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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, June 15, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform

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

Ohio: Proof That High School Students Are Smarter Than Legislators | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

NYC Public School Parents: Adams' comments on class size, remote learning and year-round schooling; and Maya Wiley and Danny Dromm on the ensuing controversy -

Janresseger: Eliminating Federal Charter Schools Program Would Curb Academic and Financial Abuses by Charter Operators | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Education Research Report: School choice report: Significant methodological weaknesses and flaws that render the report useless -


Black Principals: A Bridge for Black Teachers - Philly's 7th Ward -

Why Has Teacher-Directed Instruction Largely Remained Stable over the Past Century? (Part 4) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

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Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - on @Larryferlazzo

Department of Education Updates Series of Student Aid Quarterly Data Reports | U.S. Department of Education -

Teacher Tom: "The Secret of Good Teaching is to Control the Environment Instead of the Children" -

The End of the Line, 2020-21 | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

Public Money Used to Increase Segregated Charter Schools | Dissident Voice -

Chris Lubienski: Why Do Markets Produce Standardization? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Teachers report spring school reopenings were exhausting and unproductive via @edsource

Arizona schools report inaccurate civil rights data, violate federal law - via @ArizCIR

NYC Educator: UFT Executive Board June 14, 2021--Hybrid DA Proposal -

Schools Matter: "We, the undersigned educators, refuse to lie to young people . . ." -

Teachers’ stress exceeded other workers’ this year: survey - Chalkbeat - on chalkbeat

Aspire ERES students, staff say goodbye to their shuttered Fruitvale charter school - via @Oaklandside

Martin. Super and EA Letter (FINAL Formatted) - June 10 2021 | Government | Politics - on @Scribd

Private schools are the real college admissions scandal. -

As long Covid affects more kids, doctors can't predict who is at risk - by @cooney_liz on @statnews

The impact of anticipated reward upon cross-age tutoring. - PsycNET -

Is critical race theory taking over your school board? A national organization could be why via @nbcnews

“Students Reimagine Education” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Homeroom: How to Make Summer Learning Fun

As Oklahoma Schools Risk Management Trust folds, districts on hook for obligations via @nondocmedia

OU: Releasing reports on sexual misconduct, donor data ‘serve the public’s curiosity – not its interest’ via @nondocmedia

A Fading Coal County Bets on Schools, but There’s One Big Hitch - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Boeing tested air purifiers like those widely used in schools. It decided not to use them in planes

Texas teachers and students, tell us how race and racism are taught in school

Can Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine save Audubon Middle School (and its students)?

Op-Ed: The learning loss is believable. It was already worse than we knew

Though mask mandate optional for schools, confusion and controversy linger

NYC students weigh in on school reopening, supporting LGBTQ students in chat with U.S. Education Secretary

Here’s how right-wing media ignited hysteria over critical race theory – and it’s ripping communities apart

Education Research Report: How Reading and Mathematics Performance at Age 15 Relate to Life Outcomes at Age 19 -

Ed Notes Online: Demands - No gatekeepers, All access to providers - from COMRO - Council of Municipal Retiree Organizations of New York City -

Boom in once-rare online school programs could reshape Minnesota education

‘Fort Worth kids are in trouble.’ Report IDs stark inequity in access to good schools.

‘Indoctrination’ task force seeks Boise education records. The cost could top $100,000

In seismic shift, a lottery might govern admission to Boston’s exam schools - The Boston Globe - on @BostonGlobe

Fla. governor signs bill requiring moment for school prayer - on @ap

CPS' unions support incentives, not a mandate, for COVID-19 vaccines - via @enquirer

Judge grants unions' injunction over ‘Paycheck Protection Act’ as it was about to go into effect - WV MetroNews

Springfield teacher called student names over unicorn cupcake argument - via @springfieldNL

Lawsuit uses tax dollars to sue taxpayers | Columnists | - on @paducahsunnews

NH House negotiators agree to abortion ban, school vouchers - on @conmonitornews

Bullying, PAR, Frame-up & The SFUSD CTC Crimes Against Teachers With Mar... via @YouTube

San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) Data Analysis -


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CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Summer Break Begins Edition (6/13)
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Summer Break Begins Edition (6/13) Summer Break Begins Edition This weekend marks the beginning of summer break for all the staff here at the Institute (I, of course, am either always or never on break, depending on how you look at it). We have not quite hit our stride yet, but I'm sure it's coming. In the meantime, here are a few things for you to read from the week. Is th

JUN 12

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Big Education Ape TOP POSTS THIS WEEK 6/12/21 PLEASE EXCUSE THE TEMPORARY FORMAT CHANGE I suffered a severe sinus infection from allergies which affected my vision. I am having trouble focusing. I went to my doc and she assured me it was temporary. 😊 Hope to be back to normal soon!!!! Biden promised to end federal funding of for-profit charter schools. A new report explains how they operate. - T

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