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 - https://www.zinnedproject.org/?p=163216 via @ZinnEdProject #TEACHTRUTH

Who’s Indoctrinating Whom? – radical eyes for equity - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-a1q via @plthomasEdD

Curmudgucation: The Problem of Parent Centered Education | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/10967 on @NEPCtweet

NYC Public School Parents: Students, Parents, Advocates and Elected Officials Call for Education Justice Budget Accountability from the City Council and Mayor - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2021/06/students-parents-advocates-and-elected.html

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle Times Endorses Rivera and Sarju - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2021/06/seattle-times-endorses-rivera-and-sarju.html

Farm to Summer Celebration Week: Post-Survey - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/farm2sumcelwkpostsurvey.asp

Huntington Learning: Pushing SAT/ACT Prep in Test-Optional Circumstances | deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog - https://wp.me/p36Q2R-6tM 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 - https://wp.me/pBm7c-8bu via @CubanLarry

Florida: Teacher Rebukes Senator Rick Scott for Hypocrisy | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-ums via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: "Where We Remember We're All Connected" - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2021/06/where-we-remember-were-all-connected.html

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/ on @Larryferlazzo

Leonie Haimson: Why Does Mayor Bill DeBlasio Refuse to Reduce Class Size? | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-unx via @dianeravitch

Ohio: Feds Investigating Campaign Contributions to ECOT | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-umH via @dianeravitch

The Real Achievement Gap Is The Gap Between Educators' Mindsets And Black Children's Potential - Philly's 7th Ward - https://wp.me/p7sbg2-yp

Conservative Education Critics Need Not Worry: Our School Curriculum & Textbooks Pose No Threat to the Status Quo - CounterPunch.org - https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/06/28/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? - https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/iowa-poll/2021/06/28/iowa-poll-public-education-charter-schools-law-opposed-iowans-gov-kim-reynolds/7720723002/ via @DMRegister

Campus in Hungary is Flagship of Orban’s Bid to Create a Conservative Elite - The New York Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/28/world/europe/hungary-orban-university.html on @nytimes

Statehouse Report – MY TURN: Should South Carolina cancel Critical Race Theory? - https://www.statehousereport.com/?p=9979

Brookings Institution Finds Ending Student Debt Could Lessen Racial Wealth Gap - Higher Education https://diverseeducation.com/article/219009/#.YNsbUpDw-tZ.twitter

DIARY OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER!: My Year of Teaching Virtually - https://www.diaryofapublicschoolteacher.com/2021/06/my-year-of-teaching-virtually.html

Illinois TRS sticks with Rupnik. No explanation of past departures. – Fred Klonsky - https://wp.me/p4C3g-qo6 via @fklonsky

glen brown: News from the Teachers Retirement System in Illinois - https://teacherpoetmusicianglenbrown.blogspot.com/2021/06/news-from-teachers-retirement-system-in.html

SEL Weekly Update | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=118511 on @Larryferlazzo

June’s (2021) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One | Engaging Parents In School… - https://engagingparentsinschool.edublogs.org/?p=6419

Will California Permanently Stop Sending Youth to Out-of-State Treatment Centers https://www.laprogressive.com/out-of-state-treatment-centers/

Lessons From The Nation’s Black Male Educators https://popularresistance.org/lessons-from-the-nations-black-male-educators/

‘A waste of time’: Western Heights community frustrated by lack of board action https://nondoc.com/2021/06/28/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) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2021/06/us-prepares-to-reckon-with-past.html

The Horrific Truths About Indian Boarding Schools Are Gaining Attention https://popularresistance.org/the-horrific-truths-about-indian-boarding-schools-are-gaining-attention-in-the-united-states/

After SF teachers' union vote on Israel, others follow suit around the country https://www.jweekly.com/2021/06/28/after-s-f-teachers-union-vote-on-israel-others-follow-suit-around-the-country/

At Aspen Ideas Fest, education advocate discusses classroom inequity, return to school https://www.aspentimes.com/?p=340125

Some Texas students with disabilities thrived on remote learning, but have few options this fall https://www.texastribune.org/2021/06/29/texas-students-remote-learning/

Texas students' standardized test scores dropped dramatically during the pandemic, especially in math https://www.texastribune.org/2021/06/28/texas-staar-test-results/

No Mask Mandate For NJ Students This Fall, Gov. Murphy Says https://patch.com/new-jersey/cinnaminson/masks-will-not-be-required-nj-students-fall-murphy-says

Supreme Court Rejects VA School System's Anti-Transgender Case https://patch.com/virginia/leesburg/supreme-court-rejects-va-school-systems-anti-transgender-case

Sacramento Teacher Recorded Using Racist Language In Class https://cbsloc.al/360cTm4#.YNs9sB2XFsg.twitter

New LGBTQ curriculum is expected to be rolled out in September https://www.njspotlight.com/video/new-lgbtq-curriculum-is-expected-to-be-rolled-out-in-september/

Experts worry about transmission of delta variant by children https://www.njspotlight.com/video/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? https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2021/06/why-is-mayor-so-resistant-to-lowering.html

Beyond Tulsa, Overlooked Race Massacres Draw New Focus https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/29/us/elaine-massacre-history-lessons.html

Vaccine Mandates Are Needed in the U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/28/opinion/covid-vaccine-mandate.html

Here’s What Happened When We Swapped Out Online School For Time In The Wilderness https://www.huffpost.com/entry/forest-school-unschooling-covid-19-pandemic_n_60d85213e4b01ec760f3756d

New Report on Teacher Requirements to Help Students Outside Regular School Hours http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2021/06/new-report-on-teacher-requirements-to.html

New TED-Ed Video: “How one person saved over 2,000 children from the Nazis” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=118516 on @Larryferlazzo

What is the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and How Does It Support Children with Disabilities? | MomsRising - https://www.momsrising.org/node/51068

Pa.’s poorest school districts will get more money next year. Public education advocates say the budget still falls short. - https://www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania-budget-education-school-funding-lawsuit-20210628.html#new_tab via @PhillyInquirer

In light of disparities, Minneapolis schools examine equity in parent, alumni fundraising - StarTribune.com - https://www.startribune.com/minneapolis-schools-examine-equity-in-fundraising/600072813/#new_tab on @StarTribune

SC child development program director scammed Sumter schools | The State - https://www.thestate.com/news/local/crime/article252402398.html#new_tab on thestate

24K Puerto Rican Students Failed Classes This Year, Department of Education Says - https://www.newsweek.com/24k-puerto-rican-students-failed-classes-this-year-department-education-says-1604797#new_tab on @newsweek

Teacher's lawsuit claims North Haven schools didn't meet special education students' needs - https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Teacher-s-lawsuit-claims-North-Haven-schools-16279001.php#new_tab on @StamAdvocate

Battle brewing over Hillsborough County charter schools - https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/news/2021/06/25/charter-school-reaction#new_tab

Judge rules Enterprise and Westminster Charter Schools can remain open for upcoming school year | News 4 Buffalo - https://www.wivb.com/?p=895441

Lacking teachers, Fairfax delays summer school for hundreds of students with disabilities - https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/lacking-teachers-fairfax-delays-summer-school-for-hundreds-of-students-with-disabilities/ar-AALtUw1

Nearly 4 out of 10 Texas students failed state math exams in 2021 - https://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2021/06/28/nearly-4-out-of-10-texas-students-failed-state-math-exams-in-2021/#new_tab via @dallasnews

Startup's plan to smarten the school ride - Axios - https://www.axios.com/zum-smart-school-bus-transit-ab0623ab-eb7f-49fd-bacb-0f447761e83c.html#new_tab on @axios

New York City’s Expanded Summer School Enrollment Surpasses 200,000 - WSJ - https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-citys-expanded-summer-school-enrollment-surpasses-200-000-11624913880#new_tab on @WSJ

Exam school panel moves toward plan giving priority to disadvantaged students http://a.msn.com/01/en-us/AALyX1a?ocid=st

What will it take to recover from the pandemic? In the Detroit district, home visits are a key part of the strategy - Chalkbeat Detroit - https://detroit.chalkbeat.org/2021/6/28/22554671/detroit-district-home-visits-pandemic-strategy#new_tab on chalkbeat

The Rise of Virtual-Only K–12 Schools | EdTech Magazine - https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2021/06/rise-virtual-only-k-12-schools#new_tab

Teachers Unions Get Tuesday Court Hearing To Halt New Law | Northeast Indiana Public Radio - https://www.wboi.org/node/130822

Ed Notes Online: Reminder - Wedneday Noon rally plus Compare and contrast DC37 and UFT reiree chapter, which is a Propaganda Mill for UFT - https://ednotesonline.blogspot.com/2021/06/reminder-wedneday-noon-rally-plus.html

Ed Notes Online: MEDIA ADVISORY: Rally and Tour to save Medicare for NYC Municipal Workers - https://ednotesonline.blogspot.com/2021/06/media-advisory-rally-and-tour-to-save.html

A Mental Health Crisis Flares Among Young Children https://news.yahoo.com/mental-health-crisis-flares-among-120439016.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw&tsrc=twtr via @YahooNews


THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, June 28, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Summer Days of Action | Zinn Education Project - https://www.zinnedproject.org/?p=163216 via @ZinnEdProject #TEACHTRUTH Green Schools: Are they Child and Teacher Friendly and Public? - https://nancyebailey.com/2021/06/27/green-schools-are-they-child-and-teacher-friendly-and-public/ on @NancyEBailey1 On Communion – Grumpy Old Teacher - h

JUN 27

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, June 27, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES CURMUDGUCATION: CRT Warriors Are Coming For Individual Teachers - http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2021/06/crt-warriors-are-coming-for-individual.html UFT Endorsement Mess | JD2718 - https://wp.me/pOjh-2cC on @wordpressdotcom 4th Grade Teacher: Remote Learning Was a Disaster | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uka via @diane
Sunday, June 20, 2021 CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Warming Way The Hell Up Edition (6/27)
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
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES OF SEAHORSES, AND OTHER DISTRACTIONS – Dad Gone Wild - https://wp.me/p4d08y-2Ml via @norinrad10 Seattle Schools Community Forum: Give Me An “F”, Give Me A “U”, Give Me A “C” - A Cheerleader’s Victory - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2021/06/give-me-f-give-me-u-give-me-c.html NYC Public School Parents: What's needed along with f

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