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Nancy Flanagan: A Legislator’s Guide to Education Policymaking | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Education in the Age of Globalization » Blog Archive » Introduction to New Book: Learning for Uncertainty: Teaching Students How to Thrive in a Rapidly Evolving World -

Remember George Carlin's seven dirty words? Education's new dirty word is racism. -

Betsy DeVos Promotes Vouchers in Michigan | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Jan Resseger: Laura Meckler of the Washington Post Is Wrong to Blame Public Schools for Their Problems | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Big Education Ape: CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Ice Sculpture Edition (2/6) -

Joe Rogan, vaccine deniers and other news literacy lessons - The Washington Post -

STUDENT VOICE: Teachers need to teach students how to identify radical memes, fake news and internet extremism for what they are - via @hechingerreport

Teachers are leaving and few people are choosing the field. Experts are sounding the alarm - CNN -

The Last Major Phase of the COVID-19 Vaccination Roll-out: Children Under 5 | KFF - on @kff

Who gets to live free in N.H.? Not the state’s teachers, if a law demanding their loyalty comes to pass. - The Boston Globe - on @BostonGlobe

Christian nationalism’s role in Capitol attack revealed in online Feb. 9 event - Freedom From Religion Foundation -

Viewpoint: Let's make Oklahoma a more inclusive state where all can thrive - via @theoklahoman_

Arizona bill would punish teachers for keeping student confidences from parents | Govt-and-politics | - on @tucsonstar

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

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‘I don’t even think Trump did that’: Youngkin under fire after campaign cyberbullies high school student over a tweet

Black Lives Matter’ flag stolen from Brooklyn school, replaced with ‘All Lives Matter’ flag

Inflation, wage pressure is forcing colleges to increase tuition

CSU trustee chair moves to open investigation into chancellor's handling of sex abuse claims

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

Sunday’s New Articles On School Reopenings
geralt / Pixabay Ordinarily, I’d add these new articles and videos to The Best Posts Predicting (& Showing) What Schools Look Like During The Pandemic . However, that list is just getting too massive. So, in the future, if you want to find these in one place, click here: Judge blocks Va. Gov. Youngkin’s order making masks optional in public schools is from NBC News. A San Francisco sixth-grader w
This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues
Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in seeing all my “Best” lists related to education policy here ): What the SAT’s waning relevance really tells us is from CNN. CSU strongly indicates it will permanently scrap SAT, ACT admission requirement is from The L.A. Times. Op-Ed: Removing Indigenous concepts from ethnic studies sends
Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week
Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here. You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES ON INSTRUCTION IN 2021 – PART ONE . Here are this week’s picks: New Thinking About Student Engagement is from ASCD. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On Student Engagement . How to Teach Writi
New Resources For Black History Month
Here are new additions to The Best Sites To Teach About African-American History : Black History Month founder showed how schools should teach about race — Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) February 2, 2022 “‘I had two calls in the last week that they’re having a Black History Month program and they consider having a Black history program CRT,’ Mackey said. ‘Having a Black h
A Look Back: “Here’s My Entire ELL Beginners Seven-Week Unit On Writing A Story (Including Hand-outs & Links)”
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 2017: My previous post, Here Are The Ten Downloadable Graphic Organizers I Use With ELL Beginners To Write A Story , was very popular, so I thought readers would find it useful if I shared my entire 

How a fight over transgender rights derailed environmentalists in Nevada

States take on Covid sick leave with federal help nowhere in sight

On Contact: Ulysses At 100

We asked healthcare professionals about their face masks of choice for everyday use

The bumblebee’s decline shows how we get conservation wrong

20 facts about Generation X

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Conversations in Atlantic Theory • Yomaira Figueroa-Vásquez on Decolonizing Diasporas: Radical Mappings of Afro-Atlantic Literature | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Left of Black S12 · E10 | Confronting Misogynoir in Digital Spaces with Dr. Moya Bailey | NewBlackMan (in Exile) via @NewBlackMan

The New Yorker Radio Hour: Black Thought Takes the Stage
' Tariq Trotter , best known in music as Black Thought , the emcee of the Roots, is regarded by many hip-hop fans as one of the best freestyle rappers ever. His work changed shape when the Roots became the house band for Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show, and again when he began performing standup comedy. “ I’ve spent most of my career with my sunglasses and my hat pulled down low, very many layers
From Rhymes to Reading: Run-DMC's Darryl McDaniels Publishes Children's Picture Book
'Back in 2007, MTV named Run-DMC the greatest hip-hop group of all time — but Darryl McDaniel wasn’t always feeling the love from his peers. McDaniels recently published his first children's book, “ Darryl's Dream .” The book stars a third-grader named Darryl. He's a poet and the kids at school bully him because he wants to sign up for the talent show. He's got chunky glasses — reminiscent of McD
How Big Sugar Stripped Hawaiians Of Their Own Land And Water
'Hawai’i’s sugar industry drained streams to irrigate its crops for over a century, often displacing Native Hawaiian farmers who relied on the water. The last sugar plantation closed in 2016. So why are Native Hawaiian farmers still fighting for their water rights?'
Big Boi & Sleepy Brown Break Down Their Most Iconic Tracks
' Big Boi and Sleepy Brown break down their most iconic tracks, including 'Rosa Parks,' 'Player's Ball,' 'Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)' by UGK feat. Outkast , 'So Fresh, So Clean,' ATLiens,' 'Ms. Jackson,' 'Dirty South,' 'The Way You Move,' 'SpottieOttieDopaliscious,' 'Shutterbugg,' 'Shine Blockas' feat. Gucci Mane and more.'
Abolition. Feminism. Now. | with Angela Y. Davis, Gina Dent, Erica R. Meiners, Beth E. Richie and Mariame Kaba.
'As a politic and a practice, abolition increasingly shapes our political moment — halting the construction of new jails and propelling movements to divest from policing. Yet erased from this landscape are not only the central histories of feminist — usually queer, anti-capitalist, grassroots, and women of color — organizing that continue to cultivate abolition but a recognition of the stark real
Billy Dee Williams on Diana Ross & Lady Sings the Blues
' Billy Dee Williams on Diana Ross , whose feature film debut is their movie Lady Sings the Blues . Featuring Ross in an Oscar®-nominated role, Lady Sings the Blues (1972) is an unflinching look at the life of legendary singer Billie Holiday – co-starring American Film Institute Trustee Emeritus Billy Dee Williams as Holiday’s husband.'
DaMaris Hill in The Black Writer's Studio
' Dr. DaMaris B. Hill is the author of Breath Better Spent: Living Black Girlhood , A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland , The Fluid Boundaries of Suffrage and Jim Crow: Staking Claims in the American Heartland , and Visible Textures . She is a 2020 NAACP Image Award nominee for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry 
Come to NYC and See “The Music Man” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Aaron Lake: Mis-education of Black students is appalling - via @TheStarPress

College students and profit: Whistleblower alerts Education Department - via @usatoday

Making Black Stories Universal via @YouTube

Editorial: Oakland must close schools to improve quality of education - on @mercnews

Alexandra Oliverio: WV government is destroying education | Op-Ed Commentaries | - on @wvgazettemail

Nicolais: DougCo Board of Education fails to make the Wise choice - via @coloradosun

New State Board of Education member introduces motion to scrap health education standards | KHGI - on @ntvnews

Ignite Education: From rescuing manatees to teaching sixth-grade science via @heraldtribune

Education roundup: Agriculture scholarship available via @YahooNews

Lawmakers Have Opportunity To Maximize Education Spending In the Classroom | KRWG -

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