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Promise-breaker Richard Corcoran tells the kids and community of Jefferson County to suck it -

Opinion | The Absurdity of Protecting Kids From the Holocaust Narrative 'Maus' | Steven Singer - on @commondreams

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle Special Education PTSA Slams Advanced Learning Survey -

Open Letter to St. Tammany (LA) Superintendent Frank Jabbia | deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog -

A Word About The Work We Must Do – The Jose Vilson - via @thejlv

CURMUDGUCATION: About That Maus Controversy -

Teacher Tom: We Must Demand Play-Based Education Because That's What The Evidence Tells Us -

The Conservative Assault on Education Claims Its Latest Victim – Mother Jones -

Willis Nathaniel Huggins, Black Educator Hall of Fame Member - Philly's 7th Ward -

New Updates to College Scorecard Make Tool More Useful for Students and Families With Data About College Costs, Graduation Rates, and Post-College Earnings | U.S. Department of Education -

Curmudgucation: Research: Yes, Common Core Was Bad | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

How ‘Transparent’ is Your School? | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

Nancy MacLean: The Segregationist History of School Choice | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

“Left Behind: The Unintended Consequences of School Choice”: Kids with toughest hurdles stuck in gutted schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Iowa: Federal Appeals Court Upholds School Mask Mandate | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

The Murky World of i-Ready, Grading, and Online Data - on @NancyEBailey1

US states have introduced 137 bills limiting what schools can teach on race, history, sexual orientation, and gender | The Independent - on @Independent

Feb. 7, 1926: Carter G. Woodson Launched Negro History Week - Zinn Education Project - on @ZinnEdProject

After downstate Illinois judge rules against mask mandates, schools scramble to prepare for Monday classes - Chicago Tribune - via @chicagotribune

Complaint: Teacher proselytized, made antisemitic comments - ABC News - via @ABC

WPIAL is Wrong! Racist Taunts at a Football Game are NOT a Matter of Both Sides | gadflyonthewallblog - via @StevenSinger3

Forget About Quality Instruction When You Take Away Teachers’ Planning Time | gadflyonthewallblog - via @StevenSinger3

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

Choosing Democracy: Freedom to Teach -

glen brown: Benefits of Owning a Cat -

Maskless Oakdale students won't be allowed in class without mask | - on ABC10

A Push to Remove LGBTQ Books in One County Could Signal Rising Partisanship on School Boards

The Educators Who Decided That Context Doesn’t Matter

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

The Limits with Jay Williams: Brian Flores on Taking a Stand Against the NFL | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

WRITING HOME | American Voices from the Caribbean: “more joy” | episode 05 with Edwidge Danticat
“What would goodness be like? What would more joy be like?” – Edwidge Danticat 'Host Tami Navarro and Kaiama L. Glover connect with the illustrious Haitian-African-American author Edwidge Danticat . In this conversation, the three grapple with how they are emotionally processing the pandemic through writing and reading literature. Edwidge speaks on whether literature survives on suffering, her ne
Conversations in Atlantic Theory • Yomaira Figueroa-Vásquez on Decolonizing Diasporas: Radical Mappings of Afro-Atlantic Literature
'The episode of Conversations in Atlantic Theory features Yomaira Figueroa-Vasquez , who teaches in the D epartment of English at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. She publishes widely in Afro-Atlantic studies with particular emphasis on hispanophone Africa and Americas, as well as co-curating with Jessica Marie Johnson the digital project-collective Electric Marronage. We discuss h
Left of Black S12 · E10 | Confronting Misogynoir in Digital Spaces with Dr. Moya Bailey
Dr. Moya Bailey , Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University, was the first to pen the term "misogynoir" in 2010 as a means of giving a name to the anti-Black misogyny that she observed on the web and in broader society. Yet Black women have always found ways to push back against harmful stereotypes to demonstrate, and celebrate, their full humanity

New Jersey to lift school mask mandate

Youngkin campaign criticized for Twitter spat with teen

11 infamous '90s school bans

The Root Presents: Black History Moments In Time

Are CA schools failing students of color?

NEA Member Is ABC World News 'Person of the Week' via @YouTube

Youngkin tweets 'regret' for campaign's criticism of high school student

Bergen Elementary Student Inspires Classmates To Clean Oceans

Student Opinion: SCUSD’s New Way of Addressing Discrimination is Not Enough

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

“The Past and Future of Education Research”
The Past and Future of Education Research is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Studies on student motivation, project-based learning, the power of relationships, and collective efficacy are highlighted by contributors. Here are some excerpts:
Monday’s New Articles & Videos On School Reopenings
viarami / 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: Schools are starting to spend Covid relief dollars. Here’s what they’re prioritizing. is from NBC News. STUDENT VACCINE MANDAT
A Look Back: “Guest Post From Lorin W. Anderson, Co-Author Of The Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy”
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: Editor’s Note: Lorin W. Anderson, one of the co-authors of the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy, left a comment on my post earlier this week, “Knowledge” & Bloom’s Pyramid . He graciously agreed to expand
“Map Puzzle” Is A Simple, But Useful, Geography Game
Map Puzzle has a variety of simple geography games where players are shown the physical outlines of states, provinces, countries, etc., while at the same time you’re given the names and accompanying puzzle pieces that belong there. I learned about it at a post in Google Maps Mania . That same post shared another site – called Jigsaw Explorer . There, students could create their own jigsaw maps th

Taffy Abel medaled in the 1924 Olympics. Few knew of his Indigenous heritage

In Tennessee, the ‘Maus’ Controversy Is the Least of Our Worries

Free Community College Won't Be in Spending Bill, Jill Biden to Say

Ending the School Mask Mandate in N.J. and Studying Wastewater in N.Y.

Quotes to Celebrate Black History Month

Judge who halted Youngkin’s mask-optional order disclosed her spouse teaches in Arlington

COLUMN: Are book bans stopping a Marxist “revolution” or whitewashing the past?

STUDENT VOICE: Is anyone out there? We need help figuring out our futures in Hispanic communities like mine

Following mandate going into effect, schools are working to confirm students’ vaccination status

Evers vetoes bill seeking to ban school lessons on systemic racism - via @journalsentinel

Illinois mask mandate ruling causes schools to scramble ahead of Monday classes - Chicago Tribune - via @chicagotribune

Schools are starting to spend Covid relief dollars. Here's what they're prioritizing.

Douglas County school board fires Superintendent Corey Wise - on @denverpost

In push for school choice, Youngkin’s hope may lie in a lesser-known option via @MercuryVirginia

Wake County school librarians defend challenged LGBTQ books | Raleigh News & Observer - on @newsobserver

Should school be in-person? Academic, emotional concerns outweigh COVID-19 in parents’ views | Pew Research Center - on @pewresearch

Biden inches back toward Michelle Obama’s school nutrition standards  - POLITICO -

In this Texas district, the superintendent subs and a teacher drives the bus to keep kids in school - via @dallasnews

A San Francisco sixth-grader was enrolled at a public middle school but never showed up. She got A’s anyway - on @sfchronicle

New Jersey and Delaware set timelines to end mask mandates for schools

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