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Friday, August 20, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, August 20, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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The Top Banana: Today's Education Headlines | Facebook -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Oh the Things You Will Learn (Part 2) -

Education Matters: The absolute nonsense DCPS would have people believe. -

Texas: Disability Advocates File Federal Lawsuit Against Governor Abbott’s Masking Ban | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

State of Emergency in El Dorado County - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) -

How Will NYC Kids Do School While on Quarantine? | JD2718 - on @wordpressdotcom

Texas Supreme Court Rejects Gov. Abbott’s Intervention, Allows Districts to Mandate Masks, for Now | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

NEA President Becky Pringle on Vaccine and Mask Mandates - The Atlantic -

What Would It Take to Genuinely Do What Is Best for Kids? | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

Teacher Tom: To Seize The Joy Lying, Waiting, At Your Feet -

BuzzFlash: Jeff Bryant: Industry Lobbying Firm Rushes to Defend Charter Schools That Think of Children as a Business | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

The WEP/GPO and same-sex married couples. – Fred Klonsky - via @fklonsky

We Have Lost a Dear Friend: Laura Chapman | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Biden Administration Will Take Action Against States That Ban Mask Mandates | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Republicans Embrace “Three Kinds of Lies: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics” – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Journalism’s Gates keepers - Columbia Journalism Review - via cjr

More Questions than Answers as Schools Reopen

Why many school districts are being set up for fiscal failure | -

As Childhood Covid Cases Spike, School Vaccination Clinics Are Slow Going - The New York Times - on @nytimes

'Mask Wars' Are Erupting In Schools As Students Return Back : Back To School: Live Updates : NPR -

Campaign pushing for St. Louis education reform stalls, sparks school board outrage | Education | -

Writing | The Afterword: A Conversation About the Future of Words -

Sandra Oh Wants You to Enjoy This Show - by @@EmmaJanePettit on @chronicle

Top education policymaker’s wife sits on charter school board | Raleigh News & Observer - on newsobserver

Latest Data on COVID-19 Vaccinations by Race/Ethnicity | KFF - on @kff

Philadelphia schools to test symptomatic students this year - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

Mike Klonsky's Blog: The Emerson Poll: Perception vs. Reality -

The CDC Only Tracks a Fraction of Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections, Even as Cases Surge

All Teachers Should Be Vaccinated

The Fight To Preserve Rosenwald Schools | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

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Texas drops mask mandate ban enforcement in public schools

U.S. Department of Education Grants Interest Rate Benefit to More Than 47,000 Service Members | U.S. Department of Education - U.S. Department of Education -

A ripped-off mask and verbal assault: how tensions over changing mask rules spilled over in one Texas school district

Rural schools shut down to keep COVID-19 from overwhelming their small communities

Texas says schools now must notify families of positive COVID-19 cases in classrooms

School boards are in open revolt against Ron DeSantis’s anti-mask crusade

Cal State students failing, withdrawing from many required classes at a high rate

Three New Resources For Planning The First Days Of School | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Friday’s New Articles 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

COVID-19 vaccination mandate for teachers, school staffers likely within days

The Topic Of Masks In Schools Is Polarizing Some Parents To The Point Of Violence

Arizona Will Withhold Funds From Schools With Mask Mandates

Teachers Reflect On Another Pandemic School Year

Uncertainty over quarantine rules sows confusion in runup to start of NYC school year

U.S. to erase student debt for those with severe disabilities

Children with disabilities sue the Texas governor over his ban on school mask mandates.

As Childhood Covid Cases Spike, School Vaccination Clinics Are Slow Going

Massachusetts teachers’ union presses the Republican governor for a vaccine mandate.

Culver City School District to Require Students 12 and Older to be Vaccinated

A Trump fundraising email compares American teachers to the Taliban -- and it's an explicit invitation to violence

Florida schools are a 'monumental mess' and it's all Ron DeSantis's fault: Former GOP strategist

Tennessee sets ‘stunning’ new child COVID records after GOP fought mask mandates: 'NEVER been this bad'

Angry parents pull their kids out of 'chaotic' Georgia schools that refuse to enact pandemic safety measures

21 IL School Districts Placed On Probation For Disregarding Masks

Covid, heat, staff shortages and a rat infestation force closure of schools and districts - The Washington Post -

Part Of The All-Girls Robotics Team Flees Afghanistan

Fairfax County schools says employees must get a coronavirus vaccine or be tested

Alexandria City Public Schools will require vaccination or testing for staff

Sophomores in name only: Helping students start their second first year

Greg Abbott's war on mask mandates has 'backfired' — and he's eyeing an exit strategy: reporter

AFL-CIO names Shuler as first female president

HISD trustees approve $500 stipends for vaccinated employees, additional sick days - on @houstonchron

Which students missed class during COVID-19? We asked. And, schools don’t know.

School boards become ground zero for country's culture wars | TheHill -

K-8 or Middle School: What Works for Early Adolescents Depends on Many Factors - MindShift - on @kqed

Oregon will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all teachers - - on @oregonlive

California Supreme Court won’t hear O.C. Board of Education’s challenge to school mask mandate | KTLA -

Massachusetts gives Boston Schools superintendent her license back -- for now -

Biden administration sends trans students a back-to-school message via @nbcnews

Parent alleges Atlanta school designated ‘Black classes’, others dispute that claim - on @ajc

Hawaii Turns To Mainland Teachers To End Distance Learning Backlog

Federal judge blocks KY governor’s school mask mandate | Lexington Herald Leader - on heraldleader

In NYC, no plans yet for how quarantined students will learn - Chalkbeat New York - on chalkbeat

Biden Gives Newsom Thumbs Up on School Vaccine Mandate as Under-17 Cases Spike

Parents and activists confront OPSB to demand expanded virtual learning options

Florida agency says state can dock pay from school districts with mask mandates

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Banned Mask Mandates. Schools Pushed Back—and Won, for Now.

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