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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, June 22, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform

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EXTRA: Big 8 Ohio School Districts Protest Senate Plan for School Funding | janresseger - via @janresseger

CURMUDGUCATION: Is There Common Ground on Race and Education in Plain Sight -

Supreme court rules that Arkansas teachers pension were suckers to trust Goldman Sachs. – Fred Klonsky - via @fklonsky

Why Are Federal Funds Flowing to "White Flight" Privatized Charter Schools and Contributing to the Re-segregation of Education? - Network For Public Education - via @Network4pubEd

Who Will the Next Mayor Choose for the Next NYC School Chancellor? | Ed In The Apple - via @edintheapple

The Issue That Will Decide the NYC Mayor’s Race: Charter Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Critical Race Theory -

Education Research Report: “Framework for Equitable Instruction” supports multilingual students’ content-area learning and language development. -

Teacher Tom: "My Kids Were Born With Unschoolers' Hearts" -

Jeremy Mohler: A Promising Strategy to Build Ties Between Schools and Communities | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Keeping, Culling, and Forgetting | Blue Cereal Education -

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

Campaign to Shame Prep Schools for Teaching About Diversity Secretly Managed by Rightwing Group | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

The U.S. Has a Long History of Banning Controversial Topics and Blaming Teachers | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

U.S. Department of Education Announces Full Agenda for Equity Summit Series +Secretary Cardona Holds Virtual Listening, Learning Roundtable with Rural Youth From Across the Nation -

FCC can help equip your community for remote learning via @EdVotes

Opinion | The damaging myth of America's Marxist school system via @NBCNewsTHINK

NYC Educator: UFT Executive Board June 21, 2021--Winding Up for the Year -

EXCLUSIVE! UFT Members to be Made Whole For Spring Break (And....4 Days Left!!!) -

Are Reparations the Answer to America's Historic Racial Wealth Gap? | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

'Letters To My White Male Friends' Is A Call To Action And A Reflection On Race | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

Republican-led states enact fascistic laws that ban the teaching of “divisive concepts” - World Socialist Web Site - on @WSWS_Updates

GOP threatens to shut down Tennessee Department of Health for "pushing vaccines on children"

What is critical race theory? Explaining the discipline that Texas' governor wants to "abolish"

Gov. Greg Abbott vetoes criminal justice bills, legislation to protect dogs, teach kids about domestic violence

George Clooney to launch Los Angeles high school film program

Texas governor kills bill that would teach children about domestic violence

Winning HS Basketball Team Under Fire After Tossing Tortillas At Challengers

Can George Clooney and a new L.A. high school make Hollywood crews more inclusive?

Parents weigh risks of COVID shots for youngest kids. Vaccinate or wait?

NYC Education Dept. to scale back building fees for extracurricular programs after uproar

Why the Hollywood Elite Are Giving to Los Angeles Schools

Ed Notes Online: UFT Retiree Chapter Election impacted by proposed Medicare changes - High turnout, RA vote up by ten points, reaching 30% - highest ever - Unity still gets all 300 delegates -

Charter schools are public schools – they have to be held accountable to the taxpayers | Opinion via @penncapitalstar

Lines drawn over Atlanta’s push to lift struggling schools - on @ajc

Mental health experts: Our youth experiencing crisis from COVID -

Battle over critical race theory reaches San Diego school districts

School leaders call for more state aid in Wisconsin budget - via @journalsentinel

CPS laying off 443 teachers and support staff. CTU vows to fight cuts.

Push to ban Native American mascots accelerates in western U.S. - via @theoklahoman_

California school districts receive unprecedented windfall but lack teachers to help students catch up via @edsource

Proposal would allow non-citizens to vote during school board elections

Report: Black Students Twice As Likely To Be Underprepared For College As White Peers | WPLN News - Nashville Public Radio - by @damonmtll_ on @WPLN

State orders fixes at Seattle schools after finding special education violations during pandemic

Student challenges Florida Gov. DeSantis over critical race theory ban - The Washington Post -


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

JUN 20

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, June 20, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #FATHERSDAY
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

JUN 19

TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, June 19, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #openonlywhensafe #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform
Big Education Ape 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!!!! TOP POSTS THIS WEEK 6/19/21 Biden promised to end federal funding of for-profit charter schools. A new report explains how they operate. - T

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