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No, It’s Not the End of the FSA – Grumpy Old Teacher - by @sampsongregory

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Seattle Schools Left Out of Today's Press Conference on New Pre-K Spaces -

The Butterfly Effect - by Michael Klonsky -

Undocumented, elderly and Rahm Emanuel. -

A Horrifying Day in Mariupol, Ukraine | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Jennifer Berkshire: How Sane People Swept School Board Races in New Hampshire: Lessons for Democrats | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Double Duties of Public Schools: Reform and Conserve | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Teacher Tom: For What Future Are We Preparing The Children? -

Seattle Schools Community Forum: WA State Charter Group Used Uncertified Teachers...for an Entire School Year -

Georgia: State Senate Rejects Vouchers! | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Gary Rubinstein: The Incredible Shrinking TFA | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Ed Notes Online: UFT Shocking rejection of State Senator Teacher Friend Robert Jackson in favor of Cuomo Ally, Traitorous IDC Connection Angel Vasquez -

Michigan: Join the Fight Against DeVos Voucher Plan! | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Tennessee Is About To Take School Privatization To An Extreme

Minneapolis Teachers And Support Professionals Strike Enters Week Two

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

Civil Rights Data Collection: Student Referrals to Law Enforcement - by @tableau

Alabama legislators file bill aimed at school counselor standards - - on @aldotcom

In the Culture Wars, Teachers Are Being Treated Like 'Enemies' - by @madeline_will on @educationweek

With child nutrition waivers expiring, school leaders fear kids will go hungry – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville - by @RFeldhausAdams on @WFPLNews

Measure Would Eliminate Standardized Testing For Young Illinois Students

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

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

Education Research Report: Female high school juniors and seniors: Aptitude scores for STEM-related occupations far outweighed their self-defined interest in them -

With A Brooklyn Accent: For Our Children's Protection, It's Time to Remove Needle Boxes from St Mary's Park- Guest Post By Carmen Santiago -

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Eric Roberson: 21 Years of Music
Veteran R&B vocalist Eric Roberson reflects on the challenges and triumphs of his two decade career as an independent artist.
theblerdgurl Podcast with Karama Horne : 'Raising Dion' Star Ja’Siah Young Has the Childhood We All Wish We Had
'Back in 2016, indie comic creator Dennis Liu kickstarted a comic called Raising Dion , a story about a mom secretly raising a boy with superpowers. He also created a trailer for it and we all fell in love with the little black boy who was telelkinteically waving his breakfast cereal around the room. Blowing past his original Kickstarter goal on Day 1, Liu’s project caught the attention of Michae
Open Form with Mychal Denzel Smith: Ashley C. Ford on The Joy Luck Club
'In this episode of Open Forum , Mychal Denzel Smith talks to Ashley C. Ford ( Somebody’s Daughter ) about the 1993 film The Joy Luck Club , starring Tsai Chin, Kieu Chinh, Lisa Lu, France Nuyen, Rosalind Chao, Lauren Tom, Tamlyn Tomita, and Ming-Na Wen, and directed by Wayne Wang.'
The Real Ballers Read Podcast: The Power of Curiosity with Dr. Shana L. Redmond
' Dr. Shana L. Redmond is a professor of the first order. She's an interdisciplinary scholar of race, music, culture, and power and has published award-winning books. But most importantly, she is as committed to learning as her students. And in the fall of 2021, she decided to teach a book she had just read— A Little Devil In America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib. Wher
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

Poll: Americans split over Florida's controversial bills on gender identity and race

U.S. Department of Education Announces Action to Support HBCU Response to Bomb Threats | U.S. Department of Education -

New bill could help frontline workers and teachers by 'giving them the resources to deal with their own trauma'

Salon investigates: The war on public schools is being fought from Hillsdale College

Coming to a school near you: Stealth religion and a Trumped-up version of American history

Barack Obama to Host Our Great National Parks at Netflix

Virginia Superintendents Push Back On Youngkin's Education Plans

Georgia Senate Passes Bill to Control Race Discussions in Public Schools

Texas’ traditionally sleepy school board races are suddenly attracting attention — and money

School board advances 7 superintendent candidates

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

Most Popular Posts Of The Week
I’m making a change in the content of the regular feature. In addition to sharing the top five posts that have received the most “hits” in the preceding seven-to-ten days (though they may have originally been published on an earlier date), I will also include the top five posts that have actually appeared in the past week. Often, these are different posts. You might also be interested in IT’S THE
Wednesday’s New Articles On School Reopenings
kalhh / 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: Two years ago schools shut down around the world. These are the biggest impacts is from NPR. It’s interesting, though its major
Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week
Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here. You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES ON INSTRUCTION IN 2021 – PART ONE . Here are this week’s picks: 30 Ways Science Educators Teach With The New York Times is from The NY Times Learning Network. There’s No Easy Protocol for Handling Clas
“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

Sweeping new policies required for special education in state prisons, following lawsuit

A major shortage of substitute teachers has some districts training new subs in 1 day

Alabama is moving closer to forcing teachers to out trans kids to their parents while making medical care a felony

Federal Student Aid Enforcement Update: Protecting Military-Connected Students - Blog -

For The First Time In 50 Years, Minneapolis Teachers Are Out On Strike

500 Students Walk Out Of Florida School In Protest Against “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Mom Creates Platform for Positive Black Parenting

Board Approves Contracts For W.Va.’s 5 Charter Schools

Florida Gov. DeSantis signs bill to change student testing in public schools - on TB_Times

How Traditional Public, Private and Charter Schools Responded to the Pandemic | Education News | US News - on @USNews

Anti-critical race theory resolution clears Idaho House | Idaho Statesman - on @idahostatesman

School choice bills gain momentum in Frankfort - via @wkyt

Orthodox Yeshivas Decry New Guidelines For NY Private Schools

Georgia GOP senators break ranks to doom school voucher bill | AP News - on @ap

High school grades are up, but test scores aren’t via @Chalkbeat

Parents decry LAUSD’s still-in-place COVID mask mandate; talks with teachers’ union resume Wednesday – Daily News - on @ladailynews

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