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THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, June 21, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform

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Father’s Day 2021: A Reminder to Read Aloud to Your Children | Live Long and Prosper -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Stats on King County Children and COVID Vaccination -

CURMUDGUCATION: Things My Father Taught Me -

Education Matters: The trans athlete and CRT ban fall under the G.O.P's umbrella of destroy public education. -

Choosing Democracy: Return, Recover and Reimagine: Toward a Renaissance in America’s Public ... -

Questions about the specialized high school admissions process from a specialized high school teacher. Part I | Gary Rubinstein's Blog - via @garyrubinstein

School Finance Expert Demonstrates Flaws in Ohio Senate’s Proposed School Funding Formula | janresseger - via @janresseger

Teacher Tom: The Children Tell Me They Would Rather Be Outside -

The Man Who Turned “Critical Race Theory” into a Red-Hot Political Issue | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

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No Respecter of Black Bodies: Neither the Living or the Dead - Philly's 7th Ward -

The 2021 Pride Power 100 | City & State NY -

Ed Notes Online: Charters will be the big winner unless Wiley wins (Stringer and Morales too, but unlikely) -

Betsy DeVos Is Subsidizing the News About Education on Many Radio Stations | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

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

EdAction in Congress June 21, 2021 - Education Votes -

A Story about My Dad and My Refrigerator | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

Critical race theory education: How past curriculum panics foreshadowed this summer’s legislation. - on @slate

Join letter calling for pathways to citizenship for immigrants and their families via @EdVotes

Blame it on critical race theory. – Fred Klonsky - via @fklonsky

What Happens When A Kansas School Board Uses YouTube For Meetings And Someone Dishes Up Bad Science

MAP: Legislation on critical race theory in schools - Chalkbeat - on chalkbeat

Foreword to Ungrading - Alfie Kohn -

Brian Franklin : Texas Republicans take aim at history this Juneteenth. It could backfire. - by NBCNews on @NBCNews

Newly digitized OU Daily archives offer a window into university's identity - by @ on @nondocmedia

Supreme Court upholds NCAA antitrust challenge on athlete compensation

UNC Journalism School Tried To Give Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure. A Top Donor Objected

George Clooney's New Cause: A Public High School in Los Angeles

Column: Many California kids can't access Wi-Fi for schoolwork. Newsom wants the state to step up

A Real Alamo

McAuliffe is clearer than Youngkin on Virginia schools funding, but Maryland bests both of them

PROOF POINTS: Why parental consent often isn’t required in education research

OPINION: After bracing for the worst during pandemic schooling, we found hope and value in outdoor learning

Tennessee school board member freaks out over anti-racism lessons: ‘You hate white men and white little boys and Christians’

California high schoolers hurl tortillas at Hispanic athletes during basketball playoff: report

Segregation is getting worse in most large US cities: report

“Key Takeaways from the 2020/2021 School Year” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Schools Matter: Corporate Welfare Charter Kingpins Try to Buy a New NYC Mayor -

‘Millions upon millions’ in employer-funded education benefits go unused

Frustration Grows Among Hawaii Parents Who Aren’t Ready To Send Their Kids Back To Class - Honolulu Civil Beat - via @civilbeat

Kindergarten enrollment has declined, but experts say not to hold kids back - via @hechingerreport

WV Supreme Court resuscitates suit over principal confronting transgender student in bathroom | Education | - on @wvgazettemail

George Clooney, Eva Longoria, Don Cheadle and More Stars to Fund LA High School to Create ‘Diverse’ Pipeline for Hollywood

Will it be harder for Texas to take over troubled school districts? - via @dallasnews

In Chicago’s Poorest High Schools, 20% Of Grades Were Fs | WBEZ Chicago -

School superintendents leaving their jobs in larger numbers than usual - The Washington Post -

Evers vetoes bill increasing eligibility for voucher program - on @ap

Betsy DeVos left Washington 5 months ago. Her legacy is alive and well. - POLITICO -

Child Tax Credit for Non-Filers

Who Are the Billionaires’ Picks for New York Mayor? Follow the Money. - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Messy Watkins Academy audit includes $31,896 in findings for recovery - The Highland County Press -

50-State Data Report Confirms Urgent Need to Make Game-Changing Expanded Child Tax Credit Permanent - The Annie E. Casey Foundation - via @AECFNews


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Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Big Education Ape: Teacher Tom: Teacher Tom's Play Summit is Here: Together, Let's Turn This World Around - Cheers to Dads Who Read to Their Babies and Beyond! -
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Father's Day Edition (6/20) Father's Day Edition My father is in his mid-80s, not quite as spry as he once was, but still the smartest human I know. I have a lot more to say, but I just erased a humongous paragraph because I realized it just needs to be a separate post. So let's get on to the reading for this week. I will warn you up front that there's a lot of critical rac

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