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Monday, July 12, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, JULY 12, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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While Statehouses Try to Legislate Against Teaching about Racism, Educators and Historians Fight to Protect Students from Censorship | janresseger - via @janresseger

Education Matters: Florida's separate and unequal education system -

Robin Lithgow: A Tribute to Drama Teachers | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle School Board This and That -

Revisiting Predictions about Technology Use in Classrooms | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Denis Smith Warns West Virginia about Their New Charter Law: Expect a Train Wreck | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch


Robert G. Parkinson: You Can’t Teach the Story of 1776 Without Discussing Race and Slavery | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

School Finance 101: Time to Tax the Churches! | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Teacher Tom: Ancient Wisdom -

Department of Education Approves Borrower Defense Claims Related to Three Additional Institutions | U.S. Department of Education -

Florida treats its public school teachers like second class citizens, it's past time we said enough?

Steven Van Zandt Honored by American Federation of Teachers | Billboard -

QAnon's new 'plan'? Run for school board via @nbcnews

The Funnel To Passing AP Exams - Center for American Progress -

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

VMI women face sex assault, misogyny and online attacks - The Washington Post -

As schools reopen, will Black and Asian families return? | PBS NewsHour - on @newshour

Parents group launches campaign for ‘true diversity of thought’ in New England private schools - The Boston Globe - on @BostonGlobe

“Q&A Collections: Race & Racism in Schools” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Education Research Report: The Dynastic Benefits of Early Childhood Education -

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What Arizona’s 2010 Ban on Ethnic Studies Could Mean for the Fight Over Critical Race Theory

CDC Updates School Guidelines For Students Returning In The Fall

Texas Lawmakers Take Aim At Critical Race Theory

Secretary Cardona and North Carolina Rep. Alma Adams Highlight Support for HBCUs, Summer Enrichment with Visits to Johnson C. Smith University and Paw Creek Elementary School | U.S. Department of Education - -

Seven New Videos About The Tokyo Olympics | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

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

PROOF POINTS: Rural American students shift away from math and science during high school, study finds - The Hechinger Report - by @jillbarshay on @hechingerreport

This is Potawatomi land. – Fred Klonsky - via @fklonsky

Weary from virtual learning, Fairfax students donned hard hats to help build $1 million house

Ed Notes Online: Unity Caucus and Chinese Communist Party - Xi Jinping uses Unity as model, China as example of communism failure or success? Can a one party system succeed in holding power over the long run? -

Does the term “neurodiversity” do more harm than good?

Education Department’s Student Aid Office Adds Experienced Leaders | U.S. Department of Education -

Nashville public schools: The number of students enrolled in dropped 5% during COVID-19 pandemic - via @tennessean

Chicago Public Schools putting free condoms in nearly every school, including elementaries - Chicago Sun-Times -

Teachers union president defends critical race theory as 'accurate history'

New law requires Arizona schools to teach about Holocaust to older students | Government-and-politics | - on @tucsonstar

Asian American history: Required lessons in Illinois public schools beginning in 2022 - Chicago Sun-Times -

A gender-neutral restroom in every school: Philly plans changes to make transgender kids feel safe

Newark schools see steep drop in applications - Chalkbeat Newark - on chalkbeat

Tears, politics and money: School boards become battle zones - on @ap

Illinois quickly adopts CDC school guidance for fall via @ChalkbeatCHI

Parents like parts of $289M Buffalo school spending plan but worry about missing details | Education | - by @ on @TheBuffaloNews


THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, JULY 11, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Fantastic Article about CRT “Good News” from a Texas Baptist | deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog - on @wordpressdotcom Choosing Democracy: Is Learning Loss Real ? - Does Critical Race Theory Debacle Signal Collapse of American Empire? -
FAMILY VACATION EDITION Hiatus The staff of the Curmudgucation Institute home office are on the road for a corporate retreat in Maine. Internet access is spotty there. Also, I am told that sometimes people actually vacation by stepping away from social media. Most years I pre-create some content (usually some greatest hits compilations) but this year I just didn't pull it off. So tonight we're i

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TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, July 10, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT #TEACH21 #AFTTEACH21
Big Education Ape TOP POSTS THIS WEEK 7/10/21 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, July 3, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #openonlywhensafe #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edre
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Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES AFT TEACH 2021 | American Federation of Teachers - by aftunion #TEACH21 #AFTTEACH21 NPE opposes all legislation that restricts the discussion of racism in schools - Network For Public Education -

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