Tuesday, August 17, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, August 17, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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

CURMUDGUCATION: PA: A Different Tax Credit Approach - http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2021/08/pa-different-tax-credit-approach.html

The WEP/GPO is a hardship for retired teachers. – Fred Klonsky - https://wp.me/p4C3g-qso via @fklonsky

NO SURPRISES HERE – Dad Gone Wild - https://wp.me/p4d08y-2Qj via @norinrad10

Education Matters: Is DCPS under reporting its COVID Cases? - https://jaxkidsmatter.blogspot.com/2021/08/is-dcps-under-reporting-its-covid-cases.html

Texas Supreme Court Supports Gov. Abbott’s Ban on Mask Mandates | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uBp via @dianeravitch

Why Does Your Right to Unmask Usurp My Child’s Right to a Safe School? | gadflyonthewallblog - https://wp.me/p4QD1W-3AG via @StevenSinger3

CURMUDGUCATION: Curmudgubirthday - http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2021/08/curmudgubirthday.html

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

NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA SECRETARY OF EDUCATION AND THE U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases

Teacher Tom: The Fighter Jet Coin Sorter - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2021/08/the-jet-fighter-coin-sorter.html

Nancy Bailey's Education Website: Pandemic Learning Loss Reports That Sell Online Programs Are Harmful for Students with Disabilities | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11017 on @NEPCtweet

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

Florida: COVID Cases Surge in Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uBR via @dianeravitch

Mike Rose and Bob Moses. – Fred Klonsky - https://wp.me/p4C3g-qsr via @fklonsky

Tennessee Teacher Fired After Teaching on White Privilege - The Atlantic - https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/08/matt-hawn-tennessee-teacher-fired-white-privilege/619770/ on @theatlantic

MCPS parents, students push for outdoor lunch plan during COVID-19 - https://bethesdamagazine.com/?p=252308 via @Bethesda_Mag

Do charter schools really receive 25% less
funding per student than school districts?- https://www.psba.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Charter_25.pdf

Young People Deserve Police-Free Schools - Progressive.org - https://progressive.org/magazine/young-people-police-free-schools-fernandez-stith/

Coronavirus News- Live Coverage and Breaking Stories | ABC News - ABC News - https://abcnews.go.com/Health/Coronavirus

Education Justice Block Party Tickets, Sat, Aug 14, 2021 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/education-justice-block-party-tickets-164171317831?link_id= on @eventbrite

What Needs to Be Negotiated?. Teacher Unions, the COVID Pandemic and… | by AFT | Aug, 2021 | AFT Voices - https://aftvoices.org/what-needs-to-be-negotiated-a65af72e067b by @AFTunion on @rweingarten

Philadelphia teachers union: District has not proposed vaccine mandate - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2021/8/16/22628119/philadelphia-teachers-union-pft-no-vaccine-mandate on chalkbeat

The NYC DOE and De Blasio Are Planning to Kill Students This Year! - http://southbronxschool.blogspot.com/2021/08/the-nyc-doe-and-de-blasio-are-planning.html

LAUSD admits to delays with COVID-19 health check system - Los Angeles Times - https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-08-16/lausd-admits-slow-start-to-daiy by @@cshalby on @latimes

Inside one Bay Area school district’s first day of school | EdSource - https://edsource.org/?p=659659 on @edsource

Why Won’t Klein ISD Encourage Mask Wearing to Minimize Spread of COVID? | by Bryan James Henry | Aug, 2021 | Medium - https://bryanjameshenry.medium.com/why-wont-klein-isd-encourage-mask-wearing-to-minimize-spread-of-covid-445fa259d700 on @Medium

The infrastructure kids learn in - New York Daily News - https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-the-infrastructure-kids-learn-in-20210816-jaftwunlebfyvpmfwgifnwwm5m-story.html via @nydailynews

Children caught in Covid culture wars as US politicians defy health advice | Coronavirus | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/aug/16/covid-culture-wars-children-risk-politicians by @edpilkington on @guardian

Child hospitalizations for covid-19 skyrocket amid delta surge - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/08/13/children-hospitalizations-covid-delta/

Some San Diego County schools are breaking the state's K-12 mask mandate - The San Diego Union-Tribune - https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/story/2021-08-16/some-san-diego-county-schools-are-breaking-the-states-k-12-mask-mandate by @Kristen_Taketa on @sdut

Vaccinate Kids Under 12 to Protect Us All From COVID-19 - The Atlantic - https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/08/vaccinate-kids-under-12-delta-covid/619752/ on @theatlantic

Afghan Women Will Surely Suffer https://www.laprogressive.com/afghan-women-will-surely-suffer/

How to keep latchkey kids out of the mental health ‘danger zone’ https://nondoc.com/2021/08/17/keep-latchkey-kids-out-of-mental-health-danger-zone/ via @nondocmedia

AFL-CIO prepares to replace Trumka - POLITICO - https://www.politico.com/newsletters/weekly-shift/2021/08/16/afl-cio-prepares-to-replace-trumka-797173

Prepping For Another School Year With COVID Angst | The Brian Lehrer Show | WNYC - https://www.wnyc.org/story/prepping-another-school-year-covid-angst on @WNYC

AFT president rips Ron DeSantis a new one - Palmer Report - https://www.palmerreport.com/?p=40847 by @palmerreport on @dailynewsbin

Jonathan Butcher: Biden and Critical Racial Theory – How to Counterattack in the Confusing Mixed Signals of Administrators - Texas News Today - https://texasnewstoday.com/?p=417359

DeSantis’ executive order is misleading about lack of scientific support for masking in schools https://www.salon.com/2021/08/17/desantis-executive-order-is-misleading-about-lack-of-scientific-support-for-masking-in-schools_partner/

Biden's education secretary vows to pay salaries of school officials if Ron DeSantis blocks pay https://www.salon.com/2021/08/17/bidens-education-secretary-vows-to-pay-salaries-of-school-officials-if-ron-desantis-blocks-pay-_partner/

Confusion reigns in Texas as legal fight over mask mandates rages between Abbott and local officials https://www.salon.com/2021/08/17/confusion-reigns-in-texas-as-legal-fight-over-mask-mandates-rages-between-abbott-and-local-officials_partner/

CTA Radio Spot - A New School Year Begins | "Thank You" https://youtu.be/TEozdn_kbh8 via @YouTube

CTA Anuncio de Radio - El Nuevo Año Escolar | "Gracias" https://youtu.be/j4UtZwmfyL0 via @YouTube

Texas’ controversial new social studies law prompts McKinney school officials to cancel Youth and Government class https://www.texastribune.org/2021/08/17/texas-social-studies-mckinney-youth-government/

More than 3,000 students, school staff in quarantine as active cases jump https://thelensnola.org/2021/08/16/more-than-3000-students-school-staff-in-quarantine-as-active-cases-jump/

OPSB to vote on employee vaccine mandate this week https://thelensnola.org/2021/08/16/opsb-to-consider-vaccine-mandate-policy-this-week/

Mike Rose , Rest in Power | Bill Ayers - https://wp.me/p3AjC-Uf on @wordpressdotcom

SPI Visits Girls Academic Leadership Academy in LA - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr21/yr21rel57.asp

School Is Starting in California. Can Children Stay Safe From Covid-19? https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/16/us/ca-school-covid.html

Podcast: Back to school in the COVID-19 Delta era http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/LlBluZw9WGg/the-times-podcast-back-to-school-covid-19

LAUSD admits slow start, snafus with COVID-19 Daily Pass. 'I think we'll get better' http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/jElg9MEOVNk/lausd-admits-slow-start-to-daiy

'Que locura' — This is madness. First day of school stresses out parents, students http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/3iBXoz2juFU/covid-19-testing-delays-snarl-la-back-to-school-day

Tuesday’s New Articles & Videos On School Reopenings | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=120009 on @Larryferlazzo

“17 Actions Administrators Can Take Now to Support Students & Teachers” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=119868 on @Larryferlazzo

Parents group urges Murphy to allow remote learning https://www.njspotlight.com/video/parents-group-urges-murphy-to-allow-remote-learning/

'The State Must Provide' Is A Lesson On Inequality In Higher Ed, Past And Present https://www.npr.org/2021/08/16/1028076069/the-state-must-provide-is-a-lesson-on-inequality-in-higher-ed-past-and-present

Tennessee Governor Allows Parents to Opt Out of School Mask Mandate https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/16/us/tennessee-bill-lee-mask-mandate.html

Texas State Supreme Court Upholds Texas’ Mask Mandate Ban https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/15/us/texas-covid-masks-ban-abbott.html

Asbestos troubles at Masterman raise safety concerns about some other Philadelphia schools as first day looms https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2021/8/16/22627827/asbestos-troubles-at-masterman-raise-concerns-about-other-philadelphia-schools-as-first-day-looms

5600 students in one Florida county are in quarantine after COVID cases reported in first week of school http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRawStory/~3/tvKxK0Lhmos/

Nearly 200 Students, Teachers Have COVID After 1st Week Of School https://patch.com/florida/sarasota/nearly-200-students-teachers-have-covid-after-1st-week-school?google_editors_picks=true

NorCal Father Attacks Teacher Over Mask Mandate https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/norcal-father-attacks-teacher-over-mask-mandate?google_editors_picks=true

Last spring, D.C. probably tested 4% — not 10% — of students in asymptomatic testing program, auditor report states - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/dc-schools-covid-tests-audit/2021/08/16/ace31f76-febb-11eb-85f2-b871803f65e4_story.html

Florida Schools Struggle To Find Bus Drivers As Virus Surges | HuffPost - https://www.huffpost.com/entry/florida-covid-19-surge-bus-driver-shortage_n_611af6cce4b0f7bc26a8d43b on @HuffPost

Ed Notes Online: It's about the economy, stupid: How Much Learning Loss is Legend? Reports of students feeling LESS Social pressure from NOT being in school - https://ednotesonline.blogspot.com/2021/08/its-about-economy-stupdi-how-much.html

Middle school’s moment: What the science tells us about improving the middle grades - https://hechingerreport.org/?p=80701 via @hechingerreport

TEACHER VOICE: We’ll need a lot more than academics to help students recover from the pandemic - https://hechingerreport.org/?p=81400 via @hechingerreport

Is Higher Education a Pyramid Scheme? https://www.laprogressive.com/pyramid-scheme-2/

Faculty at Some U.S. State Universities Protest for More Safety Measures https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/17/us/university-protests-masks-vaccines.html

More than 160 Minnesota school principals sign woke 'de-centering whiteness' pledge | Daily Mail Online - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9896441/More-160-Minnesota-school-principals-sign-woke-centering-whiteness-pledge.html#new_tab

John Oliver Blasts Parents Who Are Angry About Mask Mandates in Schools: “Upsettingly Loud Idiots” – The Hollywood Reporter - https://wp.me/pcEQmt-1lzVpD on @thr

The K–12 Pandemic Budget and Staffing Crises Have Not Panned Out—Yet: Selected Findings from the Third American School District Panel Survey | RAND - https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA956-3.html#new_tab on @RANDCorporation

38 States Setting Up Permanent Virtual Schools After Pandemic Sparked Interest - https://www.newsweek.com/38-states-setting-permanent-virtual-schools-after-pandemic-sparked-interest-1618894#new_tab on @newsweek

S.F. public school parents found their voices during the pandemic. They're not done fighting for kids - https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf/bayarea/heatherknight/article/S-F-public-school-parents-found-their-voices-16386428.php#new_tab on @sfchronicle

Schools look to expand competency-based education - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/schools-competency-based-education/2021/08/13/a8faac98-fac0-11eb-9c0e-97e29906a970_story.html#new_tab

Georgia Milestones test results confirm impact of COVID-19 on Georgia students - https://www.ajc.com/education/milestones-scores-confirm-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-georgia-students/GLDVEBUVZZAKRL763S5YIDARGU/#new_tab on @ajc

America is heading back to school. Teachers are looking for thousands of missing kids. - https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/america-heading-back-school-teachers-090115344.html#new_tab on @Yahoo

Alison Collins' $87 million lawsuit against S.F. school board members, district tossed by judge - https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Alison-Collins-87-million-lawsuit-against-16390572.php#new_tab on @sfchronicle

Schools are paying parents hundreds of dollars to drive their own kids amid bus-driver shortage | The Seattle Times - https://www.seattletimes.com/?p=14132369 on @seattletimes

Houston ISD: There will be consequences for students, staff who don't comply with mask mandate - https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/education/article/hisd-mask-mandate-disciple-students-staff-16390248.php#new_tab on @houstonchron

Louisiana's top school board seeks federal approval to shelve public school letter grades | Education | theadvocate.com - https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/education/article_d75597a8-fe9c-11eb-a1f2-e7cd0b91a520.html#new_tab by @https://www.twitter.com/willsentell on @theadvocatebr

Chicago and Illinois lose when CPS fails to serve special education kids | Editorial - Chicago Sun-Times - https://chicago.suntimes.com/education/2021/8/12/22619965/chicago-cps-special-education-students-editorial#new_tab

From Deficit Messaging to Asset Thinking: How Can Schools Frame Pandemic Learning & SEL? - ED.gov Blog - https://blog.ed.gov/?p=30785

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Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2021/08/this-week-education-research-report_14.html

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Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA AND THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2021/08/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona_14.html

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