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Thursday, July 15, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Thursday, JULY 15, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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Education Research Report: Study finds "thriving gap" between students who attend high school remotely vs. in person - -

Our Schools/BuzzFlash: Jeff Bryant: Why Are Federal Funds Flowing to "White Flight" Privatized Charter Schools and Contributing to the Re-Segregation of Education? | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Seattle Schools Community Forum: The Stranger Endorses Song Maritz and Sarju for Seattle School Board -

Tisch/Loeb versus Young/Rosa: The Battle Over the Charter Cap | Ed In The Apple - via @edintheapple

2021–22 Child and Adult Care Centers Annual Update - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) -

Downsizing School Reform after the Pandemic | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

College Behind Bars: the Case for Higher Education in Prison – Have You Heard -

Tom Loveless: Why the Common Core Standards Failed | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: "Do You Ever Talk to Your Dog?" -

Jonathan Kantrowitz Political Blog: A Green New Deal for K–12 Public Schools -

MLK's "I'm Living The Dream" Speech | Blue Cereal Education -


How parent organizing has shifted classrooms toward racial justice + The inside story behind how billions were won for New York’s public schools by students, families, teachers and activists | Schott Foundation for Public Education -

The Obscure Foundation Funding the Uproar Over “Critical Race Theory” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Heather Cox Richardson: A History Lesson About Reconstruction and the Rights of Black People | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Unprecedented California budget to usher in sweeping education changes via @edsource

Indian boarding school investigation faces hurdles in missing records, legal questions via @nbcnews

This girls school in peril as the Taliban sweep across Afghanistan via @nbcnews

Schools Pay a High Price for Low Teacher Salaries

How Will Bans on 'Divisive' Classroom Topics Be Enforced? Here's What 10 States Plan to Do

Education Research Report: Transforming Public Education: A Green New Deal for K-12 Public Schools -

Recognizing the Power of Pre-K

4 Actions Educators Can Take to Protect Voting Rights via @EdVotes

New youth suicide data highlight pre-existing problem via @nondocmedia

Weingarten’s AFT TEACH speech tackles conservative attacks on critical race theory | New York Amsterdam News: The new Black view -

Texas Senate approves limits on transgender sports but bills are still in limbo

Forensic audit sheds light on allegedly phony background checks by former school official

A Beginning List Of Resources For Supporting Educators Teaching English Internationally (Or Wanting To) | 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

Why Is the Country Panicking About Critical Race Theory?

AFT TEACH 2021: Reimagining Civics Education via @YouTube

Secretary Cardona to Join Arizona Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva for Roundtable Discussion with Students to Highlight Support for Tribal Colleges and Universities and Build Back Better Agenda | U.S. Department of Education -

U.S. Education secretary, visiting L.A., speaks about masks and COVID's inequities

I Ran The Classroom Spelling Bee For 20 Years. Here's What Needs To Change.

'Critical Race Theory'? Here's What Teachers Say They're Actually Teaching

Mayor proposes renaming D.C. school after congressman John Lewis

Building virtual monuments to Black historical figures

A Summer to Remember - Blog -

What was said on Critical Race Theory at CMS board meeting | Charlotte Observer - on theobserver

Detroit’s Vitti expects most teachers to return to buildings this fall - Chalkbeat Detroit - on chalkbeat

Kansas school boards grapple with critical race theory education - via @CJOnline

WV state school board signs off on allowing fully online charter schools; eyes waiving 2.0 GPA sports participation rule

Florida’s lowest-performing schools to receive $44 million improvement grant - on WJXT

Scam within a scam: Feds say ex-North Side principal stole money employees helped her trick out of CPS - Chicago Sun-Times -

Remote Students of all Races, Incomes Suffered During Pandemic | Education News | US News - on @USNews


THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, JULY 14, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Education in the Age of Globalization » Blog Archive » Introduction to My New Book: Learners without Borders - NAACP Education and Civil Rights Initiative’s Critical Race Theory Webinar | Cloaking Inequity - via @ProfessorJVH Tomorrow, Families Will Begin Receiving Expanded Child

JUL 13

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, JULY 13, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES PTA: Reform Obstacle or Trusted Parent Advocate? | tultican - on @wordpressdotcom HOW DO WE CHOOSE? – Dad Gone Wild - via @norinrad10 NYC Public School Parents: Latest Talk out of School: Tom Loveless on the failure of the Common Core -

JUL 12

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

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 - 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

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 - by aftunion #TEACH21 #AFTTEACH21 NPE opposes all legislation that restricts the discussion of racism in schools - Network For Public Education -

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