Latest News and Comment from Education

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, August 25, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

 Big Education Ape


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

DIY Air Filters For Classrooms? Experts Are Enthusiastic — And A Citizen Scientist Makes It Easy -

Judge Rules SCUSD Scab Pay Was Illegal, Finds Hundreds of Strikers are Due Compensation - Sacramento City Teachers Association -

DOE’s completely bogus Contracts for Excellence plan; send in your comments today! | Class Size Matters | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes -

14 Reasons Why It Might STILL Be Dangerous to Open School Buildings - on @NancyEBailey1

Schools Matter: Unmasking the Hostility to Masks -

2021 STEAM Back-To-School Pre-Conference - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) -

Education Matters: Duval's mask mandate comes two weeks two late, sorry make that an entire month -

Governor Hochul, the UnCuomo Governor: A Supporter of Public Schools or a Machiavellian with a Velvet Glove? | Ed In The Apple - via @edintheapple

“The American Dream Is Now in Denmark” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: There Is Very Little We Can Teach Other People -

School Finance 101: Child Poverty and State School Finance Formulas – School Finance 101 - via @SchlFinance101

It’s governors vs. the White House this school year. And no one is winning. - POLITICO -

Alison Collins | San Francisco Public School | Mom Blog - by @alimcollins

Education Law Center: NJ Supreme Court Affirms Mandate to Address the Impact of Charter Schools on Segregation and Funding | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Charter school is hiding COVID cases from parents: whistleblower - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism -

Steve Hinnefeld: Racial Integration Benefits All of Us | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Moving from “All Students Must” to “Each Student Deserves” | by Paul Thomas | Aug, 2021 | Medium - by @plthomasEdD on @Medium

Science / Fiction — Carol Black -

"I actually don't have kids"; School meeting agitator answers qu - Erie News Now | WICU and WSEE in Erie, PA -

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Downsizing School Reform After the Pandemic | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

glen brown: “The most effective thing you can do to protect yourself, your loved ones and the world, is to GET VACCINATED. And it will work” by Dr. Anita Sircar -

Black Teachers Defend Their Curriculum From Attacks on Critical Race Theory @inthesetimesmag

Christian Students Protest Departure Of Volleyball Coach

Teachers' unions, doctors agree that vaccines, masks crucial for return to school via @upi

Missouri attorney general sues schools over mask mandate - via @missouritimes

Cal Ed Chief Thurmond to Families: “Translate Fear Into Action” as Schools Reopen - The Sacramento Observer - by @cablackmedia on @sacobserver

With a full plate of controversial bills to go, Texas House committee OKs funding for virtual learning

Texas extends pandemic benefits for families whose kids have lost access to free or reduced-price meals

After FDA approval, no plans to call for student vaccine mandates at New Orleans-area school districts

New Orleans schools offering cash to students and staff who get tested for COVID

More than half of Florida’s students now go to schools with mask mandates - The Washington Post -

What to know about school masks, staff vaccines and quarantines in the D.C. area

Error-riddled ethics reports on school board create political firestorm in Prince George’s County

The science of catching up

When kids pick their ‘trusted adult,’ it pays off

Digital divide: Gap is narrowing, but how will schools maintain progress?

Coronavirus cases lead to missed school days for 6,500 LAUSD students during first week

Wednesday’s New 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

Delta Variant Makes It Even More Important To Have Improved Air Quality In Schools

The ACLU Sues Over South Carolina's Ban On School Mask Mandates

Oregon School Board Faces Backlash After Banning Black Lives Matter And Pride Flags

Ohio State Mandates Covid Vaccine for Students and Employees

Massachusetts Is Set to Issue a Mask Mandate in Schools

Vaccine mandate gets approval by Philadelphia school board

Indiana students urge school board to keep LGBTQ Pride flag but district labels it ‘indoctrination’

Tennessee school administrator 'reassigned' after comparing vaccinations to the Holocaust

Ohio Republican schooled in hearing after falsely claiming COVID vaccine kills kids

Brawl erupts after Kentucky teacher allegedly hurls racist insult at Black student

Parents of disabled children in Florida: 'We need action right now' on mask mandates

A Bumpy Fall Semester

South Carolina parent tells school board CDC has plan to use COVID to develop Nazi-style ‘concentration camps’

Cumpliremos con el deseo del presidente de apoyar la reapertura segura y sostenida de las escuelas - Blog -

Kathy Hochul Requires Masks In New York Schools In First Address As Governor

Schools Test Kids for COVID-19 & Define ‘Close Contact’

Cooper vetoes bill tweaking charter school oversight - Carolina Journal - Carolina Journal - via @CarolinaJournal

Pandemic windfall for US schools has few strings attached - on @ap

S.F. schools plan to spend $2.9 million on air purifiers to combat wildfire smoke, coronavirus risk -

Texas House committee advances bill to make more virtual learning options possible - via @dallasnews

FDA Approval Empowers School Systems to Tell Teachers, Staff: ‘Get Vaccine – No Exceptions’ | Education News | US News - on @USNews

NYC still deciding how to teach quarantined kids this school year - by @nypmetro on @nypost

St. Louis Public Schools will require staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 | Education | -

Arizona Program Gives Vouchers to Parents Pulling Kids Out of Mask-Mandating Schools | Education News | US News - on @USNews

California school reopening: New law complicates quarantines| CalMatters - via @CalMatters

COVID: long-lasting symptoms rarer in children than in adults – new research - by @R_Hughes1 on @ConversationUK

Feds: Governors should mandate masks in K-12 schools - via @freep

Emotional back-and-forth over critical race theory in schools reaches Texas House committee - via @dallasnews

US outbreaks force early reversals on in-person learning - on @ap

City Pledges To Change Policies Investigating Sexual Misconduct In Schools In Settlement With Students - Gothamist - on @gothamist

A Portland-area school offered teens and others $50 to get vaccinated. Parents cried ‘bribery’ and got it canceled

Fort Worth protesters ask for superintendents removal | Fort Worth Star-Telegram - on startelegram

Clay County sends 7th grade class home, citing staffing crisis - - on @aldotcom

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, August 24, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT -

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, August 23, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT -

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, August 22, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT -

Big Education Ape: CURMUDGUCATION: ICYMI: Stone Skipping Edition (8/22) -

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, August 21, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT -

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, August 21, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT -

Big Education Ape: KEEP UP/ CATCH UP WITH DIANE RAVITCH'S BLOG A site to discuss better education for all #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform -

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 -

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report -




Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it -

Big Education Ape: Network for Public Education Blog Post of the Day This Week #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform -


Big Education Ape