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Monday, March 14, 2022

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Seattle Schools Community Forum: Apparently Some Fear This Blog -

With A Brooklyn Accent: The Bronx African American History Project- A Short History -

Hack Education: The History of the School Bell | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Washington State: State Audit Finds Charter Schools Hiring Uncertified Teachers | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: So Beautiful It Breaks Your Heart -

Peter Greene Is Happy about the Declining Number of TFA Recruits | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Sine Die – Grumpy Old Teacher - by @sampsongregory

Teaching Tips: Washington, Du Bois, And Garvey - Philly's 7th Ward -

Andy Spears on Privatization in Tennessee | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Dr. Brent Jones is Approved by the Seattle School Board as Permanent Superintendent (2) -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle School Board Meetings - Should There Be An In-Person Option? -

Why the School Wars Still Rage | The New Yorker -

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POLITICO Pro | Article | Adams enjoys vibrant Vegan Friday meal at Bronx school while Brooklyn students get colorless cuisine -

Mayoral control of New York City schools not expected in state Legislature's one-house budget resolutions - POLITICO -

West Virginia Senate blows deadline to pass bill that puts restrictions on teaching race - The Boston Globe - on @BostonGlobe The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools, and Activities for Teaching English Language Learners of All Levels (J-B Ed: Survival Guides): 9781119550389: Ferlazzo, Larry, Sypnieski, Katie Hull: Books -

Why your student loan payments may be delayed (again) : NPR - on @NPR

Better air in classrooms matters beyond COVID. Here's why schools aren't there yet

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

Mulgrew Goes Missing Yet Again - -

Washington State Budgets $1.6 Million for Study and Removal of Toxic Lights

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

'The Gospel According To Nikki Giovanni' Reimagines Classic Hymns with Saxophonist Javon Jackson
'Legendary poet Nikki Giovanni has released a new album, The Gospel According To Nikki Giovanni . The new album , a collaboration with saxophonist Javon Jackson , is a collection of gospel hymns and spirituals set to jazz. Growing up in the Baptist church, Giovanni says gospel music was instrumental to understanding herself as a poet. “The spirituals had a message,” she says. “They weren't just s
What Happened When a Gay Black Man Joined the Metropolitan Police in London
'As a young child, Gamal ‘G’ Turawa was brought up in a white foster family in Kent. He didn’t give much thought to being Black until he moved to London with his biological father, where a Metropolitan Police officer spewed a racist insult at him. Why then did he end up aspiring to become an officer with the same police force? Recounting his life’s story with riveting candour, Turawa explores how
Left of Black S12 · E15 | The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound with Daphne A. Brooks
What is the deep cultural and intellectual work taking place in the sounds of Black feminist musical icons from Bessie Smith to Zora Neale Hurston to Beyoncé ? For his episode of Left of Black , host and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Dr. Daphne A. Brooks who is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexual
Jazz Night In America – Shirley Horn: the Queen of Silence and Anticipation
'The late Shirley Horn had a jazz career that most musicians could only dream of, but it wasn't a straight trajectory: her route to jazz stardom had twists and turns, a long hiatus, and a late career resurgence which yielded some of her finest work. On this Crate Digging episode of Jazz Night in America , we uncover a brilliant late-career moment from Jazz at Lincoln Center 's inaugural season, i
From Art Curator to Cultural Keeper 🔑 Ozi Uduma, University of Michigan
“Part of my work is to look at how artists are using their craft to speak to the times that we're living in — everything from climate change to immigration to the everyday human experience. My role is to look at what our museum has historically focused on and, in some regards, attempt to fill in the gaps or expand the conversation.” Ozi Uduma , Assistant Curator of Global Contemporary Art at the
Vinyl Me, Please Anthology Podcast: The Story of Philadelphia International Records -- E1: Start a Love Train
'In the first episode of the Vinyl Me, Please podcast on The Story of Philadelphia International Records, host John Morrison kicks things off with a trip through the early days of Philadelphia International Records. We’ll also explore 1972’s Back Stabbers by The O’Jays and 1972’s 360 Degrees of Billy Paul by Billy Paul , featuring exclusive interviews with Kenny Gamble , Leon Huff and Mark Anthon
At Liberty Podcast: Imani Perry Thinks You’re Wrong About the South
' Imani Perry joins the At Liberty Podcast . Her latest book is South to America: A Journey Below the Mason Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation . In it she writes that understanding this country starts with the South. Imani challenges the idea of the South as a backward place, a repository for the U.S.’s shame over slavery, white supremacy, and poverty. To cast away the South, she writes, on

‘These Attacks Are On Children And Their Families’

Student-Community-Labor Coalition Grows In New York City

Tucker Carlson mocked on Twitter as "TuckyoRose" after Kremlin calls him "essential" | -

Mayor Eric Adams Removes Voluntary Lobbying Disclosure Requirement

Georgia State Senate Passes Classroom 'Divisive Concepts' Bill

The Impact of COVID-19 on HBCUs and Black Students

OP-ED: Robert F. Smith, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, Frank Baker and William Pickard Top List of Black Donors to HBCUs

The danger of making the internet safe for kids

He was a frightened second-grader. She was the teacher who made him feel safe.

OPINION: How to better serve students with disabilities

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

Monday’s New Articles & Videos About School Reopenings
Pixaline / 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: How schools and students have changed after 2 years of the pandemic is from NPR. This is what the future of living with COVID
A Look Back: 10 Tools For Creating Fake Tweets, Magazine Covers, Facebook Pages, Etc.
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. 200degrees / Pixabay I originally published The Best Tools For Creating Fake “Stuff” For Learning in 2011, and have been revising and updating it since that time. It includes easy tools where students can create fake text threads, tweets, and Facebook pages. For example, for historical figures when in Social
SEL Weekly Update
I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists. You might also be interested in THE BEST SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES OF 2021 – PART ONE. Finally, check out “Best” Lists Of The Week: Social Emotional Learning Resources . Here are this week’s picks: 3 Strategies for Holding Y
Help Your Students Get A “Boarding Pass” On The Artemis I Mission
The Artemis Program is NASA’s effort to land astronauts on the moon, again. They’ve begun a program to send a flash drive with the first rocket in the program that is going to go around the moon, and that drive will have…your name on it. They’ll also give you a virtual boarding pass . NASA also has a bunch of other Artemis-related classroom resources , including a graphic nove

Nonprofit is front-runner to reopen storied NJ conservation school

Bay Area students weigh in on what it will be like to be mask-free in class

John Oliver takes down Ron DeSantis, Disney and AT&T for BS lies over Florida 'don't say gay' bill

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Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget | U.S. Department of Education -

Dept. of Education uses $10.7 million of stimulus funds to launch virtual tutoring program

Stefanik bill would require schools to offer chocolate milk in shot at Mayor Adams

Mpls. teacher strike continues; district raises pay, cites 'financial limit' - - on @StarTribune

Proposition 208 tax increase for Arizona's K-12 schools struck down - via @azcentral

State renews push for private, parochial school oversight via @nypmetro

Disney pauses political donations in Florida over 'Don't Say Gay' bill backlash - by @sarahwhit10 on @CNBC

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