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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

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Minneapolis: Union Plans Strike on Tuesday | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Recommended: John Oliver on CRT – academic freedom isn't free - via @plthomasEdD

International Women's Day 2022 - via @womensday

Weekend Quotables - by Michael Klonsky -

Wordle is union. - Fred Klonsky in Retirement -

“Parents’ Rights” & the War on Public Schools | The Merrow Report -

CURMUDGUCATION: National Politics Vs. Education -

We Must Renew Efforts to End High-Stakes “Test and Punish” in U.S. Public Schools | janresseger - via @janresseger

Teacher Tom: "I Didn't Do It!" -

Jennifer Berkshire: The Rightwing War Against the Woke in Elite Private Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

What You Should Learn in the Classroom about Expressing Your Opinion (Especially in College) – academic freedom isn't free - via @plthomasEdD

Schools Matter: Hillsdale College Proudly Published Putin Paean -

With A Brooklyn Accent: The United States of Percussion- Changes in Music and Society in the Late 1960's Which Set The Stage for the Rise of Hip Hop -

CURMUDGUCATION: Georgia GOP Meets The Real Betsy DeVos -

CURMUDGUCATION: Moms For America Has A Truck -

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on the Florida State Legislature’s Parental Rights in Education Bill | U.S. Department of Education -

Of Vouchers and School Takeovers – Tennessee Education Report - via @TNEdReport

Naked Capitalism/Our Schools: How Corporations Use Public School Workforce ‘Pipelines’ to Harvest Students’ Data and Train Narrowly Skilled, Exploitable Staff | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Ed Notes Online: Minneapolis educators to strike Tuesday for safe and stable schools - Note Randi Comment of support---- -

You Are Invited to Join Me at Annual Conference of the Network for Public Education | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Dark Money Funded the Campaign Against School Closures and Masking | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Virginia: Collective Bargaining Rights Survive Rightwing Assault | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Ed Notes Online: Mulgrew in his own words - Brags about MedAdv Program HE Helped Design - Before he abandoned it -

Whatever Happened To “Arts Are Basic?” (Part 1) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

How Dark Money Shaped The School Safety Debate - by @WalkerBragman on @dailyposter

Children’s Mental Health: Understanding an Ongoing Public Health Concern | CDC - via @CDCgov

Yale professor lists companies not boycotting Russia - The Washington Post -

February Revolution Begins - HISTORY -

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

Education Research Report: Positive teacher-student relationships lead to better teaching -

Boyd Specialties, LLC Recalls Jerky Products - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) -

Daylight Saving Time Begins On March 13th – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

glen brown: "If the U.S. wants peace, it can have it tomorrow" by Robert Freeman -

Unwoke and Illiberal | The Forum | AAPF -

Florida, Unlike the CDC, Says Healthy Kids Shouldn’t Get the Covid Vaccine

Proposing a New School Calendar for the Age of COVID

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Looking at the Way We Talk About Bipolar Disorder
'Words like 'unhinged,' 'insane,' and 'psychotic' have all been used to describe Kanye West ’s behavior in recent weeks. Outbursts, twitter pleas to his wife, Kim Kardashian, and threats to her current boyfriend Pete Davidson have been met with understandable alarm. There’s also been a rush to pass judgement accompanied by potentially dangerous and demonizing language when it comes to his mental
'Girl, Woman, Other' Celebrates Black British Women
'Bernardine Evaristo didn't think there were enough books being published about Black British women, so she wrote one herself. Girl, Woman, Other looks at the lives of many different British women, mostly Black women, from 19 to 93 years old. Some of their stories intertwine while others stay separate. Evaristo told NPR's Scott Simon that she wanted "to show the heterogeneity of who we are in thi
Conversations in Atlantic Theory • Kyle Mays on An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States
'A discussion with Kyle Mays , who teaches in the Departments of History , African American Studies , and American Indian Studies at University of California-Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California. He is the author of 2018’s Hip Hop Beats, Indigenous Rhymes: Modernity and Hip Hop in Indigenous North America , published by State University of New York Press and a forthcoming book City of Disposses
The Constructive View of Reparations with Olúfẹmi O. Táíwò
'In this episode of Millennials Are Killing Capitalism a conversation with Olúfẹmi O. Táíwò , an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and the author of Reconsidering Reparations , which examines arguments for reparations historically and offers a philosophical argument for a constructive vision of reparations

Minnesota Workers United Organizes Support For Upcoming Teachers’ Strike

Minneapolis Educators and Support Professionals Strike for Better Schools via @YouTube

Professors Union Moves to Join American Federation of Teachers - Bloomberg Law

Mitch McConnell is on a mission to end expanded free school lunches

Recommended: Educators’ Right and Responsibilities to Engage in Antiracist Teaching (NCTE) – academic freedom isn't free - via @plthomasEdD

Chicago Public Schools to End Mask Mandate for Staff and Students

High Schools In Risk of Losing AP Classes If 'Required Topics' Are Banned From Being Taught

Detroit Public Schools Break Ranks on Mask Mandate

Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates Keep it Real About Media

OPSB member John Brown Sr. to resign this week

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona warns Florida on ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill passage: ‘All schools must follow federal civil rights law’

Woke-panic claptrap’: College student’s NY Times op-ed leads to mockery over ‘self-censorship’ complaint

NYC school mask mandate lifts for teachers and most kids

More last-minute changes may be coming to NYC’s high school admissions process

The Pandemic Has Worsened the Reading Crisis in Schools

Minneapolis Teachers Begin Strike After Talks Fail

NYC Ends School Mask Mandate, and Many Students Are Wary

Critical Race Theory Opens Up New Opportunities for Student Learning

Idaho Lawmakers OK Legislation That Could Fine, Jail Librarians

Teachers help students navigate misinformation, emotions, history of war in Ukraine

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

Tuesday’s New Tweets & Articles On School Reopenings
OpenClipart-Vectors / 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: New York’s Students Shed Their Masks, Warily, in Pandemic Milestone is from The NY Times. “ the few studies that d
A Look Back: Ten Sites To Help Students Develop Practical Money Skills
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. TBIT / Pixabay I posted The Best Sites For Learning Economics & Practical Money Skills in 2008, and have been updating and revising it since that time. It includes sites like EverFi , FoolProof , The Everyday Life Project , and many more. Check out the seven other sites – plus additional related resources –
Infographic Of The Week: “The Most Common Dream in Every Country”
An organization called Mornings analyzed Google Search data to come up with this info. You can see a bigger version of the above infographic, along with other infographics specifically about different countries and addition data, at their website . It’s obviously not a super-scientific analysis, but it is interesting. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultur

Beto O’Rourke pledges to increase school funding, fight vouchers during Dallas campaign stop - via @dallasnews

Opponents of Oakland school closures return to ‘crime scene’ to protest - on @sfchronicle

Teach for America’s incoming class expected to hit a 15-year low via @Chalkbeat

Why School Choice is Suddenly Roiling the Republican Party | National News | US News - on @USNews

Florida teacher beaten and hospitalized after attack by 5-year-old student, police say via @nbcnews

Measure to transfer millions to charter schools advances in Missouri House | Politics | - on @stltoday

Why gender-neutral bathrooms benefit all young people - Los Angeles Times - by @LauraMNewberry on @latimes

Advocates praise proposed bills allowing Louisiana families to pick schools, receive aid | Education | - by @ on @theadvocatebr

San Francisco school board recall: Don't insult, ignore parents - via @usatoday

Florida lawmakers pass bill limiting LGBTQ discussion in school

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