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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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Growing Future Teachers – Press Room - Montclair State University - on @montclairstateu 

$8 Million – Tennessee Education Report - via @TNEdReport 

How Big Businesses Are Colonizing the Classroom - - 

Answer Sheet: Getting Education Reform Right | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet 

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Got FERPA? - 

Secretary of Education Cardona to Travel to Tennessee to Discuss Needs of School Communities | U.S. Department of Education -

Educators Shouldn’t be Ridiculed for Worrying about COVID - - 

NPR: A Surprising Study of Pre-K | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Peter Gray on the Tennessee Pre-School Study | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch 

NYC: Parents Leaders Demand an End to Mayoral Control of the Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

San Francisco: Voters Recall Three Board Members | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch 

Ed Notes Online: #UFTElections - Petitions - What we can learn about the upcoming election - Part 1 -

Schools Matter: Who Gave $184 Million to Hilldale College in 2019-2020? -

Anna Julia Cooper, Black Educator Hall Of Fame Member - Philly's 7th Ward - 

US media is bewildered by Putin's troop pullback. - 

Education advocates and parents speak out against appointment of Joe Belluck to the Panel for Educational Policy | | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes - 

Michael Hiltzik: Trump’s Deal with China Was a Failure | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch 

DOE panel weighs contract to give funds to new chancellor's former foundation

Historians Make History. My dissertation committee members — Dr… | by Dr. Mary Marshall | Feb, 2022 | Writers and Editors of Color Magazine - on @weocmatters 

UChicago Students, Nearby Residents Demand University Give $1 Billion In Reparations To South Side Neighborhoods

Our Children Deserve The Truth - Truth Matters for Students - 


New critical race theory laws have teachers scared, confused and self-censoring

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

Education Research Report: Students better than teachers at recognizing relationally aggressive classmates - Education Research Report - 

glen brown: Say What? An Arizona priest used one wrong word in baptisms for decades. They're all invalid! -

Anxiety and Depression Among Kids of Color Surging During Pandemic, New Study Shows | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Mulgrew and Adams Are BFFs - southbronxschool com -

Election Results: Special Elections for New York and California State Assembly, Milwaukee Mayor + the San Francisco School Board Recalls

From Book Burner to Librarian

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan 

Anxiety and Depression Among Kids of Color Surging During Pandemic, New Study Shows
'As the pandemic heads into year three, we're finding out more about the toll it's taking on mental health. We look at how it's affecting children, and more specifically, children of color. One new study out of Boston reveals a surge in depression and anxiety in Black and Brown kids between the ages of 5 and 11. The study by a team at Boston Medical Center is published in the journal "Child and A
B. Sharise Moore in The Black Writer's Studio
' B. Sharise Moore ’s love of literature was ignited by Roald Dahl ’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Judy Blume’s Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing . After earning a BA in English from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, she began performing her poetry on stages throughout the country. To date, Moore’s poems have appeared in Starline , Fantasy Magazine , These Bewitching Bond s, Mer
Bobby Hundreds On Setting Trends in Streetwear and Web 3.0
' Bobby Hundreds is a trendsetter, and he believes if you give yourself permission you can be too. As founder of the iconic streetwear brand The Hundreds, he's been at the forefront of design for decades, and in this episode of The Limits with Jay Williams he tells Jay how he does it. For Bobby, success is about reframing your perceived weakness as your greatest strength. In the early days of The
In Georgia, Black Communities Are More Likely to Live Near Toxic Waste Sites
'For decades, Black people in this country have felt the heavy toll of environmental racism. A study published by University of Michigan in 2016 shows that communities of color and low-income neighborhoods are targeted by polluting industries. At the same time, people of color are more likely to be exposed to high levels of fine particulate air pollution , which causes tens of thousands of deaths
Milwaukee's Bronzeville is Making a Huge Comeback
'Once a dynamic Black neighborhood, Milwaukee's Bronzeville was destroyed significantly by highway construction. Now, its Black Holocaust Museum is reopening after being closed for more than a decade as well as other cultural touchstones, including a new cultural center. It's also got new restaurants and has been included in The New York Times 's "52 Places for a Changed World." Wisconsin Public
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.'

Oklahoma Empowerment Act advances on close vote, charter reforms move as well via @nondocmedia

Confronting Right-Wing Attacks On Racial Justice Teaching

U.S. Department of Education Invites Applicants for Javits Gifted and Talented Program | U.S. Department of Education - 

A first for Sandy Hook families: Remington gunmaker must pay $75 million

Montessori School Shuts Down After Preschool Blackface Activity 

NAACP Legal Defense Fund files federal civil rights complaint against Carroll Independent School District

Publishing C.E.O. Donates $500,000 to Fight Book Bans

The Conservative Group Challenging Admissions at Elite High Schools

San Francisco Voters Recall 3 Board of Education Members

Sonny Perdue Is Sole Finalist to Lead Georgia’s Public Universities

San Francisco Recalls 3 Members Of City's School Board

New law will require Virginia public schools to make masks optional by March 1

Winning the War on Decorum

After a Tennessee school board banned 'Maus,' a California comic book store is donating copies

Column: How NIMBY abuse of a California law could keep thousands of kids out of UC Berkeley

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

The Best Strategies For “Engineering” Text So That It’s More Accessible To ELLs
felix_w / Pixabay Though I, and all ELL teachers, have been modifying the appearance of texts for years to make them more accessible, I didn’t learn the phrase “text engineering” until I read a piece by Elsa Billings and Aída Walqui at West Ed (see first link on this list). Generally, it means not changing the words in a complex text (see The Best Places To Get The “Same” Text Written For Differe
Infographic Of The Week: “10 Travel Destinations for Post-Pandemic Life”
JESHOOTS-com / Pixabay I’ve been publishing an “infographic of the week” for awhile, and you can see them all here . This one is from Visual Capitalist, and you can see it here. Most of the time, they have a little box under their infographics saying that they can be reposted in other places, but didn’t with this one. So, I’ve just embedded their tweet about it below so you can see what it looks
Wednesday’s New Articles 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: When Is It Safe To Lift School Mask Mandates? is from Five Thirty Eight. California school mask mandate will remain in place t
A Look Back: “How Income Affects The Brain” & What We Can Do About It
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: I published Another Study Finds Poverty’s Impact On “Cognitive Bandwidth” a few days ago, and it was a very popular post. It discussed the most recent research reinforcing the finding that poverty

‘We will kill’ your mother ‘but first we will kill you!’: Hundreds of threats of violence sent to school board members

Meta stocks fall after Google delivers a major blow to Zuckerberg's social media empire

Indiana school provides parents form to 'opt out' of Black History Month: report

How Teachers Unions Have Changed Since the 1980s | HeyTutor - on @StackerMedia 

Alison Collins, Gabriela López and Faauuga Moliga ousted 

Parent coalition files lawsuit challenging Maryland’s statewide school mask mandate - Baltimore Sun - via @baltimoresun

DeSantis, House line up on proposed cuts to mask mandate school districts - on TB_Times 

Lawmakers vote to protect teachers from lawsuits - Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs - via @ocpathink 

Outgoing Chicago Teachers Union Head Says He Won't Apologize For Doing Job - on @newsweek 

St. Paul district gives seniors a break on credits needed to finish high school – Twin Cities - on @pioneerpress

board pulls plug on CNN 10 | - via @triblive

Indiana CRT bill: House Bill 1134 amendment would water it down - via @indystar

Utah House committee passes school choice bill that some call a voucher - Deseret News - on deseretnews

When Students With High School Diplomas Earn More Than Those Who Enroll in College | National News | US News - on @USNews

This 16-year-old wanted to get the COVID vaccine. He had to hide it from his parents

Detroit public schools unveils $700M plan for facility repairs, new schools - via @detroitnews 

NOLA Public Schools looking for new operators at closing-school buildings | The Lens

LAUSD to keep outdoor mask mandate in place this week, but changes may be ahead 

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