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Letter to Congress from privacy, consumer & education groups in opposition to the College Transparency Act | Parent Coalition for Student Privacy -

All DeSantis' behavioral logic points to Randy Fine, not Manny Diaz, as next commissioner -

CURMUDGUCATION: TikTokker Trolls Pearson -

Weekend Quotables - by Michael Klonsky -

Russia and Ukraine resumed peace talks on Monday. But the numbers of dead keep growing. -

THANK YOU, TEACHERS – Dad Gone Wild - via @norinrad10

NYC Educator: UFT Executive Board March 14, 2022--We resolve to defend LGBT + against discrimination, and declare solidarity with Ukraine and Minneapolis striking teachers -

The Incredible Shrinking TFA | Gary Rubinstein's Blog - via @garyrubinstein

Final FY 2022 Federal K-12 Education Budget Disappoints | janresseger - via @janresseger

Of Assumptions and Performative Wokeness | Blue Cereal Education -

CURMUDGUCATION: How PA Charter Schools Stack Up (Spoiler Alert: Not Well) -

Texas: How Stupid Is Lt. Governor Dan Patrick? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

The intersectionality of hate is real – with special guest Lizz Winstead | Eclectablog - on @Eclectablog

Teacher Tom: The Antidote To Everything -

SCTA Votes to Authorize Strike with Rally at Serna Center Approaching – The Prospector -

Mathematics Framework - Mathematics (CA Dept of Education) -

Seattle Schools Community Forum -

Baum Eliminates Local Control of Charter School Recruitment (After Lying About His Bill) – THE TENNESSEE HOLLER -

Michigan: GOP Candidate Says He Tells His Daughters to “Lie Back and Enjoy It” If Raped | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Conservatives: On the Wrong Side of History Again | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Recommended: Freedom to Teach: Statement against Banning Books (NCTE) – academic freedom isn't free - via @plthomasEdD

How this tiny Christian college is driving the right’s nationwide war against public schools | -

Congress Considers Lifetime Data Tracking For Post-High School Students - by @palan57 on @forbes

Schools face major obstacles to improve air quality : Shots - Health News : NPR - on @NPR

Mississippi governor signs law limiting discussion of race in schools - by NBCNews on @NBCNews

Louisiana lawmaker makes another attempt to ban corporal punishment in public schools - Louisiana Illuminator -

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

Education Research Report: Another Report Misleadingly Touts Cost Savings From Voucher Programs -

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Joe's Pub: Candice Hoyes
' Candice Hoyes is a vocalist, composer, archivist, and curator of a "chill-inducing range" (Vogue). The prolific singer and songwriter has been dubbed “an artist with the most eclectic and delicious voice ever" by JazzFM (UK) as she brings “Black history into the present” (NPR). The Zora's Moon Tour is an extension of the most recent release, Blue Lagoon Woman , an ambitious self-produced EP and
The Story of Kanye West with the Directors of 'jeen-yuhs: a Kanye Trilogy'
'Directors Clarence "Coodie" Simmons and Chike Ozah have spent years --- for Simmons, over two decades-- following and filming polarizing artist Kanye West , beginning with his early days as a producer in Chicago to his rise to fame, and then to infamy. But through it all, one thing comes through--- Kanye's undeniable talent. Simmons and Ozah join All Of It to discuss the resulting three part doc
“The Mixtape as Maroon” – An Original #BlackEphemera Mix by Kwame Phillips
“What does it mean to think of Black ephemera—random, inconsequential Blackness—as fugitive archival matter, as marooned archives?” – Mark Anthony Neal Soul Expressions 2.0 · “The Mixtape as Maroon” – An Original #BlackEphemera Mix by Kwame Phillips Professor Kwame Phillips is an anthropologist and filmmaker, specializing in visual and sensory media production, ethnographic documentary and sound
Creating Cannabis Curriculum At Black Colleges
' Vikiana Reyes of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY discusses her work in creating cannabis education curriculum launching across City University of New York (CUNY) colleges.'
Kara Jackson's Brief But Spectacular Take on Honoring Her Lineage
' Kara Jackson is known for being the 2019-2020 National Youth Poet Laureate from Oak Park, Illinois. But her art is not limited to one medium or one place. She writes poems but also essays and music that explore her family history, her southern roots, and how the legacy of racism continues to impact her and her communities. She shares her Brief But Spectacular take on what shapes her art.'
How Black Britons Experienced Racism in the Shadow of COVID-19
'Dwayne and Neomi share their experiences of racism at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom as the Black Lives Matter movement erupted worldwide after the murder of George Floyd in the United States. "I find it so stressful … having family members who could also be the next person suffering at the hands of the police," says Neomi, a nurse practitioner. Neomi was arrested unde
How Journalist Ida B. Wells Paved the Way for Federal Anti-Lynching Legislation
'The Senate passed federal anti-lynching legislation, called the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act , through unanimous consent. This comes after 100 years and 200 failed attempts in which anti-lynching measures were blocked by Congress. The Takeaway speaks with Paula Giddings , professor emerita of Africana studies at Smith College and author of Ida: A Sword Among Lions , a biography of Ida B. Wells,
This is Hell!: Race and space in America / Elijah Anderson
On this episode of This is Hell! , Sociologist Elijah Anderson discusses his book Black in White Space: The Enduring Impact of Color in Everyday Life from University of Chicago Press. In Black in White Space , "Anderson brings his immense knowledge and ethnography to bear in this timely study of the racial barriers that are still firmly entrenched in our society at every class level." This is Hel
Chef Scotty Scott Remixes the Classics with New-School Soul Food
'Chef Scotty Scott wants you to explore the wide, varied and insanely delicious world of Soul Food. In his first cookbook, titled Fix Me A Plate , the lawyer-turned-personal chef shares his love for the traditional cuisine by honoring the classics — and putting his own remix on others in what he calls "new school soul food." Scott spoke with NPR's Weekend Edition from Fort Worth, Texas, about how
The Limits with Jay Williams: Chef Marcus Samuelsson Says Good Food Is A Civil Right
'Chef Marcus Samuelsson knows that the key to being a good chef is a lot like being a good athlete. You get up every day and keep pushing yourself. Despite being told that his Blackness would never let him own a fine dining restaurant, he made his way cooking in Michelin-starred restaurants around the world. After landing in New York in his early 20s, he set his sights on building a restaurant em
Conversations in Atlantic Theory • Olúfẹmi O. Táíwò on Reconsidering Reparations
'A discussion with Olúfẹmi O. Táíwò , who teaches in the Department of Philosophy at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He has written and published in both academic and popular venues on issues of racial capitalism, climate justice, and the legacy of colonialism in our political thinking and practices. He is the author of Elite Capture , forthcoming with Haymarket Books, and Reconsidering
Truth Be Told with Tonya Mosley: Obligation with Jamilah Lemieux and Kiese Laymon
'Black men have it hard in America. And by and large, Black women have felt an obligation to show up, love, and support them. Is it too much to ask that they show up for us? That’s the topic on this episode of Truth Be Told with Tonya Mosley with writer and cultural critic Jamilah Lemieux . She wrote a piece for Vanity Fair where she coined the term “the Black Ass Lie,” pointing out the harm that

Oklahoma Christian University professor says he was fired after gay guest speaker’s presentation via @nondocmedia

Instagram, TikTok could get sued for addicting kids under California proposal

Nation magazine, DSA seek to channel Minneapolis teachers strike behind Democratic Party - World Socialist Web Site - on @WSWS_Updates

The Long Goodbye to a Union - - via @NatCounterPunch

Educators are striking for safe, stable schools - - on @StarTribune

There’s no substitute for a safe learning environment: Why one sub won’t go back into the classroom - New York Daily News - via @nydailynews

#254 Leadership Means People First with Dr. Zac Bauermaster (pt.1) - Teach Me, Teacher -

Reported cases in NOLA Public Schools remain low; quarantines increase

The constitutional problem with Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill

RFA: Learning Communities for School Success Program (CA Dept of Education) -

A first school day without mask mandates, except in L.A., where teachers union is in talks

Gov. Newsom signs law to stop UC Berkeley enrollment cuts

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

“You Write” Is The First Of Many Artificial-Intelligence Writing Tools That Will Be A Challenge Or Opportunity For Teachers
Over the past few years, more than a few tools have come online that basically solve math problems, including showing the work that was needed to come to the solution. There has been a fair amount of outcry from math teachers about how that can make things easier for students to get by without learning. However, as Dan Meyer says in We Should Wish PhotoMath All The Success In The World: But we sh
Tuesday’s New Articles & Videos About School Reopenings
viarami / 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: Bay Area students weigh in on what it will be like to be mask-free in class is from NPR. Better air in classrooms matters beyo
A Look Back: 20 Tools For Creating Screencasts
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay I originally published The Best Tools For Making Screencasts in 2009, and have been revising and updating it since that time. It also includes resources for how to use those tools in the classroom, and how to use them most effectively. The tools include Screencast-O-Matic , Scree

Cesar Chavez Day Takes Place This Month – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - on @Larryferlazzo

Pandemic-related stress widespread among NJ students, study finds

Those arguments over school book bans may influence midterm elections

Proposed regulations for oversight of New York private schools spark debate

School Inequality Isn’t Always Just Black and White

Huge protest as anti-LGBTQ group delivers ‘alternative viewpoint’ on trans youth at Minnesota school board meeting

In a heavily segregated city, the pandemic accelerated white flight

OPINION: What might the future of universal pre-K look like? As researchers, we have some concerns - via @hechingerreport

A lesson in hypocrisy — what’s really behind the parental rights movement - via @hechingerreport

Promising Results, Continuing Challenges: The Final Report of the National Assessment of Title I (1999) – Federal Education Policy History - by @kevinrkosar

Suit Charges MAGA Majority on San Dieguito Union High School District Illegally Manipulated New Map Boundaries for Political Advantage

Lockdowns, School Closures Return to Mainland China | Education News | US News - on @USNews

GOP seeks funding for Youngkin's lab schools push; Dems want per-pupil funds to stay with traditional schools | Govt-and-politics | - on @rtdnews

While fate of school voucher bill awaits, Oklahoma lawmakers advance flurry of education measures

Supt. Alberto Carvalho wants to ‘explode choice’ at LAUSD. What does that mean? -

How One Omaha High School Addresses Chronic Absenteeism - The Reader - via @TheReader_Omaha

Schools are struggling to spend federal money on schedule via @Chalkbeat

Ohio invests $26 million in school health centers

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