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Arne Duncan Will not Run for Mayor of Chicago | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

RFA: California Community Schools Partnership Program: Planning Grant (CA Dept of Education) -

Jennifer Berkshire: Who Is Driving Teachers Out of Their Profession? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

18 Questions Parents Of Color Want To Ask Educators - Philly's 7th Ward -

Teacher Tom: Where The Learning Takes Place -

SPI Declares Urgent Need to Address Student Trauma - Year 2022 (CA Dept of Education) -

North Carolina: State Charter Board Votes to Revoke Charter of Torchlight Academy in Raleigh | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Heather Cox Richardson on the Ukraine Conflict | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Ed Notes Online: President Lauds Democracy in Face of Unity Caucus Autocracy - AFT’s Weingarten on President Biden’s State of the Union Address -

In Loco Parentis | Blue Cereal Education -

Arizona: State Senate Censures Member Who Threatens Violence | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Answer Sheet: Book Excerpt: How Charter Schools Control Access | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Summer 2022 Investigative Reporting Internships – Ida B. Wells Society -

Hillsdale charter schools raise “Serious constitutional concerns,” says ACLU Tennessee via @ChalkbeatTN

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

America’s oldest HBCU aims to be driving force in producing teachers   - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

glen brown: Ukraine and President Biden's Speech by Heather Cox Richardson -

ACLU Sues Texas Over Investigation of Parents With Transgender Child

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

The Pandemic Real Estate Boom Is Driving Up The Costs Of Farmland -- And Pricing Farmers Of Color Out
'Small farmers have faced challenges acquiring land for decades. That's especially true for farmers of color, who own just two percent of farm businesses across the country. Now, the pandemic has made those problems worse. Demand for housing in rural areas has soared. That's driven up the cost of farmland outside of New York City, and is pricing farmers out. Greta Moran is a senior reporter cover
Sheryl Lee Ralph on Confronting and Breaking Down Hollywood
' Sheryl Lee Ralph has been a staple of Black entertainment for decades. She played Deena Jones in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls , and was in Sister Act 2 alongside Lauryn Hill and Whoopi Goldberg . She’s currently starring in the new ABC sitcom Abbott Elementary . Her decades-long career gives her a unique perspective on how the industry has changed since she started—and how it
Black American Refugee: Escaping the Narcissism of the American Dream
'A new memoir tells the story of an immigrant child coming to the United States. Based on a piece published in The New York Times , author Tiffanie Drayton explains why she fled racial prejudice in the U.S. She joins All Of It to talk about the book.'
The Markup: Who Is Policing the Location Data Industry?
Who Is Policing the Location Data Industry? By: Alfred Ng and Jon Keegan Google and Apple have tried to crack down, but location data brokers are moving to a new way to collect your whereabouts that’s much harder to detect There is an estimated $12 billion market of companies that buy and sell location data collected from your cellphone. And the trade is entirely legal in the U.S. Without legisla
Black Food Folks: Diasporic Desserts
'Sweets look different across the African diaspora, where baking is less about decadent desserts to end a meal and more about special occasions, a taste of other parts of the world, and the botanical bounty of indigenous fruits. I wanted to start this season with a grounding conversation at the West African center of the Black culinary diaspora. On this episode of Black Food Folk , host Therese N

Bill would make school districts offer 12 weeks of paid maternity leave via @nondocmedia

New York is about to let noncitizens vote. It could reshape local politics forever.

First, the book-banners came for CRT and LGBTQ. Now they're censoring women's history

Should The Government Allocate More Money Toward HBCUs?

Biden threatens Big Tech over its “national experiment” on children

How you can help Ukrainians

What Colleges Should Know About Income Share Agreements and Private Education Loan Requirements - Blog -

Florida's 'Don’t Say Gay' Bill Would Be Devastating For Kids Like My 6-Year-Old Trans Son | HuffPost null - on @HuffPost

D.C. drops outdoor mask mandate at schools; indoor requirement remains

College disability rights case could go to Supreme Court — a possibility advocates fear

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

Research Studies Of The Week
I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. I write individual posts about ones that I think are especially significant, and will continue to do so. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. So I’ve started writing a “round-up” of some of them each week or every other week as a regular feature . By the way, you mig
A Look Back: A Valedictory Speech For The Times At Our School’s Graduation This Weekend
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 2021: Editor’s Note: I was lucky enough to have Ariane Jasmin in my International Baccalaureate Theory Of Knowledge class, and found her to be brilliant, kind and generous. She was the valedictorian at
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 ): Will There Really Be a Mass Exodus of Teachers? is from Ed Week. Education, traditionally a strength, has Democrats on their heels is from The Washington Post. Boston Emerges As a New Frontier For Noncitizen Voting in Local Ele
A Few Thoughts – & Additional Resources – On Grading
OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay Teachers second-guess letter grades as they search for a fairer way is the headline of a new article in The Washington Post (and it has nearly 400 reader comments). I was interviewed for the article, though my thoughts weren’t included. I thought I’d share them here: I think far too much time and energy is spent on figuring out intricate grading procedures. Everybody
Tons Of New Useful Resources For Teaching & Learning About The Russian Invasion Of Ukraine
13smok / Pixabay I’m continually – and very carefully – adding new resources to The Best Teaching & Learning Resources About The Russia/Ukraine Conflict , though I won’t keep writing new posts sharing them. Some of the new ones I’ve added over the past couple of days include good lesson plans, resources on comparing how Ukrainian refugees (and the war) are being treated with how refugees from non

Pfizer vaccine’s poor protection for kids 5-11 raises parents’ doubts

Wisconsin superintendent faces false imprisonment charges after allegedly strip-searching students for vapes

Analysis | How to avoid being duped by false Ukraine information — and other news literacy lessons

What science still doesn’t know about the five senses

Nevada makes final decision regarding emergency substitute teachers via @reviewjournal

Oklahoma education committee approves book ban bill for public schools - via @theoklahoman_

Senate reluctantly takes House bill to ensure passage of teacher pay raise - Mississippi Today

House Education Committee narrowly kills private school tuition bill via @idahocapitalsun

Trans athlete bill up for debate again among Missouri lawmakers | Politics | - on @stltoday

Is the Nebraska state education board worth keeping? Lawmakers, public split at hearing

Governor signs education bills to raise teacher pay, keep them in classrooms

Many NYC high schools are off limits to students with disabilities via @ChalkbeatNY

No more extra credit? Schools rethink approaches to grades | AP News - on @ap

Kentucky charter school issue reignited in new school choice bill - via @courierjournal

Milwaukee school board member Aisha Carr proposes 4-day school week - via @journalsentinel

Indiana lawmakers send trans girls sports ban to governor | AP News - on @ap

Enrollment dropped faster than expected at San Diego Unified - The San Diego Union-Tribune - by @Kristen_Taketa on @sdut

Bill Calls For Direct Aid To Families For Learning Expenses - Honolulu Civil Beat - via @civilbeat

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