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TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES



The Harm Caused By the Third Grade Reading Ultimatum - https://nancyebailey.com/2022/04/05/the-harm-caused-by-the-third-grade-reading-ultimatum/ on @NancyEBailey1



The Good Student Trap: Research Paper Edition – academic freedom isn't free - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-as4 via @plthomasEdD



Divisive Chicago ward remap battle pits Black & Latino communities against each other. - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/divisive-chicago-ward-remap-battle?s=r



CSP Reg Tweets - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/csp-reg-tweets/ via @Network4pubEd



Jeff Bryant: Inside a Chaotic For-Profit Charter School | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vL2 via @dianeravitch



Teacher Tom: They Are Already Living Purpose-Driven Lives - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/04/they-are-already-living-purpose-driven.html



Let’s Talk About Voting – redqueeninla - https://redqueeninla.com/?p=4495



Tennessee Legislature Passes Hateful Laws | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vMJ via @dianeravitch



THE TENNESSEE HOLLER – “Always YELL The Truth.” - https://tnholler.com/



Texas educators, LGBTQ advocates criticize push for “Don’t Say Gay” bill | The Texas Tribune - https://www.texastribune.org/2022/04/06/texas-lgbtq-classroom-discussion/ by @JasonBeeferman on @TexasTribune



Multi-partner Initiative Announces First Grants to Support Anti-Racist, Culturally Responsive Schools and Defend Against Attacks on Public Education | Schott Foundation for Public Education - http://schottfoundation.org/node/4451



Tennessee: Memphis Charter School Will Close After Misappropriating Nearly $800,000 | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vOy via @dianeravitch



Ed Notes Online: #UFTElection2022 - Unity doesn't want Turnout, Turnout, Turnout - With less than 25% returns - Help get out the vote in the UFT election - - https://ednotesonline.blogspot.com/2022/04/uftelection2022-unity-doesnt-want.html



From school boards to statehouses, conservative Moms for Liberty push to grow influence https://www.reuters.com/world/us/school-boards-statehouses-conservative-moms-liberty-push-grow-influence-2022-04-06/




Private Christian academies see boost from ‘education freedom account’ funds https://www.nhpr.org/nh-news/2022-04-06/private-christian-academies-see-boost-from-education-freedom-account-funds


‘I was constantly bullied’: being a Black student in one of Indiana’s whitest districts https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/apr/06/black-student-indiana-white-district-critical-race-theory-crt

Maura Healey and education leaders unite against bias and hate in high school sports - The Boston Globe - https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/04/05/sports/maura-healey-education-leaders-unite-against-bias-hate-high-school-sports/?event=event25 on @BostonGlobe

Blog Posts Archive - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/best-posts/ on @Network4pubEd







Education Research Report: Recommendations released to reduce sedentary time at school - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2022/04/recommendations-released-to-reduce.html

Research Studies Of The Week | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=124928 on @Larryferlazzo


Skippy Foods, LLC Issues Recall of Peanut Butter - Nutrition (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/recallskippypeanutbutter.asp






Westchester County United for Change Happy Hour April 9, 2022 - http://southbronxschool.blogspot.com/2022/04/westchester-county-happy-hour-april-9.html






glen brown: "Fan the Flames of Literacy. Don't Ban Books" -Ashley Hope PĂ©rez - https://teacherpoetmusicianglenbrown.blogspot.com/2022/04/fan-flames-of-literacy-dont-ban-books.html

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/ via @NewBlackMan

Live from the Whitney | A Conversation with Jennifer Packer
'On the occasion of her survey exhibition, The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing , Jennifer Packer speaks in conversation with Jane Panetta , Nancy and Fred Poses Curator and Director of the Collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art . Their dialogue touches on Packer’s approach to painting, her influences and inspirations from the history of art, and her engagement with the politics of repr
Joy James on the Rise of the Black Bourgeoisie
'In their latest interview for The Real News Network , co-hosts of THIS IS REVOLUTION Jason Myles and Pascal Robert speak with Dr. Joy James about the destructive triumph of neoliberalism in the US and about the different institutions, classes, ideological strands, and clashing factions that have developed within the sphere of Black politics in the neoliberal era. Dr. James is a world-renowned sc
America's Black Upper Class: Rich, Successful and Empowered
'In the United States, African-Americans are more likely to live in poverty than any other ethnic group. But despite the country’s institutional racism, a Black elite has found success, thanks to a combination of entrepreneurial thinking and intensive networking within the Black community.'
‘Abbott Elementary’ Addresses Education Equity Through a Comedic Lens
' Abbott Elementary is a hit new series on ABC, tackling the issue of public education and equity using humor. It's a workplace comedy focused on a group of dedicated teachers at an underfunded elementary school in Philadelphia. Veteran actress Sheryl Lee Ralph , who plays Barbara Howard, an elementary school teacher who has seen it all, joins Geoff Bennett to discuss for our series, CANVAS .'
The Chef Bryant Terry on How To “Blackify” Fennel
' Bryant Terry is a chef, educator, food-justice activist, and cookbook author. He joined Helen Rosner virtually to cook a dish from his book Vegetable Kingdom : citrus and garlic-herb braised fennel. The dish calls for marinating the bulb in mojo , a citrus-juice-based Cuban condiment more typically applied to meat. Terry says that he wants to “blackify” vegetables, as part of his project to “up
Haiti is Facing a Hunger Catastrophe
'According to the United Nations , in Haiti, a country of over 11 million people, a rising food crisis is threatening nearly half the population with acute food insecurity and severe hunger. Political instability, inflation, recurring disasters exacerbated by climate change, and challenges in Haiti’s agricultural capacity are all catalysts for the food crisis. To make matters worse, Russia’s inva
A brush with... Alberta Whittle
'In this episode of A brush with... , Alberta Whittle talks to Ben Luke about her influences in art, books, music and other media and the cultural experiences that have shaped her life and work. Over the last few years, Whittle has
OKC metro districts elect school board members https://nondoc.com/2022/04/05/okc-metro-districts-elect-school-board-members/ via @nondocmedia


Edmond voters select Courtney Hobgood and Marcus Jones for school board https://nondoc.com/2022/04/05/courtney-hobgood-and-marcus-jones-elected-edmond-public-schools-board/ via @nondocmedia

Biden-Harris Administration Extends Student Loan Pause Through August 31 | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/biden-harris-administration-extends-student-loan-pause-through-august-31

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Sexual Harassment Investigation of Chino Valley Unified School District in California | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-educations-office-civil-rights-announces-resolution-sexual-harassment-investigation-chino-valley-unified-school-district-california

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: AFT’s Weingarten in Poland to Meet with Educators and Ukrainian Refugees | AFL-CIO - https://aflcio.org/node/6990 on @aflcio



Educating refugee children fleeing Ukraine as the Russian invasion conti... https://youtu.be/w2Gv6Owa0Pw via @YouTube


'Tell American Students to Be Grateful': What Ukrainian Refugees Told AFT's President - https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/tell-american-students-to-be-grateful-what-ukrainian-refugees-told-afts-president/2022/04 by @madeline_will on @educationweek

Stealth school board candidates are everywhere: But "Stop the Steal" isn't working for them | Salon.com - https://www.salon.com/2022/04/06/stealth-school-board-candidates-are-everywhere-but-stop-the-steal-isnt-working-for-them/





Alabama Lawmakers Advance Legislation To Alter Name of Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge https://www.theroot.com/alabama-lawmakers-advance-legislation-to-alter-name-of-1848756352



Prince: The Artist Formerly Known As A Teachers Strike Supporter https://www.theroot.com/prince-the-artist-formerly-known-as-a-teachers-strike-1848752813


CSU Young Males of Color Conference https://sacobserver.com/2022/04/csu-young-males-of-color-conference/







Board votes to ban critical race theory in Placentia-Yorba Linda school district https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-04-06/critical-race-theory-banned-by-an-orange-county-school-board

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/ on @Larryferlazzo


Research Studies Of The Week
I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. I write individual posts about ones that I think are especially significant, and will continue to do so. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. So I’ve started writing a “round-up” of some of them each week or every other week as a regular feature . By the way, you mig
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: Power Lesson: Poetry Gallery Walk is from Cult of Pedagogy. I’m adding it to The Best World Poetry Day Resources – Help Me Find More . 3
A Look Back: 21 Sites For Short & Accessible Video “Explainers” About Current Events
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. congerdesign / Pixabay I originally published The Best Online “Explainer” Tools For Current Events in 2012 , and have been revising & updating it since that time. The sites include “Just the FAQ’s” from USA Today, Voice of American “Explainers,” “Five Myths” from The Washington Post, and eighteen more. Do no

Op-Ed: The teacher shortage requires emergency action at state level https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/04/nj-critical-teacher-shortage-statewide-action-needed-broken-pipeline/

Education : NPR - https://www.npr.org/sections/education/

Bronx charter school asks NYC Education Dept. for more preschool seats - New York Daily News - https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-zeta-charter-school-bronx-prek-seat-shortage-20220405-2jhrwpvc5ffebfqat2waqarixy-story.html via @nydailynews

Diversity, pay top list of education priorities for NYC adults - New York Daily News - https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-survey-education-priorities-city-parents-20220405-qlcyabhqnvh6ppnxy3q464xzoq-story.html via @nydailynews

Learning the Right Way to Struggle https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/05/science/education-learning-challenge.html


Christian right's war on gender rights and sexuality is accelerating: column https://www.rawstory.com/christian-right/


Biden to erase defaults for millions of federal student loan borrowers https://www.politico.com/news/2022/04/06/biden-defaults-federal-student-loan-borrowers-00023355


EPISODE # 46: From Death Row to Life! | Bill Ayers - https://wp.me/p3AjC-WZ








A memo questioning the wisdom of creating a U.S. Department of Education – Federal Education Policy History - https://wp.me/p1mJC9-f6 by @kevinrkosar








OPINION: Data matters, but only if it leads to effective teaching action https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-data-matters-but-only-if-it-leads-to-effective-teaching-action/



After the pandemic disrupted their high school educations, students are arriving at college unprepared https://hechingerreport.org/after-the-pandemic-disrupted-their-high-school-educations-students-are-arriving-at-college-unprepared/


Protesters lobby Wake schools to remove controversial books | Raleigh News & Observer - https://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article260133615.html#new_tab on @newsobserver

Later school start times eyed to address youth mental health crisis - ABC News - https://abcnews.go.com/Health/school-start-times-eyed-address-youth-mental-health/story?id=83791358#new_tab

‘Lunch police’: Pennsylvania school will search students’ lunches to confiscate snacks https://www.centredaily.com/news/nation-world/national/article260100995.html

Alabama House votes to delay third-grade retention provision in Literacy Act - https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/2022/04/06/alabama-house-votes-delay-third-grade-retention-provision-literacy-act/9467229002/#new_tab via @mgmadvertiser

The Teen Girls Aren’t Going to Forget - Common Sense - https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/the-teen-girls-arent-going-to-forget?s=r#new_tab



New Illinois law will give teachers paid sick leave for COVID-19 - https://www.sj-r.com/story/news/state/2022/04/05/new-illinois-law-give-teachers-paid-sick-leave-covid-19/9472423002/#new_tab via @sjrbreaking

New Ohio House bill combines parts of Florida’s ‘don’t say gay’ with prohibition against teaching so-called ‘divisive concepts’ about race - cleveland.com - https://www.cleveland.com/news/2022/04/new-ohio-house-bill-combines-parts-of-floridas-dont-say-gay-with-prohibition-against-teaching-so-called-divisive-concepts-about-race.html#new_tab on @clevelanddotcom

Hawaii Female High School Athletes May Pursue Class-Action Case, Court Says - Honolulu Civil Beat - https://www.civilbeat.org/2022/04/hawaii-female-high-school-athletes-may-pursue-class-action-case-court-says/#new_tab via @civilbeat

Gov. Kristi Noem signs executive order limiting CRT in K-12 schools - https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/education/2022/04/05/crt-definition-south-dakota-kristi-noem-signs-order-limit-critical-race-theory-schools/9473777002/#new_tab via @argusleader

California math wars get ugly: Accusations of racism and harassment ignite battle between Stanford and Cal profs - https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/California-math-wars-get-ugly-Accusations-of-17060072.php#new_tab on @sfchronicle



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