Friday, July 30, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, July 30, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES


The Top Banana: Today's Education Headlines | Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/The-Top-Banana-Todays-Education-Headlines-730208504396249



Charter Schools: The Vision of their Founders vs. Today’s Reality | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-838 via @janresseger



We Don’t Need More ADVICE on How to Safely Reopen Schools. We Need RULES. | gadflyonthewallblog - https://wp.me/p4QD1W-3zS via @StevenSinger3


John Thompson: Will We Be Ready for the Fall? - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/blog-content/john-thompson-will-we-be-ready-for-the-fall/


Education Matters: Greene and the school board risked lives and for what? - https://jaxkidsmatter.blogspot.com/2021/07/greene-and-school-board-risked-lives.html


CURMUDGUCATION: Contactless Education - http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2021/07/contactless-education.html


NYC Public School Parents: NYC Council Introduces New Class Size Reduction Bill - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2021/07/councilmembers-treyger-and-johnson.html


Bob Moses: A Tribute to a Brilliant Civil Rights Activist and Educator, and His Message to Us | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uw9 via @dianeravitch


NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/


What Are The Benefits Of Black And Brown Students Having Same Race Teachers? - Philly's 7th Ward - https://wp.me/p7sbg2-xE


Teacher Tom: "Love And Anger Are Such A Puzzle!" - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2021/07/love-and-anger-are-such-puzzle.html


Pizza and milk: Why school lunches feel like they’re frozen in time - Vox - https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/22580700/comic-school-lunch-history-square-pizza-healthy on voxdotcom


Chicago: Teachers Union Celebrates Law Creating an Elected School Board | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uxf via @dianeravitch


Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/ on @Larryferlazzo


4 Big Myths About Pandemic Learning Loss, Debunked | HuffPost Life - https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pandemic-learning-loss-myths_l_6102ce7de4b000b997df7fa0 on @huffpostparents


Traverse City, Michigan, Divided Over Racism and Critical Race Theory | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uvN via @dianeravitch


Ignoring the American Academy of Pediatrics Hurts Kids | by Dr. Mariam Mahmud | Jul, 2021 | Medium - https://medium.com/@drmahmudpeds/ignoring-the-american-academy-of-pediatrics-hurts-kids-c2a9f3a6598a on @Medium

OPINION: Using critical race theory to understand the backlash against it - https://hechingerreport.org/?p=80826 via @hechingerreport

How will Lancaster County's 3 poorest school districts use their Level Up funding? [Lancaster Watchdog] | Local News | lancasteronline.com - https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/how-will-lancaster-countys-3-poorest-school-districts-use-their-level-up-funding-lancaster-watchdog/article_d5afd3d2-e123-11eb-a920-d7f2fd1d471d.html via @lancasteronline

Education Research Report: Fit kids, fat vocabularies - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/

Pennsylvania court to allow some evidence of racial disparities in landmark school funding case https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2021/7/29/22600717/pennsylvania-court-to-allow-some-evidence-of-racial-disparities-in-landmark-school-funding-case via @ChalkbeatPHL

Councilmembers Treyger and Johnson Introduce Class Size Reduction Bill | Class Size Matters Councilmembers Treyger and Johnson Introduce Class Size Reduction Bill | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes - https://classsizematters.org/?p=10011

This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=119187 on @Larryferlazzo

In the middle of the pandemic Burger King said work sick or go home with no pay. – Fred Klonsky - https://wp.me/p4C3g-qqu via @fklonsky

The Depth of Educators’ College Debt https://educationvotes.nea.org/?p=49490#.YQQN-fCzYys.twitter via @EdVotes

Student loans saddle educators with lifetime of debt https://educationvotes.nea.org/?p=49499#.YQQONIueb94.twitter via @EdVotes

House votes for historic increase in education funding https://educationvotes.nea.org/?p=49500#.YQQOafDPqws.twitter via @EdVotes

Black Communities and Deadly Vaccine Hesitancy https://www.laprogressive.com/deadly-vaccine-hesitancy/

A Latina Third Grade Teacher Has Started an Open Air Market to Create Space for Her Lennox Community in the Midst of SoFi’s Gentrification Effects ~ L.A. TACO - https://www.lataco.com/?p=120467 via @lataco

Randi Weingarten became the first openly gay president of an American labor union, and she made Michael Bloomberg bend to her will. https://www.wbez.org/stories/randi-weingarten-reps-17-million-workers/84e95de5-3de7-44b1-878d-6846eb55edc9

COVID spread brings back masks and generates mandates – People's World - https://peoplesworld.org/?p=111463

Full-Service Community Schools Empower Students to Succeed - EIN Presswire - https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/547560998/full-service-community-schools-empower-students-to-succeed

White House won't rule out future lockdowns, school closures if CDC says so - https://news.yahoo.com/white-house-won-apos-t-195023804.html on @YahooNews

NOLA Public Schools backs off plan to abruptly close Singleton https://thelensnola.org/2021/07/29/nola-public-schools-backs-off-plan-to-abruptly-close-singleton/

Yes, Covid-19 vaccine mandates are legal https://www.vox.com/22599791/covid-vaccine-mandate-legal-joe-biden-supreme-court-jacobson-massachusetts-boss-employer

Back to School: Sacramento City Unified reopening plans - https://www.kcra.com/article/back-to-school-sacramento-city-unified-reopening-plans/37093324 on @kcranews

College students weigh risks and rewards of studying abroad in pandemic era https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/study-abroad-programs-covid/2021/07/30/5843a6f0-ee1e-11eb-81d2-ffae0f931b8f_story.html

More schools in the Washington region will mandate masks in the fall https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/washington-region-schools-masks-fall/2021/07/29/46cdcb3c-f079-11eb-81d2-ffae0f931b8f_story.html

Teacher licensing rules are one reason small schools don’t have enough teachers https://hechingerreport.org/teacher-licensing-rules-are-one-reason-small-schools-dont-have-enough-teachers/

LAUSD to require testing of students, staff regardless of vaccination status http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/rxsvCSk-ssU/lausd-to-require-testing-of-students-staff-regardless-of-vaccination-status

'The need is now.' Cecilia V. Estolano, new UC regents chair, calls for expanding enrollment http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/10jPg1OwouQ/q-a-top-priority-for-new-uc-board-of-regents-chair-cecilia-v-estolano-expanding-enrollment

California is failing to meet demand for UC admission. Why it's a crisis http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/qjmJfdQntZQ/california-is-failing-to-meet-demand-for-uc-admission-why-its-a-crisis

Check Out Two-Hundred Of My Ten-Minute BAM Radio Shows & Look For A New Season To Begin In September! | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=119196 on @Larryferlazzo

New law mandates civics classes for NJ’s middle schoolers https://www.njspotlight.com/video/new-law-mandates-civics-classes-for-njs-middle-schoolers/

Texas School Administrators Go Door To Door To Bring Students Back To The Classroom https://www.npr.org/2021/07/29/1022412586/texas-school-administrators-go-door-to-door-to-bring-students-back-to-the-classr

NYC council members, teachers union introduce bill to cap public school class sizes https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-uft-council-bill-to-cap-class-sizes-covid-20210729-dveqbwtzwrcrhc3aumjbly7srq-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

Los Angeles Schools Will Test All Students and Staff for Covid https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/30/world/los-angeles-schools-covid.html

Murals at a San Francisco School Should Stay for Now, Judge Says https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/29/arts/design/san-francisco-george-washington-murals.html

School Is In Session: How Have Students Fared? https://www.npr.org/2021/07/30/1022380047/school-is-in-session-how-have-students-fared

Innovations in Addressing COVID-19 and Promoting Equity: FY 2021 Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Competition Announcement - ED.gov Blog - https://blog.ed.gov/?p=30758

New Efforts to Increase Access to Pell Grants for Incarcerated Students - ED.gov Blog - https://blog.ed.gov/?p=30765

Here are the Utah districts where your child can enroll in online school — even if you don’t live there - https://www.sltrib.com/news/education/2021/07/30/here-are-utah-districts/#new_tab by https://www.facebook.com/kaitlyn.bancroft.5 on @sltrib

Proposal would limit number of students allowed in NYC classrooms - Chalkbeat New York - https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/7/29/22599028/teachers-union-city-council-clas-size-covid#new_tab on chalkbeat

Zūm wins $150M from San Francisco schools to modernize and electrify student transport | TechCrunch - https://techcrunch.com/?p=2183493 by @rebeccabellan on @techcrunch

Biden Calls on Schools to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Kids 12 and Up - https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/biden-calls-on-schools-to-host-covid-19-vaccination-clinics-for-kids-12-and-up/2021/07#new_tab by @andrewujifusa on @educationweek

Elorza and McKee face off at WaterFire over teacher contract - https://www.providencejournal.com/story/news/politics/2021/07/28/elorza-and-mckee-face-off-waterfire-over-teacher-contract/5410949001/#new_tab via @projo

Chicago will overhaul standardized testing amid questions about how to measure COVID academic gaps  https://chicago.chalkbeat.org/2021/7/28/22598976/chicago-will-drop-nwea-map-adopt-skyline-curriculum-testing-amid-questions-about-covid-academic-loss via @ChalkbeatCHI

Protesters to Baltimore Schools CEO: Resign now, children failing at alarming rate | WBFF - http://foxbaltimore.biz/news/project-baltimore/protesters-plan-rally-calling-for-city-schools-ceo-to-resign#new_tab on http://twitter.com/foxbaltimore

Schools could become ‘super spreaders’ in fall, NY still reviewing masks (Cuomo briefing) - syracuse.com - https://www.syracuse.com/coronavirus/2021/07/schools-could-become-super-spreaders-in-fall-ny-still-reviewing-masks-cuomo-briefing.html#new_tab on @syracusedotcom

LAUSD to require testing of students, staff regardless of vaccination status http://a.msn.com/01/en-us/AAMIrDr?ocid=st

Biden: 'Every school should be open' in the fall | TheHill - https://thehill.com/node/565543

Pritzker signs bill creating elected Chicago school board over Lightfoot’s objections - Chicago Sun-Times - https://chicago.suntimes.com/education/2021/7/29/22600829/pritzker-signs-elected-school-board-bill-lightfoot-chicago#new_tab


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