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Friday, March 4, 2022

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Seattle Schools Community Forum: Should Seattle Schools Continue Masking? -

Nutrition - Learning Support (CA Dept of Education) -

Boss Madigan busted at last - by Michael Klonsky -

Macron Speaks to Putin: “The Worst Is Yet to Come…Putin Wants All of Ukraine” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Triumph | deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog -

Yes, UFT members can defeat Unity / Mulgrew | JD2718 - by @Jd2718x

With A Brooklyn Accent: Do Our Students Think That The World Is Coming To An End? -

CBS Poll: Most Americans Oppose Banning Books and Support Teaching About Race | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

CURMUDGUCATION: KY: The Panic Comes For Dolly Parton -

NYC Public School Parents: Why Mayoral control must be amended ; testimony for today -

Teacher Tom: Our Children Are Our Strength -

Great Survey Data Source on Education: Metropolitan Life Survey of the American Teacher – Federal Education Policy History - by @kevinrkosar

Ed Notes Online: Birthday Present for me -- NYC Municipal Retirees Claim Victory over MulgrewCare While Mulgew will declare victory for UFT -- Devil may be in details - Press Conf at 2PM - Don't count those chickens yst -

Ban Guns, Not Books | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

DeSantis bullies teenagers and the press plays dumb -

Authoritarianism Surges in U.S. as Texas Attacks LGBTQ Families and Republicans Praise Putin | by James Finn | Prism & Pen | Mar, 2022 | Medium - by @jfinn6511 on @prismnpen

Are Conservative Culture Warriors At Odds With School Choice? - by @palan57 on @forbes

There Is Nothing Normal about One Million People Dead from COVID - Scientific American -;text=There on @sciam

Blog Posts Archive - Network For Public Education - on @Network4pubEd

Education Research Report: Socially anxious students more likely to struggle socially and academically at university -

glen brown: Holodomor: Ukraine 1932-1933 -

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

'Black Cloud Rising' Novelizes the Leader of an All-Black Brigade in the Civil War
'Novelist David Wright Falade learned about the life of Richard Etheridge in the 1990s and has been enthralled by him ever since. Born into slavery in North Carolina, he became a sergeant of an all-Black brigade when the Civil War broke out. Black Cloud Rising is a fictionalized version of these events; Etheridge goes back down to North Carolina to free enslaved people and fight guerillas. Falade
New Opera Teaches a Classical Music Class in the Ongoing Fight for Civil Rights
' Tamar-kali , who composed the music for Mudbound and Shirley , has a new project: an opera that you can watch online. The 12-minute work for voice, spoken word and small orchestra was commissioned by LA Opera as part of their Digital Shorts series. Tamar-kali used the opportunity to teach a musical class on the ongoing fight for civil rights, and to do that she picked poems by three Black intel
Conversations in Atlantic Theory • Rosemere Ferreira da Silva, Nigel Gibson, and Lou Turner on Fanon Today: Reason and Revolt of the Wretched of the Earth
'A discussion with three scholars of Frantz Fanon’s work and legacy. Rose Ferreria da Silva , Professor at State University of Bahia in Brazil, who writes on race, politics, Afro-Brazilian literature, and comparative ethnic and African studies, speaks to Fanon’s legacy in Afro-Brazilian thought and political movements. She is joined by Lou Turner , who teaches Black political thought and its radi
Hollywood’s Fraught History with Black Audiences
'There has been an explosion of popular and acclaimed work from Black creators on film and television in recent years. This is no fluke—it’s the latest instance in a pattern that has repeated across film history. As the film scholar Aymar Jean Christian tells the The New Yorker Radio Hour ’s Ngofeen Mputubwele , industry players “always use the Black audience to draw people back into theaters whe

UC Berkeley prepares to slash enrollment after California Supreme Court ruling

Children from Low-Income Families are Falling Behind in Literacy During the Pandemic

GOP Texas House members ask schools not to buy books from vendors that supply “pornographic” materials

Orleans Parish School Board to invite superintendent candidates to interview

Adams to lift school mask mandate, vaccine requirement for indoor venues - POLITICO -

How much will UC Berkeley have to cut admissions after Supreme Court decision? What we know

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - on @Larryferlazzo

Most Popular Posts Of The Week
I’m making a change in the content of the regular feature. In addition to sharing the top five posts that have received the most “hits” in the preceding seven-to-ten days (though they may have originally been published on an earlier date), I will also include the top five posts that have actually appeared in the past week. Often, these are different posts. You might also be interested in IT’S THE
A Look Back: Eleven Ways To Create Comic Strips Online
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. 7089643 / Pixabay I originally posted The Best Ways To Make Comic Strips Online in 2008, and have been revising and updating it since that time. Now, it includes eleven online tools, including Make Beliefs Comix , Pixton , Witty Comics , ToonyTool , and many more, along with some useful lesson plans. Check t
I Don’t Think Many Of The Strategies Districts Are Hoping To Use To Respond To Pandemic Learning Challenges Are Going To Work. Here’s What I Think Might…
PixLoger / Pixabay Many of our students have learned soooooo much during the pandemic that is not necessarily reflected in standardized test scores, which has been one reason that I have been so critical of the “learning loss” narrative (see Trying To Bring Research, Sanity, Teacher Expertise & Student Voice To The “Learning Loss” Discussion. ). Nevertheless, many of our students are facing acade

Living with COVID: Long COVID becoming pediatric ‘public health crisis’

School segregation challenge hinges on definition of ‘segregation’

NYC kids under 5 will still have to wear masks in school when mandate lifts

Plan to transfer NYC school safety agents from the NYPD to the Education Dept. is reversed

School Is Back in Person, but the Five-Day School Week Often Isn’t

Gov. Abbott Pushes to Investigate Treatments for Trans Youth as 'Child Abuse'

The Fight Over ‘Maus’ Is Part of a Bigger Cultural Battle in Tennessee

Student organizer of statewide protest against Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill suspended for handing out Pride flags: report

'We say gay': Thousands of students across Florida walk out to protest DeSantis-backed 'Don't Say Gay' bill

Melinda French Gates criticizes ex-husband Bill for Epstein meetings

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle School Board Votes to Negotiate to Keep Jones as Superintendent -

States launch probe into TikTok’s effect on kids’ health - by NBCNews on @NBCNews

Boise librarians criticize Idaho bill on ‘harmful’ materials | Idaho Statesman - on @idahostatesman

Does New Jersey have to desegregate its schools? A judge will soon decide. via @ChalkbeatNWK

Bolstered by CRT, book fights, conservative PACs aim to ‘take back’ Texas school boards - via @dallasnews

LA Unified's Carvalho Says He’ll Move To Resolve Archdiocese's Funding Lawsuit Against District

Here's how much severance pay the BPS superintendent will receive - by @chris_m_gavin on @BostonDotCom

Alabama schools investing $434M in COVID aid on athletic complexes, weight rooms, ‘zen rooms’ - - on @aldotcom

California school administrators threatened to expel student who reported sexual abuse, claim alleges - on @mercnews

Minnesota Senate takes up GOP 'Parents Bill of Rights' | AP News - on @ap

David Banks' brutal honesty on why families are fleeing NYC public schools via @nypost

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