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Friday, December 10, 2021

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The GOP Has Revived Its Obsession With Parents’ Rights | The New Republic - https://newrepublic.com/article/164648/gop-obsession-parents-rights by @BisforBerkshire on @newrepublic



To Reduce Inequality in Our Education System, Reduce Class Sizes | The Nation - https://www.thenation.com/?p=403334 on @TheNation



Stream #126 What Ever Happened to the Public Good? by Have You Heard | Listen online for free on SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/haveyouheardpodcast/public-good



The problem(s) with Bloomberg’s $750 million investment in charter schools - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/12/10/problems-bloomberg-750million-charter-schools/



NYC Public School Parents: Corey Johnson MIA when parents, teachers and students gathered at his district office, urging him to bring Int. 2374 to a vote. - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2021/12/rally-today-at-1230-pm-for-smaller.html



CURMUDGUCATION: Are Parents' Rights The Only Ones We Need To Worry About? - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2021/12/are-parents-rights-only-ones-we-need-to.html



SPI Forms Community Schools Advisory Board - Year 2021 (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr21/yr21rel99.asp



J4J Alliance Organizes Urban Parents to Demand Federal Dollars for Full-Service Community Schools | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8us via @janresseger



School Safety Solution: Bring Back Homerooms, Only BETTER, to Know and Support Students - https://nancyebailey.com/2021/12/10/school-safety-solution-bring-back-homerooms-only-better-to-know-and-support-students/ on @NancyEBailey1



Teacher Tom: What If The Goal Wasn't Creating Winners, But Rather Interesting People? - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2021/12/what-if-goal-wasnt-creating-winners-but.html



Ravitch & Burris: Mike Bloomberg Is Wasting $750 Million on Charters | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-v7J via @dianeravitch



Gadfly on the Wall: Reducing Students to Their Test Scores Will Only Increase Their Pandemic Wounds | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11185 on @NEPCtweet



Georgina Cecelia P茅rez appointed to NPE Board of Directors - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/georgina-cecelia-perez-appointed-to-npe-board-of-directors/ via @Network4pubEd



Nancy Bailey: An Overview of the War Against the Teaching Profession | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-v6a via @dianeravitch



Leonie Haimson: To Reduce Inequality, Cut Class Sizes | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-v7n via @dianeravitch



Blog Posts Archive - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/best-posts/ on @Network4pubEd




Who's the Teacher? 14 Lessons Students Taught Their Teachers (Opinion) - https://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/opinion-whos-the-teacher-14-lessons-students-taught-their-teachers/2021/12 by @Larryferlazzo on @educationweek

NCAC Leads Coalition Statement on the Attack on Books in Schools - National Coalition Against Censorship - https://ncac.org/?p=85610 via @ncacensorship

More than 600 authors, publishers condemn recent book bans in joint statement | TheHill - https://thehill.com/node/584952

Professor says writing test for selective admissions is being misused - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2021/12/9/22826693/writing-test-added-to-phillys-selective-admissions-process-is-being-misused-professor-says on chalkbeat

Breaking...The trial of the century is finally over - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/breakingthe-trial-of-the-century





The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2021 – Part Two | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=122639 on @Larryferlazzo

Universal Meals Program Questions and Answers - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/univmealsqandapart2.asp




Black Girls Code's Kimberly Bryant's Mission to Train 1 million Girls to Run the World via Tech | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2021/12/black-girls-codes-kimberly-bryants.html via @NewBlackMan

glen brown: The Unfunded Pension Liability of Illinois - https://teacherpoetmusicianglenbrown.blogspot.com/2021/12/the-unfunded-pension-liability-of.html

ThE sTaFf oF mOtHeR jOnEs iS vErY dIvIdEd OvEr CoViD cApItAlIzAtIoN. HeLp. https://www.motherjones.com/media/2021/12/the-staff-of-mother-jones-is-very-divided-over-covid-capitalization-help/

Removing a Hyphen Won’t Stop Anti-Semitism https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/12/anti-semitism-new-york-times-style/620966/?utm_source=feed #press #feedly

Two Teens Arrested For Social MEdia Threats Against Elk Grove High School https://elkgrovetribune.com/two-teens-arrested-for-social-media-threats-against-elk-grove/

New Mass Murder Victims, Same Old Questions https://www.laprogressive.com/new-mass-murder-victims/

The Life of Am铆lcar Cabral and the Struggle of the PAIGC with Ant贸nio Tom谩s | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2021/12/the-life-of-amilcar-cabral-and-struggle.html via @NewBlackMan

The Sound She Saw: Ming Smith in Conversation with Greg Tate | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2021/12/the-sound-she-saw-ming-smith-in.html via @NewBlackMan

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/ via @NewBlackMan





Facial Recognition Tech Perpetuates Racial Bias. So Why Are We Still Using It? https://www.yesmagazine.org/opinion/2021/12/09/facial-recognition-software-racial-bias

Inside The Secretive World Of Union Busting https://popularresistance.org/inside-the-secretive-world-of-union-busting/

Tribes File Briefs Defending Indian Child Welfare Act https://popularresistance.org/tribes-file-briefs-defending-indian-child-welfare-act-before-supreme-court/

Experts, Lawmakers Urge Biden to Delay Student Loan Payments Once More- https://theeastcountygazette.com/experts-lawmakers-urge-biden-to-delay-student-loan-payments-once-more/?amp=1

AFT takes lead on push to increase state and local tax deduction – People's World - https://www.peoplesworld.org/?p=115475



AFT President Randi Weingarten sabotages “safe schools” town hall - World Socialist Web Site - https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/12/10/wein-d10.html on @WSWS_Updates

There is a national student movement underway: Why kids across the country are walking out https://www.salon.com/2021/12/10/there-is-a-national-student-movement-underway-why-kids-across-the-country-are-walking-out/


Texas education officials investigating whether Keller school district has books with sexually explicit content https://www.texastribune.org/2021/12/09/texas-books-investigations-keller-schools/

Behind The Lens episode 152: Off and running https://thelensnola.org/2021/12/10/behind-the-lens-episode-152-off-and-running/

Audubon Gentilly used wrong background checks, district alleges https://thelensnola.org/2021/12/10/audubon-gentilly-used-wrong-background-checks-district-alleges/

Lusher creates formal renaming committee that will meet publicly https://thelensnola.org/2021/12/09/lusher-creates-formal-renaming-committee-that-will-meet-publicly/

What we don’t know about OCD https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/22814387/ocd-obsessive-ritual-gabby-petito-mental-health

When should I get a Covid-19 test? Here’s a simple guide. https://www.vox.com/22814390/omicron-covid-19-vaccine-rapid-test-antigen-pcr-vaccine

School Shootings: Case Seeks Accountability, Not More Gun Control https://patch.com/us/across-america/school-shootings-case-seeks-accountability-not-more-gun-control?google_editors_picks=true

Here’s why some California school districts still require mask wearing during recess https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article256392402.html

A Look Back: “Bribing students: Another ‘magical solution’ that doesn’t work” | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=122255 on @Larryferlazzo

Most Popular Posts Of The Week | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=122425 on @Larryferlazzo

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




Who is David Banks, NYC’s next schools chancellor? https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-david-banks-nyc-schools-chancellor-20211209-i6zuoftngfb7pofpyyqkh4a4gu-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

Socially Distant Wrestling: Young Athletes ‘Robbed’ by Covid Rules https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/09/nyregion/wrestling-athletes-covid-restrictions.html

In Texas, Panic Over Critical Race Theory Extends to Bookshelves https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/10/us/texas-critical-race-theory-ban-books.html

Education Research Report: International Comparisons of Adult Literacy and Numeracy - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2021/12/international-comparisons-of-adult.html

ACLU sues Virginia school district for not accommodating transgender students https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/12/09/aclu-hanover-schools-transgender-students/

A surprising reason keeping students from finishing college: A lack of transportation https://hechingerreport.org/a-surprising-reason-keeping-students-from-finishing-college-a-lack-of-transportation/

TEACHER VOICE: I became a better middle school teacher once I stopped being a dictator https://hechingerreport.org/teacher-voice-i-became-a-better-middle-school-teacher-once-i-stopped-being-a-dictator/

OPINION: Students need more computer training for our increasingly digital world https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-students-need-more-computer-training-for-our-increasingly-digital-world/

L.A.'s new schools chief Alberto Carvalho impressed many in Miami. Can he transform L.A.? https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-12-10/can-alberto-carvalho-of-miami-schools-change-l-a-district

Who is Alberto Carvalho, LAUSD's new superintendent? https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-12-09/who-is-alberto-carvalho-lausds-new-superintendent

Miami Superintendent Will Become Los Angeles Chief | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-v7k via @dianeravitch






Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Chosen to Lead Los Angeles School District – NBC 6 South Florida - https://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/miami-dade-schools-superintendent-chosen-to-lead-los-angeles-school-district/2637955/#new_tab via @nbc6

Education startup bets ‘learning pods’ will outlive COVID - The Boston Globe - https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/12/09/business/education-startup-bets-learning-pods-will-outlive-covid/#new_tab on @BostonGlobe

Incoming Chancellor David Banks promises reforms to NYC’s school system - Chalkbeat New York - https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/12/9/22826524/david-banks-chancellor-eric-adams#new_tab on chalkbeat

'These laws exist for a reason': ACLU files suit against Hanover School Board on behalf of parents of transgender students | Richmond Local News | richmond.com - https://richmond.com/news/local/these-laws-exist-for-a-reason-aclu-files-lawsuit-against-hanover-school-board-on-on/article_36283581-d0c4-5b3c-903d-8745457ac8d9.html#new_tab on @rtdnews

Atlanta school system adopts resolution to promote gun safety in homes - CNN - https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/09/us/atlanta-schools-gun-safety-resolution/index.html#new_tab

Colorado schools call on parents to help during substitute teacher shortage - https://dpo.st/31w7a93 on @denverpost

Thousands of California students still lack proof of vaccination despite deadlines http://edsource.org/?page_id=664510 via @edsource

'It is time we voice our dissent': Four more school superintendents criticize Arntzen | Local News | missoulian.com - https://missoulian.com/news/local/it-is-time-we-voice-our-dissent-four-more-school-superintendents-criticize-arntzen/article_fef4537c-b7e3-539b-88ac-f5d9602192cc.html#new_tab by @https://twitter.com/skylar_rispens on @missoulian

Bloomberg’s charter push: Big money but many obstacles https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/12/9/22826845/bloomberg-charter-schools-politics-750-million via @Chalkbeat

Schools have lost thousands of students during the pandemic - https://searchlightnm.org/?p=90250 by @clahchischiligi

Union leaders urge WV BOE to give teachers, students mental health break - WV MetroNews - https://wvmetronews.com/?p=438189 by @carriehodousek

Colorado students are acting out in classrooms amid the pandemic - https://coloradosun.com/2021/12/09/disruption-turned-into-destruction-colorado-kids-are-acting-out-in-classrooms-while-struggling-to-cope/#new_tab via @coloradosun

Is the pandemic driving superintendents out of schools? - Mississippi Today https://mississippitoday.org/2021/12/09/mississippi-superintendents-leaving-school-pandemic/

State Department of Education investigates allegations made against Oklahoma’s largest online charter school | KFOR.com Oklahoma City - https://kfor.com/?p=1555964

How can schools detect potentially violent students? Researchers have an answer. https://a.msn.com/01/en-us/AARDTU3?ocid=winp-st

Largest U.S. School Systems to See Leadership Shake-Ups - WSJ - https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-citys-next-schools-leader-is-founder-of-all-boys-urban-schools-11639074238 by @chapmanreports on @WSJ

Ohio lawmakers move to restrict how schools can challenge property taxes - https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/2021/12/10/ohio-lawmakers-move-restrict-how-schools-can-challenge-property-taxes/8682089002/#new_tab via @DispatchAlerts




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Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA AND THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2021/12/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona.html

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