego Unified students missed classes, received poor grades during COVID

New ruling says public dollars can go to religious schools - VTDigger - by @loladuffort on @vtdigger

Budget proposal would ease testing requirements for California teachers via @edsource

Kentucky bill would limit school discussions of critical race theory - via @courierjournal

America's schools are falling into disrepair with no solution in sight, experts say via @nbcnews

Chances grow that Supreme Court will take up Maine’s ban on religious school funding - via @bangordailynews

South Kingstown School Committee claims woman has filed 200+ public records requests | -

Leaked documents show Baltimore high schoolers perform math, reading at grade school level | WBFF - on

With 10 charter schools now allowed, West Virginia Academy aims to be state's first | WCHS - on @wchs8fox11

Columbus City Schools joins lawsuit against Ohio EdChoice vouchers - via @DispatchAlerts

Ranked Choice Poll Mess/NYC Mayoral Race | JD2718 - on @wordpressdotcom

Infrastructure plan would create plenty of jobs, but who will do them?

New mining tax approved, revenue will fund schools | Nevada Current - by @ on @nevadacurrent

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

JUN 01

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

MAY 31

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

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