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Wednesday, February 2, 2022

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February Is Black History Month – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

‘We will not eat’: Teachers declare hunger strike over Oakland schools closure plan - on @sfchronicle

Schools Closings Creating Community Uproar in Oakland | tultican -

The value of Critical Race Theory - by Michael Klonsky -

GOP Congressman from Kentucky Tweets Fake Voltaire Quote, Whose Origin was a Neo-Nazi Pedophile | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Black Parent Listening Sessions 2022 – Parenting for Liberation - by @Parenting4Lib

New Gates Foundation Trustee Led Plot To Overthrow Zimbabwean Leader

Are Gov. DeSantis, OIG Miguel, and Flack Fenske lying about the state DoE/Jefferson investigation? -

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: From the Bottom Up: Teachers as Reformers | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

CURMUDGUCATION: AL: A Proposal To End State Support Of Public Education -

Some Newark charter schools fail to fully comply with transparency rules

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Ed Notes Online: UFT Election Ground Hog Day - A Repeating nightmare and this is not a movie: As We Warned UFT Leadership - Teachers/Retirees Down With Covid -

Billy Townsend: A Handy Guide to the Latest Education Scandal in Florida | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

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Some states are considering raising teachers' salaries. Is it enough to keep them on the job?

Proviso District 209 teachers take steps toward strike - Chicago Tribune - via @chicagotribune

When did America's culture wars begin, and how can they end? Jon Ronson has answers

The great 'Maus' giveaway is on as bookstores, professors and churches counter Tennessee school board's ban - Jewish Telegraphic Agency via @jtanews

San Francisco Public Schools under Attack | tultican -

School Calendar Jumps To March 1 After Critical Race Theory Ban Prohibits Month Of February - on theonion

Why Black teachers matter to Black and White kids -- book excerpt - The Washington Post -

North Carolina superintendent abruptly removes MLK-themed novel from 10th grade class -

Reaching a Crossroads. Reconciling Gradeless Philosophy with a… | by Jen Doucette | GMWP: Greater Madison Writing Project | Medium - by @JDoucette3 on @GreaterMadWP

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

New Philly high school admissions process leads to pleas for a redo - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

February Is Black History Month – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Book Bans Are Targeting the History of Oppression

Survey Research Sheds Light in New Study

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

“Consecrate the Obscene… Condemn The Sacred” O'ahu Water Protectors on US Military, Water Contamination and Colonialism | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Edge of Sports: Talking ’90s Knicks With Chris Herring | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Pfizer asks FDA to authorize Covid shot for children under 5

New Jersey grand jury investigated PACs, nonprofits Caddle operated

Why I’m Done With Teaching

Healthy Meal Time Act meant to ensure students have time to eat lunch

Survey Shows Student Loan Holders Most Likely To Be People of Color

On the First Day of Black History Month, More Than a Dozen HBCUs Receive Bomb Threats

School, COVID-19 and the Omicron Variant

Black History Real and Imagined

The Origins of Black History Month in the US

Why is child care feeling like Groundhog’s Day? | MomsRising -

New Mexico asks National Guard to work as substitute teachers to keep classrooms open

Some families are being forced to choose between remote learning and school meals

Schools scramble to feed kids as supply chain issues persist

Remembering the man who 'laid the groundwork for the modern civil rights movement'

More than half of teachers are looking for the exits, a poll says

Who Believes in Democracy?

Washington Football Team reveals new name and it’s no surprise

A disparate group of billionaires, Republicans, televangelists and white supremacists has found common cause

Court rules against unvaccinated students at Louisiana medical school

Fear of 'furries' in school grips conservative parents fooled by absurd Facebook rumors

Legal settlement in works over sham college set up by ICE

What It’s Like to Be a Black Student at an Elite Boarding School

Solidarity Forged from Slave Chains

Comic Book Stores Offer To Send Free Copies Of 'Maus' To Tennessee Students

ACLU challenges Youngkin order mandating choice on school masks

D.C. launches tuition program for degrees in high-demand fields

Colorado neighbors of arrested ex-UCLA lecturer echo students' anger over lack of warnings

UCLA instructor's behavior alarmed students before threats of mass campus violence

California school officials could mandate searches of backpacks, lockers under shooting threat

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

A Look Back: Here Are Downloadable Scaffolded Instructions For Students To Create A “3/2/1” Poster
I thought that new – and veteran – readers might find it interesting if I began sharing my best posts from over the years. You can see the entire collection here . This post originally appeared in 2016: I’ve written several previous posts about how I use variations of a 3/2/1 strategy that I first learned about from educator Ekuwah Moses (see The Best Ways To Use “3-2-1” As An Instructional Strat
Would You Like To Have Your Students’ Feelings About This School Year Published?
AbsolutVision / Pixabay I will be doing some columns – either in Education Week or in The Washington Post – about how students are feeling about the school year. If you are interested in possibly having your students write for publication, I have created two sets of instructions – one is more scaffolded for English Language Learners. You can have your students answer the questions and then send a
Langston Hughes Was Born On This Day In 1901 – Here Are Two Good Lessons For ELLs Using His Poetry
American poet Langston Hughes was born on February 1st, 1901. One lesson that I’ve used for years with Intermediate English Language Learners is reading his poem, The Ballad of the Landlord as part of our unit on Problem-Solution essays. After studying the poem, students write a letter to their own landlord (though we obviously don’t send it). Here’s a video reading of that poem: The second lesso

Loudoun County schools threaten to suspend students if they unmask this week | WJLA - on @7newsdc

Hundreds of Douglas County teachers plan to skip school in protest of recent board moves, union president says - on @denverpost

Lawsuit against Indiana virtual schools is allowed to continue, judge rules - by @ericweddle on @WFYINews

Black girls graduate at the highest rates in Memphis schools - Chalkbeat Tennessee - on chalkbeat

Amid FBI investigation, lawmakers want audit of Education Department’s food program oversight – Twin Cities - on @pioneerpress

ACLU of Virginia files lawsuit again Youngkin Executive Order | - on WUSA9

S.D. House OKs more non-public K-12 scholarships | -

Hillsdale College has big plans for Tennessee K-12 education, schools - via @tennessean

Children acted out more during distance learning, parents say, deepening learning loss via @edsource

Proposed Georgia school voucher legislation would pay $6,000 toward K-12 tuition - on @ajc

The SF School Board Recall is Motivating First-Time Chinese Voters

Private school voucher debate poised for comeback, could be decided by voters via @NevadaCurrent

Democrats propose tightening income eligibility for education freedom accounts via @nhbulletinnews

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