Tuesday, February 15, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, February 15, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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NYC Public School Parents: Urge your NY state legislators to put class size caps for NYC into the state budget! - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2022/02/urge-your-ny-state-legislators-to-put.html 

Critical Race Theory Controversy Infects States’ Process for Developing History and Social Studies Standards | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8Bp via @janresseger 

FLIP FLOPPIN AWAY – Dad Gone Wild - https://wp.me/p4d08y-35y via @norinrad10

Illinois cutting retiree health care subsidy and the death solution to the whole public pension issue. - https://fredklonsky.substack.com/p/illinois-cutting-retiree-health-care 

Weekend Quotables - by Michael Klonsky - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/weekend-quotables-9d9 

National Nutrition Month—March 2022 - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/nationalnutrimonthmar22.asp 

CURMUDGUCATION: Hillsdale Is Coming To Tennessee. Who Are They? - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/02/hillsdale-is-coming-to-tennessee-who.html

Five Sources | Blue Cereal Education - http://bluecerealeducation.com/node/1140

Charlotte Forten Grimké, Black Educator Hall Of Fame Member - Philly's 7th Ward - https://phillys7thward.org/?p=2454

Nancy Bailey's Education Website: Kindergarten Online Data? Teacher Observation is Safer and Better! | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11276 on @NEPCtweet 

About Hillsdale – Tennessee Education Report - http://tnedreport.com/?p=5515 via @TNEdReport

NYC Public School Parents: Education advocates and parents speak out against appointment of Joe Belluck to the Panel for Educational Policy - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2022/02/education-advocates-and-parents-speak.html

Katherine Stewart: The Religious Right Targets Public Schools for Extinction | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vn4 via @dianeravitch

West Virginia: Students Walk Out to Protest “Optional” Prayer Meeting During School | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vuS via @dianeravitch 

Heather Cox Richardson: Why Trump Hit the Ceiling Yesterday | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vvz via @dianeravitch

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The secret plan behind Florida's "don't say gay" bill: Bankrupting public education https://www.salon.com/2022/02/15/the-secret-plan-behind-floridas-dont-say-gay-bill-bankrupting-public-education/

An open letter to families and educators | Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction - https://dpi.wi.gov/node/113316 

sleeves – Selected Poetry - https://wp.me/s5vXxR-sleeves via @plthomasEdD 

Reparations: What is owed to Black Americans? | ABJ Virtual Town Hall - https://www.onedetroitpbs.org/?p=20890

Editorial: Oakland schools offer the wrong way to deal with declining enrollment - Los Angeles Times - https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2022-02-10/editorial-want-to-know-the-wrong-way-to-close-schools-just-follow-oakland by @latimesopinion on @latimes 

Cooperative Games - Alfie Kohn - https://www.alfiekohn.org/?p=4752

New Survey of West Virginia Parents Reveals Overwhelming Support for New Child Tax Credit Monthly Payments, 8 of 10 Families Say the Policy Makes “Huge Difference” - ParentsTogether Action - https://parentstogetheraction.org/?p=2384

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

Philly superintendent picked to teach and mentor senior education leaders at Yale https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/2/14/22933658/william-hite-superintendent-philadelphia-yale-broad-center via @ChalkbeatPHL 

My new book on parenting is coming soon!  Louisiana Educator - http://louisianaeducator.blogspot.com/ 

Please urge your legislators to require NYC to lower class size via the state budget! | Class Size Matters  | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes - https://classsizematters.org/?p=10332 

Documentary Filmmaker Stanley Nelson on the History of HBCUs and 'Attica' | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2022/02/documentary-filmmaker-stanley-nelson-on.html via @NewBlackMan 

Kids Have No Place in a Liberal Democracy https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/02/kids-liberal-democracy-schools/622084/?utm_source=feed 

Teaching in a World No Student Deserves https://www.laprogressive.com/world-no-student-deserves/

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

Documentary Filmmaker Stanley Nelson on the History of HBCUs and 'Attica'
' Stanley Nelson Jr. , documentary filmmaker of many films including Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities and the new Oscar-nominated documentary Attica, joins to discuss the history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and how they built generations of Black leadership in America.'
The United States of Anxiety: Black People Are From Outer Space
'Afrofuturism is an old idea that’s reaching new people. This Black History Month, we travel from Seneca Village to Wakanda, from Sun Ra to Lil Nas X as we learn this cosmic vision of Black freedom, directly from the culture makers propelling the movement. Academy Award winning production designer and lead curator of the Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room at The Metropolit
After 'Texas Sun,' Leon Bridges and Khruangbin seek solace on 'Texas Moon'
'An endless stretch of Texas highway on a hot day; moonlit car rides with a secret lover. These are some of the images invoked on Texas Sun , the first collaborative EP between soul and R&B musician Leon Bridges and psychedelic trio Khruangbin . They debut their second homage to the state both musical acts call home — this time a more introspective, spiritually-driven journey through the darker u

How One Woman's 'Immortal' Cells Changed the World
'In 1951, Henrietta Lacks , a young black woman from Baltimore, died of cancer. However, before her death a small sample of her cells were taken from her without her knowledge, and these cells did not die. Unlike every

Stitt appoints Sarah Lepak to State Board of Education https://nondoc.com/2022/02/14/sarah-lepak-appointed-state-board-of-education/ via @nondocmedia 

This February is a time to celebrate the history of Black-Asian solidarity https://nondoc.com/2022/02/15/time-to-celebrate-black-asian-solidarity/ via @nondocmedia 

These companies stopped campaign donations to election objectors. Their lobbyists did not. https://www.politico.com/news/2022/02/15/jan-6-lobbying-companies-election-00008827

Parental fury propels San Francisco school board ouster https://politi.co/3GQxauz via @politico

Puerto Rico: March Of Indignation Against ‘Shakedown Plan’ Of More Austerity https://popularresistance.org/puerto-rico-march-of-indignation-against-shakedown-plan-of-more-austerity/

Seattle Educators Rally For A ‘Thriving Wage’ https://popularresistance.org/seattle-educators-rally-for-a-thriving-wage/

Why schools are taking center stage in the culture wars - KAKE - https://www.kake.com/story/45871855/how-restrictions-on-teaching-about-race-and-sexual-orientation-have-hijacked-parents-concerns-about-covid 

Newark High School’s Teacher Academy Aims To Develop Homegrown Educators Through Partnership With Montclair State University – CBS New York - https://cbsloc.al/34Vp5Yf on /CBSnewyork 

Union will pay $1,200 per semester to students enrolled in Newark teacher training academy - nj.com - https://www.nj.com/education/2022/02/union-will-pay-1200-per-semester-to-students-enrolled-in-newark-teacher-training-academy.html on @njdotcom

East Side High School Rising Teacher Academy Receives Monumental Investment From AFT Union | Newark, NJ News TAPinto - https://www.tapinto.net/towns/newark/sections/education/articles/east-side-high-school-rising-teacher-academy-receives-monumental-investment-from-aft-union

High school students in Newark teachers program offered stipend to complete their training - https://connecticut.news12.com/high-school-students-in-newark-teachers-program-offered-stipend-to-complete-their-training 

Father of Parkland victim climbs crane near the White House to protest gun violence https://www.salon.com/2022/02/15/father-of-parkland-victim-climbs-crane-near-the-to-violence_partner/

Marvel’s New Podcast Takes Fans Through the History of Black Panther https://www.theroot.com/marvel-s-new-podcast-takes-fans-through-the-history-of-1848535467 

Black History Icons: Frederick Douglass https://sacobserver.com/2022/02/black-history-icons-frederick-douglass/

District tracking 268 COVID-19 cases in schools https://thelensnola.org/2022/02/15/district-tracking-268-covid-19-cases-in-schools/

School enrollment down in Louisiana, Orleans Parish https://thelensnola.org/2022/02/14/school-enrollment-down-in-louisiana-orleans-parish/

Homeless youth and children are wildly undercounted, advocates say. https://www.npr.org/2022/02/15/1073791409/homeless-youth-and-children-are-wildly-undercounted-advocates-say

The helpful tool, the College Scorecard, has been updated https://www.npr.org/2022/02/15/1080773523/the-helpful-tool-the-college-scorecard-has-been-updated

Near his exit, Hite picked to teach and mentor senior education leaders at Yale https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/2/14/22933658/william-hite-superintendent-philadelphia-yale-broad-center #uncategorized #feedly 

Leftist Arizona State student groups allege infiltration by Kari Lake campaign staffers https://www.rawstory.com/leftist-arizona-state-student-groups-allege-infiltration-by-kari-lake-campaign-staffers/ 

Girls still fall behind boys in top scores for AP math exams https://www.rawstory.com/girls-still-fall-behind-boys-in-top-scores-for-ap-math-exams/ 

Obama sex education program drove lower teen birth rates in US: study https://www.rawstory.com/obama-education-program-drove-lower-teen-birth-rates-in-us-study/

Dad of Parkland victim climbs crane near White House in gun control protest https://www.rawstory.com/dad-of-parkland-victim-climbs-crane-near-white-house-in-gun-control-protest/

'Scars do heal but they don’t go away': Four years after Parkland, closure is elusive https://www.rawstory.com/scars-do-heal-but-they-dont-go-away-four-years-after-parkland-closure-is-elusive/

California ‘getting close’ to ending school masking requirement, top health official says https://www.kcra.com/article/california-getting-close-to-ending-school-masking-requirement-top-health-official-says/39080290

California Universal Meals - School Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/sn/cauniversalmeals.asp 

If the Kids Had Been White, Would Any of This Have Happened? https://www.propublica.org/article/if-the-kids-had-been-white-would-any-of-this-have-happened#1257962

Supt. Alberto Carvalho won high marks in Miami, but can he move L.A. Unified forward? https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-02-15/lausd-supt-alberto-carvalho-starts-job-after-years-in-miami

UC Berkeley may be forced by court to cut 3,000 undergraduate seats, freeze enrollment https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-02-14/uc-berkeley-may-be-forced-to-cut-3-000-freshman-seats-under-court-order-to-halt-growth

California school mask mandate will remain in place through Feb. 28 https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-02-14/california-school-mask-mandate-will-remain-in-place-through-feb-28

LA School Report and The 74 team up with USC Annenberg School of Journalism to develop new education journalists https://laschoolreport.com/la-school-report-and-the-74-team-up-with-usc-annenberg-school-of-journalism-to-develop-new-education-journalists/

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

A Look Back: “New Meta-Analysis Identifies Instructional Strategies To Help Struggling Adolescent Readers”
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 2018: What instructional strategies can best assist struggling adolescent readers? A new study, A Synthesis of Reading Interventions and Effects on Reading Comprehension Outcomes for Older Struggling Re
Today Is The Four-Year Anniversary Of The Parkland Massacre – Here Are Resources For Remembering, Teaching & Learning
The Parkland massacre happened four years ago today. You might be interested in the many related resources at Not Very “Best” Lists Of The Week: Gun Violence . On February 14th, 2018, a gunman stole the lives of 14 students and 3 educators at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Today we mourn with the Parkland families whose lives were upended and stand with those working to end the epidemic of
Frederick Douglass Chose This Day To Be His Birthday – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources About Him
Frederick Douglass chose this day to be his birthday. You might be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES FOR TEACHING & LEARNING ABOUT FREDERICK DOUGLASS . “I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it…I do not remember to have ever met a slave who could tell his birthday.” Frederick Douglass, “Narrative” #OTD 2/14 1818(?)-date he chose https://t.co/jUHa

ED Invites Applications from States to Support Innovation in Assessment Systems - ED.gov Blog - https://blog.ed.gov/?p=31081

Bowser lifting DC mask mandate for bars, gyms, concerts, but not schools - https://www.fox29.com/news/bowser-lifting-dc-mask-mandate-for-bars-gyms-concerts-but-not-schools#new_tab via @FOX29philly 

Schools are using COVID relief for lengthy building projects https://www.chalkbeat.org/2022/2/15/22933799/federal-covid-relief-schools-hvac-buildings via @Chalkbeat

California delays decision on lifting school mask mandate | AP News - https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-health-education-california-gavin-newsom-1771d4f5f27e294ba755da27ac57e384#new_tab on @ap 

Twin Cities Teachers Unions Begin Voting On Whether To Authorize Strike – WCCO | CBS Minnesota - https://cbsloc.al/3BpdE75 on /wcco 

San Francisco school board recall election explained - https://bayareane.ws/3Bj9sG6 on @mercnews 

CPS parents in school mask lawsuit say their kids now face punishment - Chicago Tribune - https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-chicago-public-schools-mask-mandate-lawsuit-20220214-kdfbxpvvujd4fjwk2crutpuugm-story.html#new_tab via @chicagotribune 

Levi's Boss Says She Was Ousted for Speaking Out Against School COVID Rules - https://www.newsweek.com/levis-boss-says-she-was-ousted-speaking-out-against-school-covid-rules-1679075#new_tab on @newsweek 

Early exit could mean big payout for Boston superintendent - https://www.wcvb.com/article/big-payout-possible-for-boston-superintendent-brenda-cassellius/39078753#new_tab on @WCVB 

Holmen police probe school board election flyer with hateful, racist message - https://www.news8000.com/?p=2707064 via @news8news

High schoolers in Newark teaching program to be paid https://www.njspotlightnews.org/video/high-schoolers-in-newark-teaching-program-to-be-paid/

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Big Education Ape: CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Important Upcoming Holiday Edition (2/13) - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/catch-up-with-curmudgucation-icymi.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, February 12, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_12.html

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Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-week-education-research-report_12.html

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Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-weeks-wildness-dad-gone-wild_12.html

Big Education Ape: Network for Public Education Blog Post of the Day This Week #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/network-for-public-education-blog-post_12.html

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