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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, June 29, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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 Summer Days of Action | Zinn Education Project - via @ZinnEdProject #TEACHTRUTH

Who’s Indoctrinating Whom? – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Curmudgucation: The Problem of Parent Centered Education | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

NYC Public School Parents: Students, Parents, Advocates and Elected Officials Call for Education Justice Budget Accountability from the City Council and Mayor -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle Times Endorses Rivera and Sarju -

Farm to Summer Celebration Week: Post-Survey - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) -

Huntington Learning: Pushing SAT/ACT Prep in Test-Optional Circumstances | deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog - on @wordpressdotcom

A Year Behind the Mask: As This School Year Draws to a Close, Educators Reflect on Teaching without Face Time (Colleen Connolly) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Florida: Teacher Rebukes Senator Rick Scott for Hypocrisy | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: "Where We Remember We're All Connected" -

NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

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

Leonie Haimson: Why Does Mayor Bill DeBlasio Refuse to Reduce Class Size? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Ohio: Feds Investigating Campaign Contributions to ECOT | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

The Real Achievement Gap Is The Gap Between Educators' Mindsets And Black Children's Potential - Philly's 7th Ward -

Conservative Education Critics Need Not Worry: Our School Curriculum & Textbooks Pose No Threat to the Status Quo - -

Iowa Poll: Do Iowans favor new law easing creation of charter schools? - via @DMRegister

Campus in Hungary is Flagship of Orban’s Bid to Create a Conservative Elite - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Statehouse Report – MY TURN: Should South Carolina cancel Critical Race Theory? -

Brookings Institution Finds Ending Student Debt Could Lessen Racial Wealth Gap - Higher Education

DIARY OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER!: My Year of Teaching Virtually -

Illinois TRS sticks with Rupnik. No explanation of past departures. – Fred Klonsky - via @fklonsky

glen brown: News from the Teachers Retirement System in Illinois -

SEL Weekly Update | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

June’s (2021) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One | Engaging Parents In School… -

Will California Permanently Stop Sending Youth to Out-of-State Treatment Centers

Lessons From The Nation’s Black Male Educators

‘A waste of time’: Western Heights community frustrated by lack of board action via @nondocmedia

U.S. Prepares to Reckon with Past Atrocities Against Indigenous Children | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

The Horrific Truths About Indian Boarding Schools Are Gaining Attention

After SF teachers' union vote on Israel, others follow suit around the country

At Aspen Ideas Fest, education advocate discusses classroom inequity, return to school

Some Texas students with disabilities thrived on remote learning, but have few options this fall

Texas students' standardized test scores dropped dramatically during the pandemic, especially in math

No Mask Mandate For NJ Students This Fall, Gov. Murphy Says

Supreme Court Rejects VA School System's Anti-Transgender Case

Sacramento Teacher Recorded Using Racist Language In Class

New LGBTQ curriculum is expected to be rolled out in September

Experts worry about transmission of delta variant by children

Why is the Mayor so resistant to lowering class size in the face of his long-standing promises to do so?

Beyond Tulsa, Overlooked Race Massacres Draw New Focus

Vaccine Mandates Are Needed in the U.S.

Here’s What Happened When We Swapped Out Online School For Time In The Wilderness

New Report on Teacher Requirements to Help Students Outside Regular School Hours

New TED-Ed Video: “How one person saved over 2,000 children from the Nazis” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

What is the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and How Does It Support Children with Disabilities? | MomsRising -

Pa.’s poorest school districts will get more money next year. Public education advocates say the budget still falls short. - via @PhillyInquirer

In light of disparities, Minneapolis schools examine equity in parent, alumni fundraising - - on @StarTribune

SC child development program director scammed Sumter schools | The State - on thestate

24K Puerto Rican Students Failed Classes This Year, Department of Education Says - on @newsweek

Teacher's lawsuit claims North Haven schools didn't meet special education students' needs - on @StamAdvocate

Battle brewing over Hillsborough County charter schools -

Judge rules Enterprise and Westminster Charter Schools can remain open for upcoming school year | News 4 Buffalo -

Lacking teachers, Fairfax delays summer school for hundreds of students with disabilities -

Nearly 4 out of 10 Texas students failed state math exams in 2021 - via @dallasnews

Startup's plan to smarten the school ride - Axios - on @axios

New York City’s Expanded Summer School Enrollment Surpasses 200,000 - WSJ - on @WSJ

Exam school panel moves toward plan giving priority to disadvantaged students

What will it take to recover from the pandemic? In the Detroit district, home visits are a key part of the strategy - Chalkbeat Detroit - on chalkbeat

The Rise of Virtual-Only K–12 Schools | EdTech Magazine -

Teachers Unions Get Tuesday Court Hearing To Halt New Law | Northeast Indiana Public Radio -

Ed Notes Online: Reminder - Wedneday Noon rally plus Compare and contrast DC37 and UFT reiree chapter, which is a Propaganda Mill for UFT -

Ed Notes Online: MEDIA ADVISORY: Rally and Tour to save Medicare for NYC Municipal Workers -

A Mental Health Crisis Flares Among Young Children via @YahooNews


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JUN 27

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Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES CURMUDGUCATION: CRT Warriors Are Coming For Individual Teachers - UFT Endorsement Mess | JD2718 - on @wordpressdotcom 4th Grade Teacher: Remote Learning Was a Disaster | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @diane
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CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Warming Way The Hell Up Edition (6/27) Warming Way The Hell Up Edition The Institute is located right on the banks of the Allegheny River, which means while I'm sitting here baking I can at least look at water, but dang, it is unpleasant today. Not as unpleasant as it is out West. But I'm sure this is all just a momentary blip and nothing to be concerned about. In the meant

JUN 26

TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, June 26, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #openonlywhensafe #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH
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 6/26/21 Biden promised to end federal funding of for-profit charter schools. A new report explains how they operate. - T

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, June 26, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH
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