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THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Thursday, February 16, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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THE TOP BANANA
TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES



Respondents Call a Witness With ‘Some Pretty Strong Views,’ Feb. 14 — FundOurSchoolsPA.org - https://www.fundourschoolspa.org/news/respondents-call-a-witness-with-some-pretty-strong-views-feb-14





Seattle Schools Community Forum: Striking Parallels Between San Franciso USD Board and SPS Board - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2022/02/striking-parallels-between-san-franciso.html




Teaching in a Time of Conservative Tyranny – radical eyes for equity - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-amy via @plthomasEdD 



NYC Public School Parents: CEC 15 Resolution on Foundation Aid and Charter Funding FY 2023 - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2022/02/cec-15-resolution-on-foundation-aid-and.html



CA Middle Schools Selected as “Schools to Watch" - Year 2022 (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr22/yr22rel11.asp



NYC Educator: UFT Delegate Assembly February 16, 2021--Much Ado - http://nyceducator.com/2022/02/uft-delegate-assembly-february-16-2021.html



High lead levels in drinking water outlets in Philly schools, report finds - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/2/16/22938028/high-levels-lead-drinking-water-philly-schools-report on chalkbeat 



Privatizing Educator Training to End Public Education | tultican - https://wp.me/p2txw0-19z 


3 Not-quite-true Claims about the Pandemic and Schools (Matt Barnum) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - https://wp.me/pBm7c-8ua via @CubanLarry 




With A Brooklyn Accent: Disastrous Concentration of Services for Troubled People in Three South Bronx Neighborhoods - https://withabrooklynaccent.blogspot.com/2022/02/disastrous-concentration-of-services.html



School Staffing Challenges During COVID-19 Reflect a Serious and Widespread School Funding Shortage | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8DL via @janresseger 



CURMUDGUCATION: Things Milton Friedman Got Wrong - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/02/things-milton-friedman-got-wrong.html





Nora de la Cour: Why We Should Care About School Bus Drivers | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vuP via @dianeravitch




NYC Public School Parents: DOE absurdly claims that their refusal to report on vaccination rates is due to privacy concerns - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2022/02/doe-absurdly-claims-that-their-refusal.html 



Rayford Whittingham Logan, Black Educator Hall Of Fame Member - Philly's 7th Ward - https://phillys7thward.org/?p=2461



Don’t Buy It: The Marketing Scam of MSM and the “Science of Reading” – radical eyes for equity - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-amS via @plthomasEdD



Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: How Do Teachers Teach Now? (Part 1) | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11282 on @NEPCtweet



Tennessee: “Instead of Raging Over MAUS, Support Local People Who Are Fighting the Ban” | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vsF via @dianeravitch



Elusive Transparency In Charter Schools | Dissident Voice - https://dissidentvoice.org/?p=126691






















glen brown: Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset Repeal Vote - https://teacherpoetmusicianglenbrown.blogspot.com/2022/02/windfall-elimination-provision-and.html



Education Department Approves $415 Million in Borrower Defense Claims Including for Former DeVry University Students | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/education-department-approves-415-million-borrower-defense-claims-including-former-devry-university-students 



Hungry for Justice: Parents, Students, and Educators Fight Against Oakland School Closures | Schott Foundation for Public Education - http://schottfoundation.org/node/4441

Advocates Won Billions for Public Education. But Where Will It Go? | Schott Foundation for Public Education - http://schottfoundation.org/node/4440 

Despite a Cloud of Backlash, Black Lives Matter at School Shines Bright | Schott Foundation for Public Education - http://schottfoundation.org/node/4443

What Pundits Don’t Understand About the San Francisco Recall – Mother Jones - https://www.motherjones.com/?p=946229


Education Research Report: Too soon to lift mask mandates for most elementary schools in U.S., study finds - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2022/02/too-soon-to-lift-mask-mandates-for-most.html


Florida politicians behind "Don't Say Gay" bill backed by corporations that claim to support LGBTQ rights - https://popular.info/p/florida-politicians-behind-dont-say?r=7t66


How Big Businesses Are Colonizing the Classroom - Progressive.org - https://progressive.org/magazine/big-businesses-colonizing-classroom-bryant-hillman/






Some teens seek out COVID shots against their parents' 175 wishes : Shots - Health News : NPR - https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/02/16/1074191656/this-16-year-old-wanted-to-get-the-covid-vaccine-he-had-to-hide-it-from-his-pare on @NPR


Choosing Democracy: TEACHING FOR RACIAL JUSTICE - http://choosingdemocracy.blogspot.com/2022/02/teaching-for-racial-justice.html



Japanese-American Internment Is Commemorated Every Feb. 19th As The “Day Of Remembrance” – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=124643 on @Larryferlazzo 


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







Gig by gig at California community colleges https://edsource.org/podcast/gig-by-gig-at-california-community-colleges



Censorship: Its Dark and Deceptive Face https://www.laprogressive.com/censorship-8/





The Grapes of Wrath is far from ‘horrible’ or ‘terrible’ https://nondoc.com/2022/02/17/the-grapes-of-wrath-is-far-from-horrible-or-terrible/ via @nondocmedia 



First-Person Singular: Why Schools Must Teach About Racism https://progressive.org/magazine/schools-must-teach-about-racism-miller/



Read the Books They Don't Want You To': LeVar Burton Weighs In on School Book Bans https://www.theroot.com/read-the-books-they-dont-want-you-to-levar-burton-weig-1848554091

How the new banned books panic fits into America’s history of school censorship https://www.vox.com/culture/22918344/banned-books-history-maus-school-censorship-texas-harold-rugg-beloved-huck-finn-dr-seuss


Jargon may have turned parents against social and emotional learning https://hechingerreport.org/jargon-may-have-turned-parents-against-social-and-emotional-learning/



San Francisco is usually seen as a lefty outlier. The school board recalls may make it a bellwether https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2022-02-17/san-francisco-recall-democrats


Supt. Carvalho confronts his first big decision: Should LAUSD relax mask requirements? https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-02-17/supt-carvalho-confronts-his-first-big-decision-should-lausd-relax-mask-requirements

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: “Guest Post: Classroom Management – Redirecting without Escalating”
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: Editor’s Note: I’ve invited my colleague Phil Taylor to write a series of posts on “de-escalation.” I’m adding this piece to Best Posts On Classroom Management Phillip Taylor is an educator of 18
Book Bans Here, Book Bans There, Book Bans Everywhere!
Hermann / Pixabay Here are new additions to The Best Resources For Banned Books Week : Books are being banned from school libraries. Here’s what that does to students. is from USA Today. Why book banning is back is from Vox. This wave of book bans is different from earlier ones is from The Washington Post. In Tennessee, the ‘Maus’ Controversy Is the Least of Our Worries is from The NY Times.
More Useful Wordle Variants For Teachers & Students
Here are new additions to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR USING WORDLE IN THE CLASSROOM: Wordle With Friends is another version where you can play with friends and classmates in a private virtual room. I’m also adding this to The Best Online Games Students Can Play In Private Virtual “Rooms” My Wordle is another tool for creating your own Wordle-like games. Wordle For Kids “contains a dictionary of words
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 AĆ­da 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

Georgetown study measures colleges' return on investment https://www.npr.org/2022/02/16/1081247576/georgetown-study-measures-colleges-return-on-investment

DeVry University misled students. Now, the federal government is erasing their debt https://www.npr.org/2022/02/16/1081107925/education-department-devry-university-borrower-defense-student-loan-relief

Mayor Adams slashes 560 School Safety Agent positions in budget proposal https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-school-safety-headcount-reduction-budget-20220216-qvxtwahzavhfhimvtsyicc2gwy-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

Virginia Enacts Law Barring School Mask Mandates https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/16/us/virginia-school-mask-mandates.html



House Bill 1134: Indiana teachers rally at Statehouse in opposition - https://www.jconline.com/story/news/local/lafayette/2022/02/16/house-bill-1134-indiana-state-teachers-association-pack-the-house-rally/6811684001/#new_tab via @JCOnline

Family sues school, Meta, Instagram over daughter’s false arrest | Miami Herald - https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article258453953.html#new_tab on @miamiherald

CPS could face another union at the bargaining table if principals get law changed - Chicago Sun-Times - https://chicago.suntimes.com/education/2022/2/16/22938038/cps-public-schools-principals-union-legislature-springfield-troy-laraviere#new_tab

KY Senate passes proposed ban on transgender girls in girls sports | Lexington Herald Leader - https://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article258469613.html#new_tab on @heraldleader

GOP-led Arizona Senate approves huge school voucher expansion - https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/gop-led-arizona-senate-approves-huge-school-voucher-expansion#new_tab via @FOX10Phoenix

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's school library bill clears Senate committee - https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/education/2022/02/16/tennessee-governor-bill-lee-school-library-bill-clears-senate-committee/6819268001/#new_tab via @memphisnews




Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, February 16, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_16.html


Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, February 15, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_15.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, February 14, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_14.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, February 13, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_13.html 


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


Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, February 12, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/top-posts-this-week-saturday-february.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, February 11, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_11.html

Big Education Ape: KEEP UP/ CATCH UP WITH DIANE RAVITCH'S BLOG A site to discuss better education for all #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/keep-up-catch-up-with-diane-ravitchs_12.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-week-in-education-larry-ferlazzos_12.html

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






Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK WITH NEWBLACKMAN (IN EXILE) #BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-week-with-newblackman-in-exile-blm_12.html




Big Education Ape: SSPI TONY THURMOND: STUFF THIS WEEK FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/sspi-tony-thurmond-stuff-this-week-from_12.html

Big Education Ape: TEACHER TOM THIS WEEK IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/teacher-tom-this-week-in-early_12.html

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

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S TENNESSEE EDUCATION REPORT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-weeks-tennessee-education-report_12.html


Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA AND THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona_12.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, February 5, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_5.html


Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, February 5, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/top-posts-this-week-saturday-february-5.html




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