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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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The Gates Foundation Avoids a Reckoning on Race and Power | The Nation - https://www.thenation.com/?p=396986 on @TheNation



Teacher in a Strange Land: I Can’t Believe I’m Looking at Test Scores | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11077 on @NEPCtweet



CURMUDGUCATION: The Missing School Choice Argument - http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2021/10/the-missing-school-choice-argument.html



Ohio: Republicans Intensify Theft of Public School Funding | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uOV via @dianeravitch



SPI Announces Early Childhood Legislation - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr21/yr21rel77.asp



Private Equity Partnership with Ron Packard’s Accel Charter Schools Supercharges the Profit Motive | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8fb via @janresseger



CURMUDGUCATION: A Handy Guide To SCOTUS, Schools, and the Wall between Church and State - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2021/10/a-handy-guide-to-scotus-schools-and.html



Jeremy Mohler: Don’t Make Fun of Anti-Maskers: Try to Educate Them | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uOi via @dianeravitch



Teacher Tom: Cooperation: The Real Law Of The Jungle - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2021/10/cooperation-real-law-of-jungle.html



Fact Sheet: Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Overhaul - U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases



Young People Take Center Court in ‘The Kaepernick Effect’ – I AM AN EDUCATOR - https://wp.me/p3bHrD-1JR via @JessedHagopian



Whatever Happened to Digital Textbooks? | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - https://wp.me/pBm7c-8iQ via @CubanLarry



Nora de la Cour: For-Profit Remote Learning is a Disaster | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-uOO via @dianeravitch


Texas high school shooting: 4 hurt, 18-year-old suspect at large - ABC News - https://abcn.ws/3FkhQ9P via @ABC

S.F. schools' financial tailspin prompts state to intervene in face of massive shortfall - https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/State-intervenes-to-address-S-F-school-16510787.php#new_tab on @sfchronicle

Texas’ ban on school mask mandates heads to federal court today - https://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2021/10/06/texas-ban-on-school-mask-mandates-heads-to-federal-court-today/#new_tab via @dallasnews

D.C. Council Approves Modest Extension Of Virtual Instruction, But Stops Short Of Broader Expansion – DCist - https://dcist.com/story/21/10/05/d-c-council-approves-modest-extension-of-virtual-instruction-but-stops-short-of-broader-expansion/#new_tab on @dcist

School choice programs among ballot initiatives filed for 2022 California election | California | thecentersquare.com - https://www.thecentersquare.com/california/school-choice-programs-among-ballot-initiatives-filed-for-2022-california-election/article_45ca63ac-25fe-11ec-9910-1bec771656f8.html#new_tab on @thecentersquare

Treasury: Arizona school funding programs violate COVID relief rules - https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2021/10/05/treasury-arizona-doug-ducey-mandate-education-violate-covid-19-relief/6009788001/#new_tab via @azcentral

N.C. School Board Passes Strict Policy on Critical Race Theory After Threat to Cut Funding https://www.theroot.com/n-c-school-board-passes-strict-policy-on-critical-race-1847803757

N.Y. Charter School Prepares Students for Basketball Careers - The New York Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/05/sports/basketball/earl-monroe-new-renaissance-basketball-school.html?referringSource=articleShare on @nytimes

Public Service Loan Forgiveness to be temporarily expanded - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/10/06/public-servant-loan-forgiveness/

English Schools Drop Mask Mandates, but Questions Rise Along With Cases - The New York Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/05/world/europe/england-schools-masks-mandate.html on @nytimes

Thirteen things that should happen in schools now — but most probably won’t - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/04/14/13-things-that-should-happen-in-schools-now-but-probably-wont/

International Case Studies: Public Education Works! | Crazy Normal - the Classroom Exposé - https://wp.me/pLJTE-1l9 via @lflwriter

“8 Ways the Pandemic May Affect Students in the Future” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=121362 on @Larryferlazzo

One Philly school grapples with gun violence - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2021/10/6/22711340/gun-violence-mlk-high-school-homicides-philly-schools-students on chalkbeat

Education Research Report: Students Attending School Remotely Suffer Socially, Emotionally, and Academically - https://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/

A New Group to Organize College Football Players Just Launched. Incredible Timing. - After last week's NLRB memo made the unionization of college athletes a possibility, the CFBPA could become very important. https://inthesetimes.com/article/college-football-players-union-labor-nlrb-cfbpa

Child Tax Credit: Why Are Conservative Democrats Trying to Stop It? https://www.laprogressive.com/child-tax-credit-2/

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Voters in 36 states will elect a governor next year. Here’s a cheat sheet. https://www.politico.com/news/2021/10/06/the-fifty-governors-2022-515211

Biden official warns Ducey over Arizona’s anti-mask school programs https://www.politico.com/news/2021/10/05/doug-ducey-arizona-masks-schools-biden-official-515163

Cutting Food Waste: A Lesson In Climate Awareness And Environmental Literacy https://popularresistance.org/cutting-food-waste-as-a-lesson-in-climate-awareness-and-environmental-literacy/

“Washington for a Safe Return to Campus” Facebook group censors WSWS writers - World Socialist Web Site - https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/10/06/wash-o06.html on @WSWS_Updates

Troubled student loan forgiveness program gets an overhaul - https://www.wsls.com/news/politics/2021/10/06/troubled-student-loan-forgiveness-program-gets-an-overhaul/ on WSLS

Silencing dissent or quelling violence? Feds seek to help schools dealing with anti-mask protests https://www.salon.com/2021/10/05/silencing-dissent-or-quelling-violence-feds-seek-to-help-schools-dealing-with-anti-mask/

Midwest Dispatch: Minneapolis Teachers and Staff Rally For More Resources https://progressive.org/latest/minneapolis-teachers-rally-lahm-211005/

President Biden Promised HBCUs the World. The Reality Is Going to Be Much Less https://www.theroot.com/president-biden-promised-hbcus-the-world-the-reality-i-1847808862

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'Educators beware!' TikTok challenge to slap a teacher prompts urgent warning http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/mZ7YnQX5dxE/tiktok-social-media-teacher-slapping-challenge-gets-warning

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=120535 on @Larryferlazzo

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

U.S. says Arizona can't use COVID-19 money just for schools without mask mandates https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/10/06/1043627959/arizona-masks-covid-grants-governor-ducey

Facebook's own data is not as conclusive as you think about teens and mental health https://www.npr.org/2021/10/06/1043138622/facebook-instagram-teens-mental-health

What borrowers need to know about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness overhaul https://www.npr.org/2021/10/06/1043332307/public-service-loan-forgiveness-education-department-overhaul

Student athletes have an easier time accessing mental health care on campus https://www.npr.org/2021/10/05/1043458172/student-athletes-have-an-easier-time-accessing-mental-health-care-on-campus

Senators discuss their proposal that would repair the infrastructure of HBCUS and https://www.npr.org/2021/10/05/1043458075/senators-discuss-their-proposal-that-would-repair-the-infrastructure-of-hbcus-an

The nation's largest public library system is ending late fees forever https://www.npr.org/2021/10/05/1043412502/library-fees-eliminated-new-york

NYC Council bills would require Education Dept. to report more detailed attendance, COVID-19 data https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-city-council-bills-reporting-attendance-covid-19-20211005-rc37cxi6nrftdeaaf4opkhv2ui-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

NYC judge denies another challenge to Education Dept. vaccine mandate https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-doe-vaccine-mandate-federal-court-injunction-denied-20211005-uuhjzs3buna4nn3ray4b7syrka-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

The Fight to Ban Books https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/06/us/the-fight-to-ban-books.html

Troubled Student Loan Forgiveness Program Gets an Overhaul https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/06/us/politics/student-loan-forgiveness.html

The Varsity Blues Trial: What We've Learned About College Admissions https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/06/us/varsity-blues-college-admissions-trial-usc.html

Arizona Could Lose Relief Funds for Undermining Mask Mandates https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/05/us/politics/arizona-relief-funds-mask-mandates.html

Justice Dept. to Address Threats Against School Personnel https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/05/us/politics/school-threats-justice-department.html

Mexicans Refuse to Forget the Tlatelolco Massacre During the October 1968 Olympics in Mexico City http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/obrag/IrDB/~3/mFUwIdOjOMw/

FBI to investigate threats made against school board members and teachers http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRawStory/~3/9jwHxc-iQmk/

Secretary Cardona to Travel to McAllen and San Antonio, Texas, with Rep. Vicente Gonz√°lez and Rep. Joaquin Castro to Discuss Build Back Better Agenda with Students and Education Leaders | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/media-advisories/secretary-cardona-travel-mcallen-and-san-antonio-texas-rep-vicente-gonz%C3%A1lez-and-rep-joaquin-castro-discuss-build-back-better-agenda-students-and-education-leaders

GOP-endorsed school board candidate outed as an ‘antisemitic troll’ who attended infamous Charlottesville rally http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRawStory/~3/i-sRV2wFsAY/

Marjorie Taylor Greene unloads unhinged rant accusing Biden of 'Nazi tactics' at school board meetings http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRawStory/~3/5LprK-9eWpM/

Idaho lt. governor issues order banning COVID-19 testing at schools after governor leaves state http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRawStory/~3/TFKeychcxXA/

Compelling pictures of schools around the world today - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/10/06/striking-pictures-schools-worldwide-today/

Flexible or Rigid? Exploring Preservice Teachers’ Classroom Preferences - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/

More than 5,000 quarantines disrupt early weeks of school in Montgomery https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/school-quarantines-maryland-covid-montgomery-county/2021/10/05/712af2ae-221c-11ec-8200-5e3fd4c49f5e_story.html

D.C. Council expands virtual learning, approves other pandemic-related measures https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/dc-council-virtual-learning-covid-relief/2021/10/05/d3c0d144-2565-11ec-8d53-67cfb452aa60_story.html

Culture wars rage in Loudoun County, with dueling parent groups and school board recalls https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/loudoun-school-board-recall/2021/10/05/c71d2818-25fe-11ec-9de8-156fed3e81bf_story.html

Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. to help the school that ‘saved’ his life — and is naming its theater after him https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2021/10/05/dave-chapelle-netflix-duke-ellington/

New Data: School Spending in the Time of Covid | FutureEd - https://www.future-ed.org/?p=10190 on @FutureEdGU

Broward School Board stays defiant on masks as state threatens to strip $421,000 Biden grant http://a.msn.com/01/en-us/AAPaIYS?ocid=st

Building an Infrastructure to Take Over the Public School System - https://obrag.org/2021/10/building-an-infrastructure-to-take-over-the-public-school-system/



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