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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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The Gates Foundation Avoids a Reckoning on Race and Power | The Nation - on @TheNation

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

CURMUDGUCATION: The Missing School Choice Argument -

Ohio: Republicans Intensify Theft of Public School Funding | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

SPI Announces Early Childhood Legislation - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) -

Private Equity Partnership with Ron Packard’s Accel Charter Schools Supercharges the Profit Motive | janresseger - via @janresseger

CURMUDGUCATION: A Handy Guide To SCOTUS, Schools, and the Wall between Church and State -

Jeremy Mohler: Don’t Make Fun of Anti-Maskers: Try to Educate Them | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: Cooperation: The Real Law Of The Jungle -

Fact Sheet: Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program Overhaul - U.S. Department of Education -

Young People Take Center Court in ‘The Kaepernick Effect’ – I AM AN EDUCATOR - via @JessedHagopian

Whatever Happened to Digital Textbooks? | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Nora de la Cour: For-Profit Remote Learning is a Disaster | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Texas high school shooting: 4 hurt, 18-year-old suspect at large - ABC News - via @ABC

S.F. schools' financial tailspin prompts state to intervene in face of massive shortfall - on @sfchronicle

Texas’ ban on school mask mandates heads to federal court today - via @dallasnews

D.C. Council Approves Modest Extension Of Virtual Instruction, But Stops Short Of Broader Expansion – DCist - on @dcist

School choice programs among ballot initiatives filed for 2022 California election | California | - on @thecentersquare

Treasury: Arizona school funding programs violate COVID relief rules - via @azcentral

N.C. School Board Passes Strict Policy on Critical Race Theory After Threat to Cut Funding

N.Y. Charter School Prepares Students for Basketball Careers - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Public Service Loan Forgiveness to be temporarily expanded - The Washington Post -

English Schools Drop Mask Mandates, but Questions Rise Along With Cases - The New York Times - on @nytimes

Thirteen things that should happen in schools now — but most probably won’t - The Washington Post -

International Case Studies: Public Education Works! | Crazy Normal - the Classroom Exposé - via @lflwriter

“8 Ways the Pandemic May Affect Students in the Future” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

One Philly school grapples with gun violence - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

Education Research Report: Students Attending School Remotely Suffer Socially, Emotionally, and Academically -

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.

Child Tax Credit: Why Are Conservative Democrats Trying to Stop It?

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Voters in 36 states will elect a governor next year. Here’s a cheat sheet.

Biden official warns Ducey over Arizona’s anti-mask school programs

Cutting Food Waste: A Lesson In Climate Awareness And Environmental Literacy

“Washington for a Safe Return to Campus” Facebook group censors WSWS writers - World Socialist Web Site - on @WSWS_Updates

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

Midwest Dispatch: Minneapolis Teachers and Staff Rally For More Resources

President Biden Promised HBCUs the World. The Reality Is Going to Be Much Less

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

'Educators beware!' TikTok challenge to slap a teacher prompts urgent warning

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week | 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

U.S. says Arizona can't use COVID-19 money just for schools without mask mandates

Facebook's own data is not as conclusive as you think about teens and mental health

What borrowers need to know about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness overhaul

Student athletes have an easier time accessing mental health care on campus

Senators discuss their proposal that would repair the infrastructure of HBCUS and

The nation's largest public library system is ending late fees forever

NYC Council bills would require Education Dept. to report more detailed attendance, COVID-19 data

NYC judge denies another challenge to Education Dept. vaccine mandate

The Fight to Ban Books

Troubled Student Loan Forgiveness Program Gets an Overhaul

The Varsity Blues Trial: What We've Learned About College Admissions

Arizona Could Lose Relief Funds for Undermining Mask Mandates

Justice Dept. to Address Threats Against School Personnel

Mexicans Refuse to Forget the Tlatelolco Massacre During the October 1968 Olympics in Mexico City

FBI to investigate threats made against school board members and teachers

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 -

GOP-endorsed school board candidate outed as an ‘antisemitic troll’ who attended infamous Charlottesville rally

Marjorie Taylor Greene unloads unhinged rant accusing Biden of 'Nazi tactics' at school board meetings

Idaho lt. governor issues order banning COVID-19 testing at schools after governor leaves state

Compelling pictures of schools around the world today - The Washington Post -

Flexible or Rigid? Exploring Preservice Teachers’ Classroom Preferences -

More than 5,000 quarantines disrupt early weeks of school in Montgomery

D.C. Council expands virtual learning, approves other pandemic-related measures

Culture wars rage in Loudoun County, with dueling parent groups and school board recalls

Dave Chappelle returns to D.C. to help the school that ‘saved’ his life — and is naming its theater after him

New Data: School Spending in the Time of Covid | FutureEd - on @FutureEdGU

Broward School Board stays defiant on masks as state threatens to strip $421,000 Biden grant

Building an Infrastructure to Take Over the Public School System -

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