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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, August 10, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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School Leadership Teams: How to urge your principal to lower class size (in Eng & Spanish) | Class Size Matters | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes -

WATCHING THE DETECTIVES – Dad Gone Wild - via @norinrad10

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Education Matters: How are Gary Chartrand and charter schools still a thing? -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Two Workshops Keep Board and Staff at Seattle Schools Busy -

Jan Resseger: Public School Advocates Must Sharpen Their Message | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: "I'm Going To Drown The Baby" -

Engaging Parents In School… | Going Beyond Parent "Involvement" -

What Happened to All the Caring Parents? | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

Teachers Union President Randi Weingarten on Why She Now Supports Vaccine Mandates for Teachers | Democracy Now! - on @democracynow

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle Schools and Its Website - Why Can't They Get It Right? -

Network for Public Education: Elites Profit From “Nonprofit” Charter Schools: An Interview with Carol Burris | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

When School Nurses Are Not Enough - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Florida Gov. DeSantis threatens school salaries over mask mandates - via @usatoday

Oregon governor signs bill suspending math, reading proficiency requirements for HS graduates | Fox News - on @foxnews

Opinion | Why Alachua County schools are defying Florida’s ban on mask mandates — even if it costs funding - The Washington Post -

How Were Underserved Communities Impacted by Pandemic Spending? | Pandemic Oversight -

Opinion | Universal Masking Can Protect Students From Covid - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Philadelphia teachers union favors vaccine mandate via @ChalkbeatPHL

SPI Visits Horace Mann Elementary in Oakland - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) -

a teacher looks to the coming school year - by @teacherken on @dailykos

KIPP Orchestra Leader Arrested For Sexual Abuse Charges From His Years at KIPP | Gary Rubinstein's Blog - via @garyrubinstein

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

London-Based Sons of Kemet Uses Poetry to Go 'Black to the Future' | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

At Liberty: Kimberlé Crenshaw on Teaching the Truth about Race in America | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Historians Should Teach History, Not Politicians

Concerns about start of school expressed at Western Heights Board meeting via @nondocmedia

Decision to vaccinate children rests on ethics rather than science

DeSantis threatens to withhold salaries of education officials as counties find mask workarounds #press #feedly

Virginia State University Unveils Student Debt Cancellation Initiative

Teacher's union plans next move on mandatory vaccines - POLITICO -

Amid Delta Variant, School Districts Are Divided Over Mask And Vaccine Mandates : NPR - on @NPR

Schools Prepping For Fall Semester With Unclear Masking, Vaccination Guidance | WAMC -

National teachers unions call for vaccines at the local level - on @altontelegraph

AFT Hails Decision to Extend Pause on Student Loan Payments

COVID-19 is increasing at record levels – Blue Ridge Muse

The Clock Is Ticking: What We Know About N.Y.C.’s School Reopening Plan - The New York Times - on @nytimes

If teachers unions care about kids, mandate the shot | Editorial

Ron DeSantis threatens to withhold superintendent salaries if schools mandate face masks

How parents can help kids deal with back-to-school anxiety

Gov. Greg Abbott’s order banning mask mandates in Texas schools faces lawsuit, defiance by big-city districts via @TexasTribune

As schools open, New Orleans district reports 116 COVID-19 cases and 638 people quarantining

The controversy over Apple’s plan to protect kids by scanning your iPhone

With caveats, Washington Teachers’ Union follows national unions and says it would support a vaccine mandate

Photo Essay: Leaving a reservation for college, but also staying close to home

The pandemic knocked many Native students off the college track

Summer camp 2021: More anxiety, more learning, more hugs — same fun

Tuesday’s Articles & Videos On School Reopenings | 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

As School Starts In Florida, Debate Rages Over Whether Districts Can Require Masks

The Way Teachers Cover Race And Privilege Could Have Big Consequences In Tennessee

Universal Masking Can Protect Students From Covid

Dallas School District Defies Governor, Orders Mask Mandate

Florida teachers fear Ron DeSantis ‘throwing us into the gladiator pit’ to satisfy GOP donors

‘Flailing’ DeSantis reduced to making minor threats as local school districts ignore his mask ban

Pandemic prompts changes in how future teachers are trained via @WUSA9

Fauci Says Teachers Should Be Required To Be Vaccinated

Dyslexia Industry Scores California Court Victory

Philly teachers union pledges support for vaccine mandate - WHYY -

‘Teacher Jail’: HISD Educators Under Investigation Can Spend Months Doing Nothing While Still Being Paid – Houston Public Media - via @houstonpubmedia

Chicago parents push for Virtual Academy details, remote options - Chalkbeat Chicago - on chalkbeat

Educators call for letter grades for schools to be shelved in 2021 after poor test scores via @theadvocatebr

Homeless encampment growing at Seattle public school with only weeks to go before children return to campus | The Post Millennial - by @tpostmillennial on @TPostMillennial

Fauci supports mandates for teacher vaccinations

Texas parents can now choose to hold their children back a grade because of pandemic disruptions - via @dallasnews

The Delta Variant Could Mean a Return to Virtual Learning | Time - on @TIME

How going remote led to dramatic drops in public school students  | EdSource - on @edsource

N.J. school mask opponents ‘willing to sacrifice our kids for politics.’ Gov. Murphy fires back at anti-mask protesters. - - on @njdotcom

DC Mom Wants Answers After 6-Year-Old’s School Bus Ride Takes 2.5 Hours – NBC4 Washington - via @nbcwashington

Universal pre-K, free community college tuition: What's in $3.5T budget bill - ABC News -

Boston Teachers Union president says she would support a vaccine mandate for educators - The Boston Globe - on @BostonGlobe

St. Johns County Schools fight to overturn transgender bathroom ruling - via @jaxdotcom

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