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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, JULY 6, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #AFTTEACH21 #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACH21 #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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AFT TEACH 2021 | American Federation of Teachers - by aftunion #TEACH21 #AFTTEACH21

NYC Educator: Zoom Classes on Snow Days -

Whatever Happened to “Ambitious” Teaching? | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Questions about the specialized high school admissions process from a specialized high school teacher. Part 4 “Is Stuyvesant too rigorous?” | Gary Rubinstein's Blog - via @garyrubinstein

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This Wave of Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws is Un-American

Forty Minutes | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

U.S. Department of Education Invites States and School Districts to Apply for Additional $600 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds for Students Experiencing Homelessness | U.S. Department of Education -

Bob Shepherd on the Republican Obsession with Critical Race Theory | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: What We Did With A Stranger's Gift -

The NEA RA and anti-racist education. – Fred Klonsky - via @fklonsky

Nikole Hannah-Jones Rejects UNC Offer, Will Accept Chair at Howard University | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Shanker Blog: The Disturbingly Persistent Decline In State Education Effort | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Two Iconic American Writers Join Howard University to Create the Center for Journalism and Democracy - MacArthur Foundation -

Teachers union aims to removeseveral trustees -

To understand the history wars, follow the paper trail

Ta-Nehisi Coates will join the Pulitzer​-winning journalist and creator of the “1619 Project" at the historically Black university as faculty. via @blackvoices

The War on History Is a War on Democracy - The New York Times - on @nytimes

The Deeper Dig: Can Vermont regulate religious schools? - VTDigger - via @vtdigger

Teachers of color win financial support from Minnesota lawmakers - - on @StarTribune

New Resources On Race & Racism | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Education Research Report: Measures of Preservice Principal Practice Predict Future Principal Job Performance -

Nicholas Tampio: Whatever Happened to the Common Core? | Crazy Normal - the Classroom Exposé - via @lflwriter

Fertile Rewards: The Return of Fertile Ground (2004) | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

"Public" universities aren't free, conservatives

Fragile Republican Pressures Texas Museum to Withdraw From Book Event Examining Slavery's Role in the Battle of Alamo

Texas students of color returned to in-person learning at below-average rates. Experts say the reasons are nuanced.

Nikole Hannah-Jones Rejects UNC Tenure Offer, Will Teach At Howard University Instead

How and why Loudoun County became the face of the nation’s culture wars

As schools reopen, will Black and Asian families return?

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

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

Tom Ultican: EdTech Is Big Business: Part 2 | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

'It's the last plantation:' Why Black D.C. Residents are Demanding Their City Become a State | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

You're my governor, Greg Abbott. Why are you endangering my kids? (Opinion) - CNN -

Michigan School District Absolves Employee of Bias in Cutting Biracial Child's Hair


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JUL 04

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, JULY 4, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #NEARA21 #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
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CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Fourth of July Edition (7/4)
CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Fourth of July Edition (7/4) Fourth of July Edition Here's hoping that you are busy with some combination of friends and family today that leaves no time for the weekly collection of readables. But just in case, here's the list. How Do You Fight Hot Air Tired of reading CRT pieces? Me, too. But people keep writing good ones. Here's an op-ed in Washington Post by Karen Attia

JUL 03

TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, July 3, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #openonlywhensafe #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #NEARA21
Big Education Ape TOP POSTS THIS WEEK 7/3/21 Biden promised to end federal funding of for-profit charter schools. A new report explains how they operate. - The Washington Post New report provides reality check on virtual schools - The Washington Post TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, June 26, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #openonlywhensafe #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edre

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