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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, July 21, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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EduColor Summit 2021 — EduColor - on @educolormvmt #Educolor

EduColor Summit 2021 — EduColor - on @educolormvmt #Educolor

Exposing the Motive for the Sudden Wave of Attacks on Schools That Teach Critical Race Theory | Black Agenda Report -

NYC Public School Parents: Problems with DOE's proposed "plan" for Contract for Excellence funds, lack of public input, and upcoming hearings -

The History of Public Education Demonstrates the Importance of Understanding the Implications of Racism | janresseger - via @janresseger

Teacher Tom: "The More Something Is Shared, The Greater Its Value Becomes" -

Paul Butler: UNC’s Treatment of Nikole Hannah-Jones Was a Demonstration of CRT | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Everyone Should Mask Up In Schools, Vaccinated Or Not, AAP Says : NPR - on @NPR

The child tax credit was the reform we needed to help kids succeed - via @hechingerreport

NCTQ: “The data was effectively useless” – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Masks or No Masks; Delta Variant Makes It a Hard Choice -

CURMUDGUCATION: Education and the Self-Service Thunderdome -

Of All Your Teaching Skills, Passion Is the Most Important - McSweeney’s Internet Tendency - by @jenner_young on @mcsweeneys

Nearly 120,000 children in US have lost a primary caregiver to COVID-19: Internal CDC data - ABC News -

Sen. Sherrod Brown on the Child Tax Credit: “It’s the most pro-family legislation you can offer” - by MSNBC on @MSNBC

Questions about the specialized high school admissions process from a specialized high school teacher. Part 8 “What should be the demographics of specialized high schools?” | Gary Rubinstein's Blog - via @garyrubinstein

Pennsylvania districts should use federal stimulus to improve teacher racial diversity, educators say via @ChalkbeatPHL

American Parents Are Way Too Focused on Their Kids’ Self-Esteem

Social Work Students Decry SSA’s New Name After Crown Family Donation - When the military-industrial complex meets social work.

Duke Arts presents - In Conversation: Black Theatre Matters with Lisa B. Thompson | NewBlackMan (in Exile) -

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Some Basic Tips About the Academic Job Market -

Schools confront more polarization with mask rules for fall

State reaches tentative agreement with Providence Teachers Union | -

Texas Republicans are ramming through legislation to remove teaching about MLK Jr. in public schools

New Texas Bill Drops Requirements for Educators to Teach That White Supremacy, the KKK and Eugenics Were ‘Morally Wrong’

Double-Talk: Two Black Girl Debaters Make History at Harvard University's Summer Competition

Returning to school as pandemic lingers, San Antonio students inundate counseling center via @TexasTribune

3 parents on what the child tax credit means to them

Staffing shortages, exhaustion, family vacations temper big summer-school hopes

Father says son with speech impairment was unfairly booted from Palo Alto school for not wearing a mask

New Resources On Race & Racism | 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

Children should wear masks in school this fall, even if vaccinated, pediatricians group urges

Alarm over possible changes to admissions process in Jersey City schools

A lack of diversity in research and analytics is not just unethical — it is dangerous

“Bill Gates Should Stop Telling Africans What Kind of Agriculture Africans Need” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Governor calls Tucson school district's COVID quarantine policy unlawful | Local news | -

Alabama lawmaker wants teachers fired if they teach critical race theory - - on @aldotcom

More California schools adding yoga to school day via @edsource

Superintendent sues all-male school board, says she was suspended by misogynistic ‘all-boys club’

GOP senators demand teachers union disclose if it is collecting info on critical race theory opponents | Fox News - on @foxnews

When Districts ‘Fire’ Coaches, They Often Keep Them on as Teachers

One of Colorado's poorest school districts gave its superintendent a 17% raise after losing $1M-plus in state funding - via @coloradosun

Public charter schools group blasts proposed Democratic cut | TheHill -


THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, July 20, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES The New Broad Center at Yale | tultican - on @wordpressdotcom With a Straight Face | JD2718 - on @wordpressdotcom Education Matters: My thoughts on masks in the new school year - The New York State Rege

JUL 19

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, July 19, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES U.S. Senate Should Eliminate Federal Charter Schools Program in FY 22 Budget Resolution | janresseger - via @janresseger Boston Changes Admissions Criteria for Exam Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch My Long Lost Book On Teaching ‘Beyond Survival’ — Found And Available As

JUL 18

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, July 18, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Reading, ’Riting, ’Rithmetic—and Racism: The Fourth “R” in Education The Confederacy: You have a choice | Cloaking Inequity - via @ProfessorJVH Belabored: Critical Race Panic in Schools, with Jesse Hagopian | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmanine

JUL 17

TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, July 17, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape TOP POSTS THIS WEEK 7/17/21 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 10, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT #TEACH
THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, July 17, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT
Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS, I GOT QUESTIONS – Dad Gone Wild - via @norinrad10 Getting into Adams Head: How Can I Get Off to a Successful Start As Mayor of NYC? | Ed In The Apple - via @edintheapple SPI Applauds 2021-22 Education Budget - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) -

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