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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

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CURMUDGUCATION: Is The Big College Enrollment Dip Bad News? -

ANNOUNCING: National Days of Teaching Truth – academic freedom isn't free - via @plthomasEdD #USOSTeachTruth

Choosing Democracy: The Reality Check: HONORING DOLORES HUERTA'S LEGACY -

Weekend Quotables - by Michael Klonsky -

Congress sleeps. I still have Covid. -

Leonie Haimson: Stop Congress from Passing Massive Data Collection on Every College Student | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Peter Greene: “Moms for Liberty” Are Shocked by Literal Interpretation of “Don’t Say Gay” Bill | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

The Real Purpose of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

KIT Funds Available for Eligible Program Operators - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) -

Louisiana ACT Contracts and Amendments, 2018 -2026 | deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog -

Open Space Schools Again? (Part 1) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice - via @CubanLarry

Please Submit a Comment Supporting Stringent New Rules for the Federal Charter Schools Program | janresseger - via @janresseger

Teacher Tom: "I Don't Think Being Good At Things Is The Point Of Doing Them" -

Mr. Trump: DeSantis' next education commissioner is your best weapon against political euthanasia -

Mom used to say, "Give me a boss I can hate." -

NOW You Can Talk to Superintendent Brent Jones -

Nancy Bailey's Education Website: The Dangerous End of School Libraries and Public Education | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Interesting Discussion Coming Up From King County League of Women Voters -

Principals Musical Chairs -

The TISA Threat – Tennessee Education Report - via @TNEdReport

A Reader Sends a Comment to the US DOE about Regulating Charter Schools Program | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Listen to #BustedPencils Today! Michigan Public Schools Under Attack! | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

MAHS charter revoked, school to close in may – FOX13 News Memphis -

Differentiating Instruction: How to Plan Your Lessons - on @educationweek

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

Walington is Philly’s next superintendent. Tell him about your school. - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

April’s (2022) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One | Engaging Parents In School… -

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Reckoning and Resilience – Artist Steven M. Cozart and Duke University Professor Trina Jones
"The goal of the work is to have people within the African-American community talk to each other and understand their perspectives and hopefully to break down some of these myths and fallacies that we've accepted. So what I'm hoping is that people will see those works and start to have a conversation with each other." —Artist Steven M. Cozart 'This episode of the Nasher Museum Podcast features ar
Afropop Worldwide – From Nashville to Nairobi: The History of Country Music in Kenya
'In this episode of Afropop Worldwid e, an examination of the history of country music in Kenya, dating back to the 1920s and 30s when local populations first heard Jimmie Rodgers on early country western 78 records, to the current day, where the clubs of Nairobi are filled with rising stars bringing their own unique sounds to country music. Hear their takes on the hits of Don Williams , Kenny Ro
Solving Systemic Racism and Buying Sensible Cardigans with Comic Phoebe Robinson
'Comic Phoebe Robinson told NPR's Rachel Martin that she doesn't wake up every day thinking "time to dismantle systemic racism!" But since she has a platform, she might as well use it to bring about some positive change. She also told Martin that her dream life involves buying sensible cardigans, getting day drunk with Kathy Lee and Hoda, and a loving marriage with Robert DeNiro. Robinson's book
Conversations in Atlantic Theory • Julius Fleming, Jr. on Black Patience: Performance, Civil Rights, and the Unfinished Project of Emancipation
'A discussion with Julius Fleming, Jr . , who teaches in the Department of English at University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. He has published widely on African American literature and culture, with particular emphasis on how cultural production functions at the very heart of political movement, mobilization, and demands. In this conversation, we discuss his new book Black Patience: Per
Is There Anything Tamron Hall Can't Do?
' The incomparable Tamron Hall joined The Takeaway to discuss the third season of her talk show, motherhood, and her new Court TV show Someone They Knew. She also gave some advice to future journalists.'
British Artist Yola’s ‘Genre-Fluid’ Blend Turns Heads in Nashville
'The British artist Yola was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2022, for "Best American Roots Song" and "Best Americana Album." Jeffrey Brown went to see why the musician has chosen Nashville as her homebase to shake things up with her fusion of many genres.'
Vinyl Me, Please Anthology Podcast: The Story of Philadelphia International Records – Episode 4: Here to Create Music
'On the fourth and final episode of The Story of Philadelphia International Records, we’ll explore the fascinating passion projects that defined the late 1970s for PIR. This episode will cover the story of 1977’s Let’s Clean Up the Ghetto by The Philadelphia International All-Stars — a supergroup featuring Billy Paul , Archie Bell , Teddy Pendergrass , The Three Degrees and more — and Leon Huff ’
Fighting the Corruption of Power by Ben Jealous
| @BenJealous | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) ( - We keep learning more about the attack on the U.S. Capitol. And we keep learning more about the many schemes former President Donald Trump and his team tried to use to overturn the 2020 presidential election. In some ways, it is discouraging. We know just how badly Trump’s inner circle was corrupted by his desire to keep po

With ‘cloud of fear’ over campus, Michael O’Keefe weighs suing Oklahoma Christian via @nondocmedia

NYC mayor uses 'Don't Say Gay' law to recruit LGBTQ Floridians with billboard campaign

Fighting the Corruption of Power by Ben Jealous | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Parents And Students Sit-In In Solidarity With Striking Teachers

Organized labor hits the ground in Ukraine - Politico

The "parental rights" movement is harming our children

Jackson’s confirmation expected by end of week after committee deadlocks along partisan lines

Black Kids Die From Asthma the Most, But Access Healthcare the Least

In final report, district shows few COVID-19 cases but it’s unclear how many schools are reporting

Laws like Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' bill 'harms students who are not queer' too

Dan Patrick pushing Texas version of Florida's 'Don’t Say Gay” law

Peter Doocy sputters into silence after Jen Psaki demands examples of Kindergartens teaching sex-ed

Meet ProPublica’s 2022 Student Conference Stipend Recipients

Biden-Harris Announce $500 Million Action Plan for Building Better School Infrastructure

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

“Lessons Teachers Have Learned From Students’ Families”
Lessons Teachers Have Learned From Students’ Families is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Reaching students comes easier if teachers see themselves as equal partners with families. Here are some excerpts:
April 23rd Is Is “World Book & Copyright Day,” “World Book Night” & “UN English Language Day” – Here Are The Teaching & Learning Resources Resources For Them
Mysticsartdesign / Pixabay The UN and UNESCO say today is both “World Book & Copyright Day” and “UN English Language Day.” It’s also celebrated in some countries, particularly in the UK, as “World Book Night.” Here’s an explanation from My English Club about UN English Language Day: English, along with French, is one of the two working languages of the United Nations, and one of the Organization’
A Look Back: 19 Tools For Creating Free Websites
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. kreatikar / Pixabay I originally published The Best Ways For Students Or Teachers To Create A Website in 2008, and have been revising and updating it since that time. It includes Just Paste It , Mural , mmm and sixteen other tools. Check them all out at the “Best” list and let me know what I’m missing!

2 missing Charles Darwin notebooks are mysteriously returned more than 20 years later

Millions of Ukrainian children are still in school despite the war

In a record year for book ban attempts, ALA says these 10 books were challenged most

Anti-mask mom who disrupted Mayor Adams’ press conference is a NYC Law Department attorney — who just got fired

Why Are Adults Falling for the ‘Furries’ Myth?

Flint school board member facing assault, disorderly charges after allegedly assaulting colleague - - on @mlive

Georgia lawmakers approve divisive concepts, transgender sports bill - on @ajc

Judge rules against Tampa’s Cambridge Christian School on pregame prayer - on TB_Times

How does Dan Patrick want to mirror Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law in Texas? - via @dallasnews

How health centers help student mental health in Michigan - Chalkbeat Detroit - on chalkbeat

How will Sacramento schools make up days after teacher strike? | The Sacramento Bee - on @sacbee_news

Some Denver Public Schools Students Feel ‘Unsafe,’ ‘Targeted’ By School Security Guards, Amid Increase In Violent Crimes In High Schools – CBS Denver - on /CBSdenver

Baltimore lawmaker unaware of ghost student funding scandal, 'I don't read every bill' | WBFF - on

US Schools Prepare for Potential Cyberthreat from Russia via @pewtrusts

7 students charged after fight at VA high school, cops say | Raleigh News & Observer - on @newsobserver

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