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Friday, July 16, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, JULY 16, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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Philanthropic Dollars Are Funding the Effort to Distract Legislatures and School Boards with a Debate about Critical Race Theory | janresseger - via @janresseger

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Rubik’s Cube and School Reform | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle School Board Races Updates -

Jan Resseger Reviews an Important New Book About “No-Excuses” Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

How Parent Organizing Has Shifted Classrooms Toward Racial Justice - PopularResistance.Org -

Teacher Tom: What Makes the Reward So Sweet -

Dennis Shirley: Standardized Testing Is Obsolete | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

The Right Wing Is Pumping Out Critical Race Theory Attacks to Boost its Propaganda War on Public Education | Ed Politics -

Charter Schooling in the Post-Espinoza & Fulton Era – School Finance 101 - via @SchlFinance101

The GOP-led hysteria over antiracist education has arrived in Massachusetts - The Boston Globe - on @BostonGlobe

Boston Overhauls Admissions to Exclusive Exam Schools - The New York Times -

Schools Are Receiving $129 Billion in Stimulus Aid. Where Is It Going? - The New York Times - on @nytimes

glen brown: Why Child Care Insecurity Matters -

Education Research Report: Emotion, cooperation and locomotion crucial from an early age -

My Year of Teaching Virtually | DIARY OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER - via @BriteEyes49

Philadelphia school board member Angela McIver resigns via @ChalkbeatPHL

Video: “How your mask protects other people” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

COVID-19’s Effects on Kids Are Even Stranger Than We Thought

Education Matters: Diana Greene the Teflon superintendent, part 2, Scandals in Duval are barely acknowledged by the local media but they are there -

House committee backs historic increase in education funding via @EdVotes

The Revolutionary Act of Teaching Black Kids With Excellence: Real Talk With Internationally Renowned Educator-Extraordinaire, Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, Ph.D | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

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Western Heights appoints interim superintendent despite state orders via @nondocmedia

L.A. reinstates mask mandate as Delta variant spreads

Newsom faces backlash over masks in California schools

At Schools Named For Robert E. Lee, Students Led The Way Toward Change

An Action Plan for Confronting Chronic Absenteeism This Fall

Sacramento City Teacher’s Use Of N-Word Sparks Debate About Anti-Racist Training

EVENT ADVISORY: Findings From New Survey of Educators of Color To Be Unveiled at Town Hall Hosted by CAP, EduColor - Center for American Progress -

UC mandates COVID-19 vaccinations and will bar most students without them from campus

Op-Ed: Well-staffed school libraries can help students recover from their pandemic year

Free Pre-K and Community College Included in Budget Blueprint

Court Overturns F.D.A. Ban on School’s Electric Shock Devices

District extends deadline for Philadelphia students opting to repeat a grade

No more window fans: District unveils air and surface purifiers for Philadelphia classrooms

Fairfax schools superintendent announces he will leave at end of contract

St. Louis aldermen to consider moratorium on new schools amid declining population | Education | - by @ on @stltoday

Teachers Union President Weighs In On Critical Race Theory Debate via @hereandnow

Education Department Shifts Stance on Civics Proposal That Drew the Ire of Conservatives

Cotton introduces bill defunding Critical Race Theory in schools | - on THV11

S.F. schools offer limited remote learning opportunities in the fall - on @sfchronicle

Behind The Lens episode 135: ‘A quarter for the Quarter’

American History and Civics in Our Schools - Blog -

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Standing with Native Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Blog -

When Emancipation came to Washington D.C. the slaveowners were paid reparations.


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

JUL 14

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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