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Saturday, October 16, 2021

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If You’re Afraid Kids Will Learn Racism is Bad, Perhaps Public School is Not For You    | gadflyonthewallblog - via @StevenSinger3

Toward a Unified Conception of Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Adequacy – School Finance 101 - via @SchlFinance101

“The Truth About Reading” Is Missing Truths and Backstory - on @NancyEBailey1

The Sickness in Our Schools: Corona and the Logic of Human Capital (Ethan Hutt) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Ohio State Education Board Repeals Anti-Racism Resolution: Part of National Wave of Rage and Controversy in Legislatures and Boards of Education | janresseger - via @janresseger

Kathy McGuiness Gives The Middle Finger To Delaware And Now The General Assembly MUST Impeach, McG Using The Darius Brown Excuse (But She Is Right On That) | The Exceptional Infinite - via @ExcptlDelaware

Schwartzkopf To McGuiness: I’m Not Your Biggest Fan

Looming Questions

Kathy McGuiness Turned Herself In, Was Arrested, Booked, Arraigned, & Set Free After Posting Bail

NYC Public School Parents: Hearings scheduled for Oct. 27 on class size bill; please urge your Council Member to sign on and testify yourself at the hearings! -

NYC Public School Parents: The five myths of mayoral control: Testimony before the Assembly Education Committee -

CURMUDGUCATION: US News, Please Knock It Off -

CURMUDGUCATION: Bad Laws in Texas: The Opposite Side of the Holocaust -

CURMUDGUCATION: What Is The Christian Educators Association? -

CURMUDGUCATION: Is Teaching An Art Or A Science? Well... -

2022 CA Teachers of the Year Announced - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) -

Schools Matter: Education Reform Outcomes: Segregation and Child Punishment -

A transformative, bipartisan package of bills to improve child care in Michigan advances | Eclectablog - on @Eclectablog

U.S. Department of Education Offers Hope to Hundreds of Thousands of Public Servants Who Never Got Promised Forgiveness of Student Loans | janresseger - via @janresseger

The Book We Need Now | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

Teacher Tom: "I Really Can't Stand Children" -

Teacher Tom: Where Does My Mind Stop And The Rest Of The World Begin? -

Teacher Tom: "Real Flowers Always Fall Off" -

The Teacher Shortage Crisis is Here

Nashville Voters Say Schools are Underfunded, Teachers Underpaid

Moms for McCarthyism Coming to Sumner County

New State Commission Pushes Charters on Nashville

TEA Talks BEP Reform

Why are CEJ and IntegrateNYC Creating Liberation School? | NYC Coalition for Educational Justice -

Texas: Teachers Told to Teach “Opposing Views” of Holocaust and Slavery | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Carol Burris: The Myth of “Charter School Enrollment Growth” During Pandemic | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

The Sad and Unfree Life of an Anti-Vaxxer | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Billy Townsend: Is the Era of High-Stakes Standardized Testing Coming to an End? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Network for Public Education Action Endorses Terry McAuliffe for Governor of Virginia! | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

New York City Plans to Eliminate G&T Test for Four-Year-Olds…Maybe | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Harold Meyerson: The Little Union That’s Reviving the Strike | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Ed Notes Online -

When Mulgrew’s confident | JD2718 - on @wordpressdotcom

Machine Teaching Requires Behaviorist Approach by Thomas Ultican — Badass Teachers -

Opting Out by Grumpy Old Teacher — Badass Teachers -

Top Five Actions to Stop the Teacher Exodus During COVID and Beyond by Steven Singer — Badass Teachers -

Schoolhouse Burning: A Conversation with Author Derek W. Black

This Is The Hard Part Of Teaching. It’s Getting Harder. - by @palan57 on @forbes

We Love You George Floyd. We Got You This October 14th #TeachTruth National Day of Action for Your Birthday. – I AM AN EDUCATOR - via @JessedHagopian

Cristopher Colombus was a monster, even by the standards of his time | GFBrandenburg's Blog -

NYC Educator: On Persuasion, Lack Thereof, and UFT Endorsing a Bought-and-paid-for Charter Shill -

Choosing Democracy: California Schools to Require Ethnic Studies -

Education Matters: $%#@ FAPE -

Who made billions during the pandemic? Harvard did. That's who. - by Michael Klonsky - Mike Klonsky's Edu/Pol -

The John Deere strike. A two tier pension system sounds familiar to this retired teacher. - by Fred Klonsky - Fred Klonsky in Retirement -

Hearings scheduled on Oct. 27 for class size bill! And next steps | Class Size Matters Hearings scheduled on Oct. 27 for class size bill! And next steps | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes -

Timuel Black, historian, civil rights activist, dies at 102 - Chicago Sun-Times -

Could juvenile detention centers look like college campuses?

The Staggering Number of Kids Who Have Lost a Parent to COVID-19

It’s National Safe Schools Week. Take action on gun safety!

Fulfill America’s promise of equal opportunity for all students

Schott Foundation Appoints Two New Board Members | Schott Foundation for Public Education -

The Harlem School of the Arts Aims to Create Visionary Thinkers Through "Cultural Equity" | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

‘Instability’: Hundreds of Oklahoma property tax protests leave schools in limbo via @nondocmedia

COVID-19 Is Leading to Higher Global Maternal Mortality Rates

‘We Have to Reduce Corporate Power’

National Parks Should Teach Indigenous History

Texas School Official Advises Teachers to Offer Books With Opposing View of the Holocaust. You Know Slavery Is Next

Students at Howard Protest School for Poor Housing Conditions, Tuition Increase and Lack of Representation

Black Students in Georgia Suspended After Planning Protest Against Racism

California education leaders discuss Black student disparities

The law that prompted a school administrator to call for an “opposing” perspective on the Holocaust is causing confusion across Texas

Texas bill restricting transgender student athletes’ sports participation sent back to the House with amendment

Texas Supreme Court puts San Antonio school district’s vaccine mandate on hold

District accuses Singleton Charter School of rehiring employee who failed background check

What we know about how schools collect COVID data and make quarantine decisions

West Virginia Supreme Court to hear arguments in union dues case later this month | WV News | - on @WVNews247

Kindergartners in low-income schools move less and wait more - Chalkbeat Colorado - on chalkbeat

Special Ed Students Have Been 'Left Out' From Distance Learning in Hawaii - Honolulu Civil Beat - via @civilbeat

Students with disabilities are going without support as districts limit virtual programs - Chalkbeat - on chalkbeat

Michigan school district calls off Halloween, Valentine's Day - via @freep

Ohio's report cards for schools have no letter grades again this year - via @DispatchAlerts

NY reaches long-sought settlement over school funding. What it means - via @DandC

Southlake school leader tells teachers to balance Holocaust books with 'opposing' views - by NBCNews on @NBCNews

On fourth try, Texas House passes controversial transgender sports bill - on @houstonchron

MPS passes $500 million stimulus plan, cuts staff positions as enrollment declines - via @journalsentinel

Houston ISD board meeting gets heated as angry attendees confront superintendent - on @houstonchron

Funny Tweets About The Misery Of Helping Your Kids With Math Homework

Florida's 'Critical' Teacher Shortage Is Getting Worse, Union Warns

Alexandria city council votes to temporarily bring police back to schools

420,000 homeless kids went missing from schools’ rolls last year. They may never be found

OPINION: Some warning flags for those embracing personalized learning powered by education technology

Racial segregation is one reason some families have internet access and others don’t, new research finds

97% of LAUSD teachers, administrators meet COVID-19 vaccination deadline

Texas School Holocaust Controversy Highlights Dangers Of “Both Sides” Position | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

October Is National Bullying Prevention Month – Here Are Related Teaching & Learning Resources | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Friday’s New Articles & Videos About School Reopenings | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

High schoolers are training to drive 18-wheelers amid a shortage of truck drivers

Adams offers more clues on his plans for NYC’s gifted and talented program, if elected mayor

De Blasio hopes to convince Eric Adams to scrap Gifted & Talented in NYC schools: ‘This is a better approach’

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U.S.C. to Issue Honorary Degrees to Displaced Japanese Students

How West Virginia Established Universal Pre-K

Texas Superintendent Apologizes After Official’s Holocaust Remarks

How Schools Are Shaping the Virginia Governor's Race

Parent's Response To Sac City Unified's Vaccine Mandate

Enrollment jumps in charter schools — with big gains in worst-performing part of charter sector

Threats Are Being Made Against Teachers Who Are Teaching The Truth

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