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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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The Inevitable, Exponential Decline – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Pennsylvania teacher pension board. Gifts from Wall Street. - by Fred Klonsky - Fred Klonsky in Retirement -

ALWAYS PLAYING HURT – Dad Gone Wild - via @norinrad10

NYC Educator: UFT Executive Board October 4, 2021--Hybrid Model--UFT Executive Board Endorses Pro-Charter Eric Adams -

NYC Public School Parents: Class Size Matters testimony to the State Senate on the city's refusal to use any of the billions of dollars of additional state and federal funds where they're needed the most -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Final Investigation Report on the Behavior Of Chandra Hampson and Zachary DeWolf -

New Hampshire: Voucher Costs Are Likely to Be 60 Times the Amount Budgeted | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Universal Pre-K? Good Idea But Concerns About the Curriculum - on @NancyEBailey1

Garland taps FBI in response to ‘disturbing spike’ in threats against educators - POLITICO -

Teacher Tom: Forgetting -

Upcoming: Claiming Teacher and Student Agency in the Era of the “Science of Reading” (RRC) – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

SPI Announces Effort to Provide One Million Books - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) -

For-Profit Charter Schools Provide an Entryway for Private Investors to Exploit Public Education | Ed Politics -

International Case Studies: Public Education Works! | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

POINT: Put students before profits

Merrick Garland Tackles Threats to Educators Amid Critical Race Theory Furor - on @newsweek

Education unions leading in a pandemic: the reality behind the headlines - on @eduint

The Cost Of New Hampshire’s School Voucher Program Is Mushrooming - by @palan57 on @forbes

Three Things We All Need to Know to Teach the New Immigrants Coming to Our Classrooms - SEL In Action - on @pocketcasts

The Problem With Cute Kids - Janet Lansbury - via @janetlansbury

Education Research Report: Student Access to, and Interest in, Computer Science -

‘Alarming’ shortage of child care workers in Philadelphia prompts recruitment event via @ChalkbeatPHL

Enter the 'Splinternet': How Competing Visions for the Internet Could Shape Cyberspace | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Why Are Major Unions Undermining the Progressive Strategy on Reconciliation? - Labor leaders from the AFL-CIO and AFT are undermining left Democrats in the reconciliation fight. But members are pushing back.

Adopting Black Children: An Act of Love—And Self-Love | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Local Governments Can Lead in Public Safety Movement by Ben Jealous | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

What They’re Saying: Education and Legislative Leaders Support Announcement of COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Schools | California Governor -

Student nurses who refuse vaccination struggle to complete degrees

National University Group Launches Investigation of Structural Racism at University of North Carolina

Kansas City High School Teacher Gave Students a Worksheet Containing Racial, Misogynistic and Homophobic Slurs

$100,000 Donation Launches Breonna Taylor Memorial Scholarship Fund

In Honor of Chadwick Boseman, Netflix Creates $5.4 Million Scholarship for Howard University Students

Black Educators Take on Hesitancy as Gov. Newsom Issues COVID Vaccination Mandate

Active cases drop in NOLA Public Schools as city sees lower COVID-19 numbers

Nutrition - Learning Support (CA Dept of Education) -

The Justice Department will address threats against school officials and staff

New documentary highlights the struggles of teenage farm workers in California

A month after Hurricane Ida, thousands of kids have yet to return to school

How school administrators and parents are finding solutions to school bus shortage

NYC Educator: Non-English Speakers Race to the Standardized Test -

'It's embarrassing': Texas principal faces an uproar after scolding Black students for looking like 'Dr. Dre'

Texas school cancels speech by Black children's book author after he's accused of espousing critical race theory: report

Track cases, vaccinations, booster shot and testing information

Nationwide Anti-Rape Protests Demand Consequences for College Frats

Few Masks. Sick Kids. Packed ERs. How One District’s First Four Weeks of School Went Bad.

Whistleblower to Senate: Don't trust Facebook

National School Board Group Asks Biden For Protection Against Anti-CRT Parents, Labels ...

Merrick Garland Tackles Threats to Educators Amid Critical Race Theory Furor - Newsweek

My HBCU Comeback Moment: The Miss HBCU Pageant

Teacher in a Strange Land: I Can’t Believe I’m Looking at Test Scores | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

How strict should requirements to participate in virtual learning be? D.C. Council and Bowser feud over the answer.

Springfield Public Schools asks for $170K to search for CRT records - via @springfieldNL

Some Michigan health officials nix their school mask mandates via @ChalkbeatDET

Oakland education activist identified as shooting victim - friends mourn 'fierce warrior' - on @sfchronicle

Coronavirus-Related School Closures Plateau | Education News | US News -

DOJ to investigate threats against teachers, school board members nationwide | TheHill -

Schools sitting on large pot of federal aid, Peyser says - via @patriotledger

Students Charged, Two Fort Lauderdale Officers Injured After Large Fight at Dillard High – NBC 6 South Florida - via @nbc6

NH Department of Ed. proposes eliminating remote learning in most cases - on @WMUR9

Former Baltimore principal accuses headquarters of hiding administrative costs | WBFF - on

School Board Passes Code to Punish Teachers Over Critical Race Theory After Funding Threat - on @newsweek

Seattle Public Schools' enrollment dip to cause $28 million loss in state funding | - on KING5Seattle

Atlanta Public Schools recruiting teachers for virtual expansion - on @ajc

Adams 14 unaccredited as State Board orders new negotiations - Chalkbeat Colorado - on chalkbeat

Cops in Baltimore Schools are monitoring students' laptops - via @therealnews

St. Paul district to announce school closure plans – Twin Cities - on @pioneerpress

learning be? D.C. Council and Bowser feud over the answer.

Ethnic studies increases longer-run academic engagement and attainment | PNAS -

The National Day Of Writing Is On Oct. 20th – Here Are 37 Related Teaching & Learning “Best” Lists | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

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