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States Have an Obligation to Education All Students. School Privatization Lets Them off the Hook - Public Voices For Public Schools - by @

How much did Kentucky teacher pensions lose in Russian investments? Illinois teacher unions and Michael Madigan. -

A war without borders - by Michael Klonsky -

NYC Public School Parents: Why Friday's hearings on Mayoral control were the best in twenty years -- and what was said about the need for smaller classes & more fiscal oversight -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle Public Schools and Their Principals -

Teacher Tom: The Consequence Of All Learning: We Can No Longer See The Chicken -

Peter Greene: History Is a Conversation, Not a Recitation | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

The Glorious Adaptability of Music Teachers | Teacher in a strange land - via @nancyflanagan

Gary Rubinstein's Blog: Success Academy Extends Its 75% Attrition Streak | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Leonie Haimson: Legislative Hearings on Mayoral Control of NYC Schools Were “the Best Ever” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Naomi Klein: What Putin, Trump, and the Truckers Have in Common | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Ed Notes Online: Healthcare Updates: Retiree Advocate Sunday Night Zoom, An instructive video, Does UFT/Unity Team Up with Private Insurer Lobby And Dem Party Central to Kill Medicare for All Proposals? -

Manchin worries free education will turn Americans into moochers. Students are left in the dust

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Tracking the Hiring of Brent Jones as Permanent Seattle Schools Superintendent -

Chris Hayes: Why Putin Did Not Invade Ukraine Sooner | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Who applied to be Ohio state superintendent? Here's a list - via @DispatchAlerts

Opinion | I Came to College Eager to Debate. I Found Self-Censorship Instead. - The New York Times - on @nytimes
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Tell the Education Sub-Committee to Vote No on Sweetheart Charter Deals in HB 2833, the Charter School Accelerator Bill -

Four-day school weeks gaining popularity in Missouri - via @springfieldNL

Covid-19 Live Updates: Mask Mandates, Restrictions and Vaccines - The New York Times - on @nytimes

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

glen brown: Ukraine under siege (Vox) -

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Taking Back the Chagos Islands from the British: 'they uprooted us from our beautiful life'
'More than 50 years after they were forcibly removed from their homes, the former residents of Britain’s last colony in Africa are challenging the UK’s claim to the archipelago. After a five-day journey across the ocean, which they returned from this week, a small delegation of Chagos Islanders made an emotional return to their homeland. They were there to symbolically lay claim to the islands fo
Jazz Night In America: The Gospel According to Damien Sneed
' Damien Sneed doesn't believe in coincidences. Each event in his life set a purpose and path for what would follow. "For me, God has been everything in my music and everything to me," he tells Jazz Night in America , making it clear that he sees a divine hand in his own life story, which began with his adoption as a baby. His parents had a background in both early and special education — a perfe
America's Dirty Secret: the Majority Black Town Backed Up with Raw Sewage
'In the shadow of New York City, one of the world’s richest cities, the people of Mount Vernon, New York face an unpleasant problem inside their homes: sewage. The city’s under-resourced sanitation crew struggles to keep up with complications stemming from its crumbling, 100-year old sewer system — a system strained even further by the extreme rain brought on by climate change. Meanwhile, residen
A Conversation with Civil Rights Lawyer and Activist Maya Wiley
'Civil Rights Lawyer and Activist Maya Wiley shared an educational and inspirational conversation with The New School community about the current state of racial equity in the United States and the journey we now face. This conversation was hosted by the university's Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice.'
Marita Golden in The Black Writer's Studio
' Marita Golden is the author of 19 works of fiction and nonfiction. Her most recent work of nonfiction is The Strong Black Woman How a Myth Endangers the Physical and Mental Health of Black Women. She is the recipient of many awards including the Writers for Writers Award presented by Barnes & Noble and Poets and Writers, an award from the Authors Guild, and the Fiction Award for her novel After

Educators In St. Paul And Minneapolis May Go On Strike Soon – Here’s Why

Ethics Commission Votes To Subpoena ALEC Over Its Campaign Software Scheme

Fighting back against CRT panic: Educators organize around the threat to academic freedom

Nikole Hannah-Jones Wins Social Justice Award at NAACP Image Awards, Speaks on CRT

Texas students push back against book bans for censoring LGBTQ, racial justice issues

Analysis: The Fred Rogers test, for Texas public officials

School mask mandates are easing in the D.C. area. Here are the latest rules.

PROOF POINTS: Debunking the myth that teachers stop improving after five years

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

A Look Back: Fifteen Resources To Help Students Explore Possible Careers
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. mohamed_hassan / Pixabay I originally posted The Best Websites For Students Exploring Jobs and Careers , and have been revising and updating it since that time. It includes sites like Career One Stop , iSeek Career Videos , My Next Move , O Net Online , and many more. Check out that Best list for eleven more
Today Is The 57th Anniversary Of Bloody Sunday – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources
mjimages / Pixabay Today is the 57th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. You might be interested in The Best Resources For Teaching About Selma . On Sunday, March 7, 1965, time stopped and blood spilled as brave and righteous Americans sought to cross a bridge named after a Klansman in Selma, Alabama to reach the other side of justice. Read my full statement on the anniversary of Bloody Sunday: https:/
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 ): 4 priorities for K-12 in Biden’s first State of the Union address is from K-12 Dive. U.C. Berkeley Must Freeze Enrollment, California Supreme Court Says is from The NY Times. Students walk out over “Don’t Say Gay” is from Axios

Op-Ed: Diversity and segregation — the perfect storm for New Jersey schools

John Oliver tells Putin to use less 'creepy' actors if he wants to lie to children in propaganda videos

Education Research Report: School Choice -

School Choice
School districts in the US and around the world are increasingly moving away from traditional neighborhood school assignment, in which pupils attend closest schools to their homes. Instead, they allow families to choose from schools within district boundaries. This creates a market with parental demand over publicly-supplied school seats. More frequently than ever, this market for school seats is
Effects of a home-school vocabulary texting intervention on prekindergarten vocabulary
This paper presents the results of an intervention study focused on understanding how a 5-month, vocabulary-focused texting program called Text to Talk can enhance home-school connections concerning vocabulary and preschool children's language learning. Classrooms (49) were randomly assigned to intervention or control status in an urban preschool program in the eastern United States. Intervention
Improving teachers' adherence to evidence-based social-emotional behavior practices
Educational researchers have produced a variety of evidence-based practices (EBP) to address social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) needs among students. Yet, these practices are often insufficiently adopted and implemented with fidelity by teachers to produce the beneficial outcomes associated with the EBP, leaving students at risk for developing SEB problems. If ignored, SEB problems can lea
Secretary Cardona to Join FEMA and Red Cross for Children’s Emergency Preparedness Reading Event at MLK Jr. Library in Washington, D.C. | U.S. Department of Education -

David Banks considering changes to NYC high school admissions via @ChalkbeatNY

Burlington High School, Technical Center construction costs announced - via @bfp_news

Strike deadline for Minneapolis, St. Paul educators looms | MPR News - on @MPRNews

State Agency Conducted 'Mask Raids,' Interviewed Preschoolers Alone - Voice of San Diego

High Schools Could Lose AP Classes For Banning 'Required Topics' - by TodayShow on @TODAYshow
Parents and teachers union sue SUNY over alleged charter cap-busting | amNewYork

CTU warns health ‘consequences’ would follow CPS lifting its mask mandate - Chicago Sun-Times - on @Suntimes

Fighting back against CRT panic: Educators organize around the threat to academic freedom | -

Colorado committee rejects curriculum transparency bill via @ChalkbeatCO

GOP appeals to angry parent voters over COVID policies : NPR - on @NPR

Teachers reimagine US history lessons with eye on diversity | AP News - on @ap

Battles over book bans reflect conflicts from the 1980s

Texas students push back against book bans for censoring LGBTQ, racial justice issues

Putin instructs teachers not to call his war a war

‘Unbridled hatred’: DeSantis SPOX blasted for saying ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill opponents ‘probably’ are ‘groomers’ of kids

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