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Friday, June 4, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, June 4, 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

Big Education Ape: Teacher Tom: Teacher Tom's Play Summit is Here: Together, Let's Turn This World Around -

Teacher Tom's Play Summit Speaker Highlight: Laleña Garcia via @YouTube

Teacher Tom: The Worst Idea We've Ever Had -

Do Children Have a Right to Play? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Proposed Ohio Senate Budget Reduces House-Approved Increase in Public School Funding, Increases Voucher Amounts and Creates New School Privatization Programs | janresseger - via @janresseger

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Teacher Tom: "What Would It Be Like to Have a Society That Honored Its Young?" -

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Life in Classrooms and Philip Jackson | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

June 8th Is World Oceans Day – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Should South Carolina Ban Critical Race Theory and the 1619 Project? – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Calcasieu request denied. – Educate Louisiana - on @edlouisiana

Coveducation recap: Epic Youth Services must turn over financial records - by @ on @nondocmedia

CURMUDGUCATION: ME: Another Assault On The Church State Wall -

Steven Singer: Why Does Pittsburgh Media Treat Rightwing Propaganda as Real News? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

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Senate to vote on key bills already passed by the House - Education Votes -

Send us stories and photos demonstrating the need for school modernization via @EdVotes

Exposing the Motive for the Sudden Wave of Attacks on Schools That Teach Critical Race Theory

The American Families Plan: Potentially the Most Important Proposal for Children Ever | by Bruce Lesley | Voices4Kids | Apr, 2021 | Medium - by @BruceLesley on @First_Focus

Opinion | Tom Hanks: The Tulsa Race Massacre Is Every American's History - The New York Times -

Inside a bruising battle over a new charter school on Nashville’s west side – Tennessee Lookout - by @ on @TNLookout

Clarksville Elementary Students Sing "We Are The World" - YouTube - on @youtube

Philadelphia chief of charter schools leaves to become D.C. state superintendent - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

What's Up with the Sudden Attacks on Schools That Teach Critical Race Theory? - LA Progressive -

Report Details How Black Girls are Disproportionately Affected by Covid-19 and Systemic Racism | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

U.S. Department of Education NEWS -

U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Seeks Information on the Nondiscriminatory Administration of School Discipline | U.S. Department of Education -

Statement from the U.S. Department of Education on the Status of Recognition of Nine Accrediting Agencies and Withdrawal of Recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools | U.S. Department of Education -

Biden Administration Launches COVID-19 College Challenge to Get More Young People Vaccinated | U.S. Department of Education -

High school teacher resigns after being told he can't discuss Capitol riot in class

After a passionate speech and public resignation, a Yuba City teacher hopes to see change in the school district via @ABC10

Visit from US education secretary brings sizable sum — and chance for change

Most Popular Posts Of The Week | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Paterson teachers union demands better learning conditions as schools prepare to reopen

Vaccines and Improved Covid Tests Could Aid U.S. School Reopenings

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

Students to lead discussion with Philadelphia superintendent on issues facing the district

Spokane, Wash. Middle School Gives Class Cotton Picking Assignment. Black Kids in the Class Are Like, 'Uh...No.'

After S.F. teachers union vote to support Israel boycott, Jewish families question if students will feel safe

State Education Board Passes Resolution On Teaching Race | Georgia Public Broadcasting -

Tennessee Supreme Court hears arguments in fight over state's controversial school voucher program - via @tennessean

25 states have introduced personal finance education bills this year - by csreinicke on @CNBC

The History Behind the Next Landmark School Choice Case| National Catholic Register

NYPD interventions for emotionally distressed students on the rise - Chalkbeat New York - on chalkbeat

GOP bills would restrict teaching of race, bias in schools | Local Education | - on @madisondotcom

Bowser nominates D.C. state superintendent of education, Christina Grant - The Washington Post -

Lisa Jones, Ph.D., a renowned Black chemist, turned down a job with UNC after the school refused to grant Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure. Faculty from the chemistry department warned school officials this could be the start of a trend.

Ed Notes Online: Former UFT High-Up reveals thinking about Dem Progressives, echoing Pelosi and Dem Center-right - Prep for Attack on opposition next year -

Ed Notes Online: NYC Mayoral Race: A Hit Job on Stringer? New Revelations from The Intercept and Rising -

Football Coach Is Replaced After He Forced Student to Eat Pork, Lawyer Says

Top teachers union launches seven-figure ad buy backing school reopening

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

JUN 02

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

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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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