Tuesday, July 13, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, JULY 13, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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PTA: Reform Obstacle or Trusted Parent Advocate? | tultican - https://wp.me/p2txw0-15f on @wordpressdotcom

HOW DO WE CHOOSE? – Dad Gone Wild - https://wp.me/p4d08y-2NT via @norinrad10

NYC Public School Parents: Latest Talk out of School: Tom Loveless on the failure of the Common Core - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2021/07/latest-talk-out-of-school-tom-loveless.html

Schools Matter: CRT: Who Needs a Theory When the Historical Facts Say It All, Part 2 - http://www.schoolsmatter.info/2021/07/crt-who-needs-theory-when-historical_12.html

The Life of Sally Hemings: An Exhibit at Monticello | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-usq via @dianeravitch

The Black Male Messiah In Our Schools - Philly's 7th Ward - https://wp.me/p7sbg2-yF

Steve Hinnefeld: “The 1619 Project” Affirms American Ideals | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uqi via @dianeravitch

Gadfly on the Wall: Public Schools Are Not Indoctrinating Kids About Racism. Voucher Schools ARE | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/10977 on @NEPCtweet

Trump Praises January 6 Insurrectionists on FOX News | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-usn via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: "If We Don't Talk About It, How Can We Fix It?" - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2021/07/if-we-dont-talk-about-it-how-can-we-fix.html

The Politics of Childhood in an Era of Authoritarian Education – radical eyes for equity - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-a1R via @plthomasEdD

The Government Should Make Unvaccinated Students & Staff Mask Up in Schools | gadflyonthewallblog - https://wp.me/p4QD1W-3zj via @StevenSinger3

COLUMN: Student debt cancellation isn’t regressive, it’s anti-racist https://hechingerreport.org/column-student-debt-cancellation-isnt-regressive-its-anti-racist/

Tears, politics and money: School boards become battle zones - https://apnews.com/article/health-education-coronavirus-pandemic-school-boards-e41350b7d9e3662d279c2dad287f7009 on @ap

Chicago Teachers Pension Fund names Carlton Lenoir Sr. executive director - https://www.chicagobusiness.com/node/958281

Board of Regents supports charter school cap, votes to reject charter high school in NYC | amNewYork - https://www.amny.com/news/board-of-regents-supports-charter-school-cap-votes-to-reject-charter-high-school-in-nyc/#.YO2GLnwcFUs.twitter

Opinion | The child cash benefit could give families security and flexibility they’ve never known - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/12/bidens-child-cash-benefit-could-give-families-financial-security-little-while-anyway/

District posts new start times for schools across Philadelphia, disables access after backlash https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2021/7/12/22574567/district-posts-new-start-times-for-schools-across-philadelphia-disables-access-after-backlash via @ChalkbeatPHL

“Four Teacher-Recommended Instructional Strategies for Math” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=118837 on @Larryferlazzo

Education Research Report: Recess quality influences student behavior, social-emotional development - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/

The Hip-Hop Song That's Driving Cuba's Unprecedented Protests | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2021/07/the-hip-hop-song-thats-driving-cubas.html

Questions about the specialized high school admissions process from a specialized high school teacher. Part 6 “Is It Cheating To Prep For The SHSAT?” | Gary Rubinstein's Blog - https://wp.me/plDtP-4RU via @garyrubinstein

Ryan Walters announces run for state superintendent of public instruction https://nondoc.com/2021/07/12/ryan-walters-running-for-state-superintendent-of-public-instruction/ via @nondocmedia

Board of Education acts on HB 1775, Western Heights https://nondoc.com/2021/07/12/state-board-takes-action-hb-1775-western-heights-schools/ via @nondocmedia

Western Heights community celebrates state takeover, calls for resignations https://nondoc.com/2021/07/12/western-heights-community-celebrates-state-takeover/ via @nondocmedia

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How Much Should We Be Policing Language? | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2021/07/how-much-should-we-be-policing-language.html

Media, critical race theory and one serious disconnect https://thehill.com/opinion/education/562477-media-critical-race-theory-and-one-serious-disconnect

American Federation of Teachers honors Steven Van Zandt with Making a Difference award | X101 Always Classic - https://www.wxhc.com/?p=130363 via @X101_wxhc

CDC Updates School Guidelines For Students Returning In The Fall https://www.npr.org/2021/07/12/1015185115/cdc-updates-school-guidelines-for-students-returning-in-the-fall

Oklahoma board approves rules banning certain race theories | Daily Mail Online - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9781275/Oklahoma-board-approves-rules-banning-certain-race-theories.html

John Nichols: Educators and their unions will defend the honest teaching of history | John Nichols | madison.com - https://madison.com/ct/opinion/column/john_nichols/john-nichols-educators-and-their-unions-will-defend-the-honest-teaching-of-history/article_9da227f4-0224-570c-80f1-1e55df003877.html by @https://www.twitter.com/@NicholsUprising on @CapTimes

Scripps National Spelling Bee Winner Zaila Avant-Garde Offered Full-Ride Scholarships to Multiple Universities https://www.theroot.com/scripps-national-spelling-bee-winner-zaila-avant-garde-1847274303

After hours of impassioned testimony, Texas Senate panel advances bills limiting the school sports teams that transgender athletes can join https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/12/texas-transgender-athletes-legislation/

Illinois Has Become The First State To Require The Teaching Of Asian American History https://www.npr.org/2021/07/13/1015596570/illinois-has-become-the-first-state-to-require-the-teaching-of-asian-american-hi

Nikole Hannah-Jones Chose Howard Over UNC. HBCUs Hope It's The Start Of A New Era https://www.npr.org/2021/07/13/1015260330/nikole-hannah-jones-chose-howard-over-unc-hbcus-hope-its-the-start-of-a-new-era

New Survey Shows What Parts Of U.S. History Kids Across America Are Actually Learning https://www.npr.org/2021/07/12/1015338155/new-survey-shows-what-parts-of-u-s-history-kids-across-america-are-actually-lear

NYC schools sticking with COVID mask mandate despite new CDC guidance: De Blasio https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-nyc-schools-de-blasio-covid-masks-20210712-obv4rr6d3vg7pp3fcbjaemgoei-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

Sacramento Democrats Complicit in School Privatization Agenda http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/obrag/IrDB/~3/ouPwjjEwNT8/

Trump fans bullying educators over Fox News-fueled diversity panic http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRawStory/~3/OalEQKkfIyg/

In abrupt turnaround, California to let school districts decide how to enforce mask rules http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/QNlxo3Qqtrk/california-k-12-students-mask-rules

Cal State schools to give students iPads in effort to cut barriers to college enrollment http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/1tCkLG3zPcg/cal-state-schools-to-give-students-ipads-in-effort-to-cut-barriers-to-college-enrollment

Video: “The Biggest Myth In Education” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=118827 on @Larryferlazzo

Op-Ed: 2022’s budget boosts educational opportunities for students who need it most https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/07/fy2022-budget-spike-money-education-disbursements-fair-equitable/

How one district went all-in on a tutoring program to catch kids up https://hechingerreport.org/how-one-district-went-all-in-on-a-tutoring-program-to-catch-kids-up/

Kids are failing algebra. The solution? Slow down. https://hechingerreport.org/kids-are-failing-algebra-the-solution-slow-down/

Feds Set Limits on Which Private Schools Can Get COVID-19 Relief - https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/feds-set-limits-on-which-private-schools-can-get-covid-19-relief/2021/07#new_tab by @andrewujifusa on @educationweek

Despite critical race theory hysteria, we must teach kids about racism - Vox - https://www.vox.com/first-person/22568672/critical-race-theory-crt-education-racism-teachers#new_tab on voxdotcom

Obama's education guidance was terrible policy — and it's about to come back https://thehill.com/opinion/education/562327-obamas-education-guidance-was-terrible-policy-and-its-about-to-come-back

Despite CDC Guidance, Some States to Require Masks in Schools - https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20210712/cdc-face-mask-guidance-schools#new_tab

The Kids Were Safe From COVID the Whole Time - https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/07/the-kids-were-safe-from-covid-the-whole-time.html#new_tab on @intelligencer

More Chicago high schools vote to remove school police, a year after George Floyd’s murder intensified calls to oust CPD from CPS http://a.msn.com/01/en-us/AAM634N?ocid=st

Texas Senate panel advances transgender sports bills, though their fate remains uncertain - https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2021/07/12/texas-senate-panel-poised-to-pass-transgender-sports-bills-though-their-fate-remains-uncertain/#new_tab via @dallasnews

Duval School Board To Vote On $1.2M Contract To Recruit Students | WJCT NEWS - https://news.wjct.org/node/122812 on @WJCTJax

CPS Schools For Dropouts Now Has 1 In 10 Students | WBEZ Chicago - https://www.wbez.org/stories/one-in-ten-cps-high-schoolers-now-attend-schools-for-dropouts-and-that-could-grow-post-pandemic/ad27a239-4d66-47d7-9825-23afa980096d

Board of Regents rejects bid for new charter school, citing state cap - https://wp.me/pb3Qpq-1gQkk by @nypmetro on @nypost

Oklahoma Ed Board passes rules banning certain race, gender teachings - https://www.oklahoman.com/story/news/2021/07/12/oklahoma-ed-board-bans-critical-race-theory-certain-gender-teachings/7917847002/#new_tab via @theoklahoman_

Secretary Cardona to Join Oregon Rep. Suzanne Bonamici on Tour of Summer Enrichment Program and Roundtable Discussion with Students on Community College | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/media-advisories/secretary-cardona-join-oregon-rep-suzanne-bonamici-tour-summer-enrichment-program-and-roundtable-discussion-students-community-college

Texas Parents, Teachers, and Students Show Differing Priorities on Federal Education Relief Spending | The Texan - https://thetexan.news/?p=36073 by @https://twitter.com/IsaiahMitch_tx


THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, JULY 12, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES While Statehouses Try to Legislate Against Teaching about Racism, Educators and Historians Fight to Protect Students from Censorship | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-7Y4 via @janresseger Education Matters: Florida's separate and unequal education system - https://jaxkidsmatter.blogspot.com/2021/07/floridas-separate-and-unequal-educa

JUL 11

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 - https://wp.me/p36Q2R-6wb on @wordpressdotcom Choosing Democracy: Is Learning Loss Real ? - http://choosingdemocracy.blogspot.com/2021/07/is-learning-loss-real.html 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

JUL 10

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
THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, JULY 10, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT #TEACH21 #AFTTEACH21
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES AFT TEACH 2021 | American Federation of Teachers - https://www.aft.org/node/9878 by aftunion #TEACH21 #AFTTEACH21 NPE opposes all legislation that restricts the discussion of racism in schools - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/npe-opposes-all-legislation-that-restricts-the-discussion-of-racism-in-sch

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