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Friday, February 18, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, February 17, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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South Carolina: Don’t Defund Our Public Schools With Vouchers! | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

CURMUDGUCATION: TN: Another Bad Library Law -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Invitation to King County Youth Forum -

Tennessee: Woman Charged with Statutory Rape in Same County That Banned MAUS | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

City gun violence a tough issue for Democrats -

The Dangerous End of School Libraries and Public Education - on @NancyEBailey1

CURMUDGUCATION: MySpace and What Corporations Really Want -

Teacher Tom: "The Age Of Reason" -

Being Afraid, Sad And Angry As A Black Father - Philly's 7th Ward -

Josephine Bruce, Black Educator Hall Of Fame Member - Philly's 7th Ward -

The Smackdown with Eric Welch – Tennessee Education Report - via @TNEdReport

Curmudgucation: The Fallacy in Learning Loss Panic | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Documenting Billy's meeting with Gov. DeSantis' Inspector General's Office -

Texas: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Wants to Ban “Critical Race Theory” in Universities | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Global Guru #1 !!! | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Why I Love Teaching And Why I Chose To Stay - Philly's 7th Ward -

Thoughts from Moon Knight and Saga in Days of Darkness – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Heights coalition hosts Feb. 23 online forum on ‘Vouchers Hurt Ohio’ lawsuit - - on @clevelanddotcom

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Endorses Shapiro for Governor | Philadelphia Federation of Teachers -

Teacher Anti-CRT Bills Coast To Coast: A State By State Guide - by @palan57 on @forbes

Black parents at Philly’s Carver say new admissions process is unfair - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

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

February’s (2022) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two | Engaging Parents In School… -

Tennessee: “Instead of Raging Over MAUS, Support Local People Who Are Fighting the Ban” | Lloyd Lofthouse - via @lflwriter

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

New World Coming: Afro-Venezuelans In The Bolivarian Process
'For this episode of New World Coming , James Counts Early is joined by historian, activist, and former diplomat, Jesus “Chucho” Garcia to discuss the complexities of the state, social and civil organizations, and the people working together to deepen the principles of the Bolivarian Revolution. They also discuss the power relations of developing democracy, the struggle for reparations in Latin A
When the Government Tried—and Failed—to Silence Catwoman
'In the documentary Catwoman vs. the White House , the director Scott Calonico brings to life a time when the actress Eartha Kitt was retaliated against by President Lyndon B. Johnson—but persisted in spite of it.'
BOOK TALK: The History of Black Studies with Abdul Alkalimat
' The People's Forum NYC hosted a book talk on The History of Black Studies with author Abdul Alkalimat . In this book, Black Studies founder and movement veteran Abdul Alkalimat offers a comprehensive history of the discipline that examines Black Studies as intellectual history; as social movement; and as academic profession. The book also demonstrates how Black people themselves established the
Meet the Makers: Finding Your Voice Through Fannie Lou Hamer
'Fannie Lou Hamer’s legacy of activism lives on. So what can young activists learn from her? In a Meet the Makers panel, Aunjanue Ellis , Oscar®-nominated actress & activist; Dr. Keisha N. Blain , historian & author of Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America ; and the makers of Fannie Lou Hamer's America - Monica Land , executive producer & Mrs. Hamer's great-niece, and di
Brendan Slocumb on Racism in the World of Classical Music
'Can an author write a novel about a classical musician and get all the details right? And can he make that world the backdrop for a gripping contemporary thriller? If the author is Brendan Slocumb , then the answer is a resounding yes . In this episode of Book Dreams , Brendan joins Eve and Julie to talk about his debut novel, The Violin Conspiracy , about a concert violinist whose Stradivarius
Nishani Frazier: The Making and Unmaking of One America
'At this Wednesdays at the Center talk at Duke University, Professor Nishani Frazier , A ssociate Professor of History and American Studies at the University of Kansas, spoke about the flaws and fallout of President's Initiative on Race, launched by Bill Clinton in 1997. The initiative, titled One America, promised to "help educate Americans about the facts surrounding issues of race, to promote
We’re Hiring! – Parenting for Liberation - by @Parenting4Lib

High School Students Organized Thousands To Walk Out For Amir Locke

New Jersey Will Soon Send 168K Notices To Replace Lead Pipes At Properties

Counselor From Indiana School Tells Parents They Can Opt Their Kids Out of Black History Month Lessons

New COVID plan leaves many questions unanswered

Why We Need More Black Psychologists in Schools

Texas now requires new charter schools to ensure they won’t teach critical race theory

How to Teach About Different Communities via @YouTube

Indiana school faces angry backlash after 'highly offensive' Black History Month assignment

Midwest Dispatch: Twin Cities Educators Say ‘Enough Already’ - -

Podcast: Saving segregated 'Mexican' schools

LAUSD shows its best to new Supt. Alberto Carvalho, who pledges to deliver more of it

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

Friday’s New Articles & Videos On School Reopenings
congerdesign / 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: Supt. Carvalho confronts his first big decision: Should LAUSD relax mask requirements? is from The L.A. Times. LAUSD to k
A Look Back: Study Finds Adding More Periods Of Instruction That Didn’t Work In First Place Doesn’t Help High School 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 2017: I will always remember interpreting for a colleague who was telling a student and his mother that he offered tutoring after school everyday. “But, Mr. ____, you teach the same way then that I didn
Strategies For Encouraging Students To Make Multiple “Touches” On The Same Text
geralt / Pixabay For many student, especially English Language Learners, it can be very valuable to review a text multiple times – especially in content classes. It can’t just be re-reading it, though, time and time again. BORING! Each “touch” on the text needs to be for a different reason and, ideally, done in a different way. Of course, this is also the idea behind “close reading” (see The Best

Opinion: School-aid task force is a necessary step toward real reform

Families are suing a West Virginia school district for holding a Christian assembly

Want to find an affordable college? There's a website for that

Student loan scams prey on confusion

San Francisco Recall Vote Fueled by Asian Voters’ Ire

You Just Can’t Tell the Truth About America Anymore

SUNY Ends Harsh Student Debt Collection

Recall in San Francisco

Roscoe Bruce, Black Educator Hall of Fame Member - Philly's 7th Ward -

Investing in Native Youth to Design Their College and Career Futures - Blog -

‘A very toxic environment’: Virginia students navigate ugly mask battle

Vaccine refusal is child abuse

Hillsborough’s struggling schools attempt a ‘transformation.’ Can it work? - on TB_Times

School choice bill hitting rocky road in the Alabama Legislature - via @mgmadvertiser

Youth mental health is a crisis. Why aren't states doing more to help? - via @usatoday

Illinois court rules some districts can continue to go mask optional | WBEZ Chicago -

Bill would bring NRA gun safety classes into all Arizona schools - on @arizonamirror

Republicans made changes to ‘don’t say gay’ bill. LGBTQ advocates aren’t buying it. - on TB_Times

Portland Public Schools expects to see 3,400 students leave by next school year | Local News | - on @fox12oregon

Minneapolis, St. Paul teachers vote to authorize strike - - on @StarTribune

Argument breaks out between parent, Montgomery County School Board chair during Tuesday meeting | WFXRtv -

Ed Secretary Miguel Cardona: COVID pandemic can be 'reset' for schools - via @usatoday

A revised Kentucky bill aimed at critical race theory moves forward. What’s in it?

Curriculum struggle has Kansas GOP pursuing 'transparency' | AP News - on @ap

S.F.’s Asian American voters were crucial in the school board recall. Here’s why - on @sfchronicle

House committee passes bill that would allow school boards to designate teachers as protection officers - WV MetroNews - by @JeffJenkinsMN

School choice bill: Gov. Cox promises veto until teacher pay increases - Deseret News - on deseretnews

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