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Sunday, February 20, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, February 20, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT

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National Days of Teaching Truth to Power – radical eyes for equity - via @plthomasEdD

Nancy MacLean: Milton Friedman, School Choice, Segregation, and Privatization | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Watch Nancy MacLean and Me Discuss the Rightwing Attacks on Public Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Arithmetic | JD2718 - by @Jd2718x

Ed Notes Online: Video: CROC Valentine's Day Protest MulgrewCare - A RUMP Group - Retirees United for Medicare Preservation -

Remembering Arne's Army - by Michael Klonsky -

Race and class and retirement savings. -

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Child tax credit expiration led to a big spike in poverty, new study finds - The Washington Post -

3.7 million more children in poverty in Jan 2022 without monthly Child Tax Credit — Columbia University Center on Poverty and Social Policy -

Schapiro: An aggravation lawmakers, especially Democrats, don't need | Govt-and-politics | - on @rtdnews

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

glen brown: Study finds Covid infection increases risk of mental health disorders (The Guardian) -

LeBron James is saving Akron

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

Sunday’s New Articles On School Reopenings
Clker-Free-Vector-Images / 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: PHOTOS: Teen dreams and disappointments after the world’s longest COVID school closure is from NPR. L.A. Unif
This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues
Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in seeing all my “Best” lists related to education policy here ): San Francisco voters recall 3 school board members is from NPR. ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill would limit discussion of sexuality and gender in Florida schools is from NPR. How the new banned books panic fits into America’s history of s
Most Popular Posts Of The Week
I’m making a change in the content of the regular feature. In addition to sharing the top five posts that have received the most “hits” in the preceding seven-to-ten days (though they may have originally been published on an earlier date), I will also include the top five posts that have actually appeared in the past week. Often, these are different posts. You might also be interested in IT’S THE
A Look Back: “One Of My Favorite – & Easiest – ELL Activities To Practice Speaking (Links & Recordings Included)”
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: Most ELL teachers know that 90% of dialogues for students to practice are terrible – it’s like textbook writers are in a contest to see who can write the most boring ones. But dialogues can be so

'Critical race theory' bans frustrate teachers during Black History Month

Justice Dept. Is Set to Modify Trump-Era Program Aimed at Fighting Chinese Threats

New Twist in Pandemic’s Impact on Schools: Substitutes in Camouflage

Why Should Every Job Require a College Diploma?

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

The New Yorker Radio Hour: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the Path Forward for the Left
' Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ’s political ascent was rapid and dramatic; she went from political anonymity, early in 2018, to questioning Nancy Pelosi’s leadership as Speaker soon after taking office. Now, with the Democratic Party’s razor-thin majorities in Congress in peril, the progressive agenda she backed has stalled. For The New Yorker’s first-ever digital-only issue , she talked with David R
“If I Fall, And We Struggle Together…” Certain Days, Political Prisoners and Movement Defense with Josh Davidson and Daniel McGowan
'Josh Davidson has been an activist for nearly two decades, focusing on prisoner support and the abolition of the carceral state. He is involved in numerous social justice projects, including the Certain Days collective and the Children’s Art Project with political prisoner Oso Blanco. Josh is currently editing a book detailing the struggles of current and former political prisoners, and also wor
In Defense of the "Gentrification Building"
'When many people look at new housing construction, they don’t just see boxy, modern, and bland architecture. They see new buildings that symbolize displacement and gentrification, or the idea that the construction comes at the cost of pushing existing residents out and replacing them with richer, whiter residents. But as Vox policy reporter Jerusalem Demsas explains, new construction in the US c
Haymarket Books Presents | The Second Wave of Uprising in Sudan: Revolutionaries Speak
'The 2019 revolution in Sudan, which overthrew longtime President Omar al-Bashir, was the earliest of a second-wave of uprisings that has swept from Algeria to Iraq, reigniting the hope of the 2011 revolutions in the region. The uprising, known in Sudan as the December Revolution, culminated in August 2019 in a civilian-military partnership, for what was to be a “transition” to full civilian rule
Death, Sex & Money: Where is Lisa Fischer's Backup?
' Lisa Fischer has sung backing vocals for Dolly Parton , Bobby McFerrin , Luther Vandross and Beyoncé . She's also toured with the Rolling Stones since 1989, going from one swanky hotel to another, "eating caviar for breakfast" and playing sold out stadiums. “I feel like a normal girl,” she says, “visiting for a very long time in the not-normal world.” It wasn’t the world she came from. Lisa gre

Top education bills that made it past New Mexico's legislative session - via @CCurrentArgus

Looking to the future of Virginia public education | -

IN Focus: Senate makes changes to controversial bills on education, vaccine mandates | Fox 59 -

Ignite Education: Laughter has a positive ripple effect in the classroom - via @heraldtribune

Former school board member, educator against adding politics to education - WV MetroNews -

Growing need for special education teachers in North Dakota has UND program looking for candidates - Grand Forks Herald | Grand Forks, East Grand Forks news, weather & sports - on @gfherald

National Indian Education Association Educator of the Year helps others 'unpack' and 'relearn' | Local Education | - by @ on @madisondotcom

NASA Education Resource Center Provides Training, Resources For Classrooms Across W.Va.

CNN op-ed blames decades of racism for San Francisco school board recall | Fox News - on @foxnews

Florida governor: school districts that defied no-mask mandate to lose $200m | Florida | The Guardian - by @richlusc on @guardian

Roseville school district at-risk of losing liability insurance over defying state mask mandate

San Francisco mayor on the school board recall: 'We failed our children'

Why the US Doesn’t Have Universal Child Care (anymore) | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Colorado governor: Anti-LGBTQ laws are 'un-American'

Effort Underway To Put History Of Native American Boarding Schools Into Classrooms

Black Twitter Starts Hilarious Thread of "Black History Month" Questions

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Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 -

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