Thursday, April 14, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Thursday, April 14, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️

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THE TOP BANANA
TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES



Public Schooling in America: Measuring Each State's Commitment to Democratically Governed Schools - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/public-schooling-in-america/ via @Network4pubEd



ANNOUNCING: National Days of Teaching Truth – academic freedom isn't free - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-arZ via @plthomasEdD



National Days of Teaching Truth | Mysite - https://www.unitingtosaveourschools.org/about-3



Right-Wing College Expanding Charter School Network to Combat 'Progressive' Teaching - https://www.commondreams.org/news/2022/04/11/right-wing-college-expanding-charter-school-network-combat-progressive-teaching on @commondreams



National Education Policy Center: Why Is the Charter Lobby So Upset by Biden’s Reasonable Regulation of New Charters? | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vQQ via @dianeravitch



Home is the place I want to be. - https://fredklonsky.substack.com/p/home-is-the-place-i-want-to-be?s=r



CURMUDGUCATION: Yes, Lesson Plans. But-- - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/04/yes-lesson-plans-but.html



Recommended: Teachers Make a Difference – academic freedom isn't free - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-atQ via @plthomasEdD



Transportation - Is First Student Really the Only Answer? - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2022/04/transportation-is-first-student-really.html



NYC Educator: Children First - http://nyceducator.com/2022/04/children-first.html



Recent Teachers’ Strikes Reflect Decades-Long Drop in States’ Funding for Public Schools | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8Re via @janresseger



NYC Public School Parents: Our briefing on class size, overcrowding, student privacy & likely impact of huge proposed cuts to school budgets and new school construction - https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2022/04/our-briefing-on-class-size-overcrowding.html



More skepticism over chemical warfare reports - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/more-skepticism-over-chemical-warfare?s=r



NPE Releases New Report Ranking the States by Their Support for Public Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vRq via @dianeravitch



Schott Foundation for Public Education - http://schottfoundation.org/



Department of Education Releases Equity Action Plan as Part of Biden-Harris Administration's Efforts to Advance Racial Equity and Support Underserved Communities | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/department-education-releases-equity-action-plan-part-biden-harris-administrations-efforts-advance-racial-equity-and-support-underserved-communities



Teacher Tom: Works For Me - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/04/works-for-me.html



Town Hall @ Furman University: Anti-CRT/Truth Bills in SC – academic freedom isn't free - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-atU via @plthomasEdD



Gary Rubinstein's Blog: The Incredible Shrinking TFA | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11366 on @NEPCtweet



When Evidence Based Isn’t: Informing State School Finance Formulas to Provide Equal Educational Opportunity for All – School Finance 101 - https://wp.me/pojtG-1Xu by @SchlFinance101



The Big Voucher Payback – Tennessee Education Report - http://tnedreport.com/?p=5581 via @TNEdReport




Proposal would pay SC college students majoring in education if they become teachers - https://www.wistv.com/2022/04/13/proposal-would-pay-sc-college-students-majoring-education-if-they-become-teachers/ via @wis10

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







When UFC Wins There Must be a Forensic Audit of UFT Books - http://southbronxschool.blogspot.com/2022/04/when-ufc-wins-there-must-be-forensic.html


Making math fun after pandemic setbacks https://edsource.org/podcast/making-math-fun-after-pandemic-setbacks



Sex Ed Is the Opposite of Grooming https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2022/04/school-sex-education-grooming-protecting-kids/629556/?utm_source=feed



The Experiment Podcast: Should We Return National Parks to Native Americans? https://www.theatlantic.com/podcasts/archive/2022/04/us-national-parks-native-american-tribes/629552/?utm_source=feed

Jonathan Kantrowitz Political Blog: Congress should renew the American Rescue Plan’s EITC expansions - https://wackywac.blogspot.com/2022/04/congress-should-renew-american-rescue.html






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


Millennials Are Killing Capitalism: "The Last of the Loud" – Dhoruba Bin Wahad, Philosopher of the Whirlwind
'In this episode of Millennials Are Killing Capitalism an interview with Dhoruba Bin Wahad . A leading member of the New York Black Panther Party, a Field Secretary of the BPP responsible for organizing chapters throughout the East Coast, and a member of the Panther 21. He is a veteran and co-founder of the Black Liberation Army and a former political prisoner. He - and Geronimo ji Jaga Pratt - a
Left of Black S12 · E19 | Haiti and the Hispanic Caribbean with Vanessa K. Vald├ęs
You cannot comprehensively unpack the history of the Western hemisphere without talking about Haiti and its crucial role in how the colonized world was shaped, especially after their victory over the French for their independence. Is there a disconnection, however, in how Latin American Studies deals with the first Black republic in the world? In this episode of Left of Black , host Professor Mar
Danyel Smith with Daphne Brooks – Shine Bright: Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop
' Danyel Smith is joined by Daphne Brooks to discuss Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop , one of the most anticipated books of the year, according to Oprah Daily , Refinery 29 , Essence , Ms ., Electric Lit , The Root , Business Insider , and more. A weave of biography, criticism, and memoir, Shine Bright is Smith's intimate history of Black women's music as the foundatio
Alice Walker on New Book and 40 years of 'The Color Purple'
'Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker joins CBS Mornings co-host Gayle King to discuss her new book Gathering Blossoms Under Fire . The book includes five decades of Walker's intimate journals discussing life, love and her rise to stardom after The Color Purple .'
Black Male Image in the South: Mark Anthony Neal in Conversation with Charles Burnett, Terence Nance, and Kevin Wilson, Jr.
'Is the Black, Southern male experience represented adequately in film? Do Black male filmmakers from the region feel the need to represent this life experience in their work? Moderated by the James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of African and African American Studies at Duke University, Mark Anthony Neal this panel will explore the topic with Charles Burnett , Terence Nance , and Kevin Wilson,
Artist Faith Ringgold’s Life’s Work Celebrated in New York Exhibit
'A major retrospective at the New Museum in New York looks at the remarkable life and work of artist Faith Ringgold , 91, who has fought for change in the art world and beyond for 60 years. Jeffrey Brown visited with the artist and has this profile for PBS NewsHour 's arts and culture series, CANVAS. '
Robin Thede is Making Room for More Black Women in Comedy
'Since 2019, A Black Lady Sketch Show has served as a testament to just how wonderfully weird and insightful things get when some of the best Black women comedians gather. Its success is due in large part to the vision of creator and star Robin Thede , who The Takeaway to discuss the third season of A Black Lady Sketch Show , which just kicked off on HBO.'

The joy of "Abbott Elementary" is its lesson about fulfilling work https://www.salon.com/2022/04/13/abbott-elementary-best-show-joy-meaning-work/



Fired over CRT: Missouri high school teacher accused of teaching "critical race theory" loses job https://www.salon.com/2022/04/13/fired-over-crt-missouri-high-school-teacher-accused-of-teaching-critical-race-theory-loses-job/

Massive Racial Equity Initiatives By Biden Administration Launching Today https://www.theroot.com/biden-administration-launching-massive-equity-initiativ-1848792640


A Black Virginia Teacher Says He's Going to Sue A Former Student for Racist Acts https://www.theroot.com/a-black-virginia-teacher-says-hes-going-to-sue-a-former-1848770463

National Urban League finds State of Black America is grim https://sacobserver.com/2022/04/national-urban-league-finds-state-of-black-america-is-grim/



Texas GOP mayor: Efforts to ban books from schools make me 'ashamed' of Republican Party https://www.rawstory.com/mckinney-ashamed-to-be-republican/


LGBTQ-affirming charter school in Alabama adds security after facing attack from Republican culture warrior https://www.rawstory.com/magic-city-acceptance-academy/

Fox News fueling horrific threats against educators with bogus 'groomer' claims https://www.rawstory.com/fox-news-groomer/ #uncategorized #feedly


Talk of race, sex in schools divides Americans: AP-NORC poll - https://www.ksat.com/news/politics/2022/04/14/talk-of-race-sex-in-schools-divides-americans-ap-norc-poll/ on KSAT


Sent to the 'Mexican school' 75 years ago, Sylvia Mendez's fight for equality continues https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-04-14/mendez-degregation-schools-latinos-california


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


Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL
BiljaST / Pixabay Six years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention. You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES, ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS FOR TEACHERS OF ELLS IN 2021. Also, check out A Collection Of My Best Resources On Teaching English Language Learners. In additi
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
Ed Tech Digest
Ten years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech, including some Web 2.0 apps. You might also be interested in THE BEST ED TECH RESOURCES OF 2021 – PART ONE , as well as checking out all my edtech resources . Here are this we

Senators call for probe into student loan program after NPR unearthed major problems https://www.npr.org/2022/04/14/1092804056/student-loan-debt-investigation-response

NYC’s Gifted and Talented elementary school program will grow by 1,000 seats, won’t bring back entrance exam https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-gifted-and-talented-program-will-stay-expand-20220414-jajg4w5ecjhdjccqhfxvr2fgym-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

Brooklyn parents, educators grapple with how to talk to kids about Sunset Park subway shooting https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-parents-teachers-grapple-discuss-subway-shooting-with-kids-20220413-kyvuk4pnozgqph3i4pwkickbsy-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

NYC Educator: UFT Delegate Assembly April 13, 2022--Tier 6 Improvements and Other Stuff - http://nyceducator.com/2022/04/uft-delegate-assembly-april-13-2022.html




In Several States, Teachers Get Their Biggest Raise in Decades https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/14/us/teacher-salary-pay-raise.html


Lesson of the Day: ‘The Long Scourge of Lead Poisoning’ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/14/learning/lesson-plans/lesson-of-the-day-lead-poisoning.html






Prince George’s school board ethics panel to resign en masse https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/04/13/prince-georges-school-ethics-panel-resigns/?



Washington Teachers’ Union endorses Robert White for mayor https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/04/13/robert-white-dc-mayor-bowser-teachers/?



Media outlets file suit over Va. Gov. Youngkin’s teacher tip line https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/04/13/youngkin-tip-line-lawsuit-virginia/?



San Dieguito superintendent's comments about Asian students draw backlash, apology https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/story/2022-04-13/san-dieguito-superintendent-apologizes-for-her-comments-about-asian-students

Amid curriculum debates, a ‘Parents’ Bill of Rights’ wins initial approval from Missouri House | KCUR 89.3 - NPR in Kansas City. Local news, entertainment and podcasts. - https://www.kcur.org/politics-elections-and-government/2022-04-13/amid-curriculum-debates-a-parents-bill-of-rights-wins-initial-approval-from-missouri-house#new_tab on @kcur

Baltimore City Schools CEO earnings soars to $375,688 as student performance drops | WBFF - https://foxbaltimore.com/news/project-baltimore/baltimore-city-schools-ceo-earnings-soars-to-375688-as-student-performance-drops#new_tab on http://twitter.com/foxbaltimore

Detroit district fires teacher who challenged in-person teaching requirement https://detroit.chalkbeat.org/2022/4/13/23024235/detroit-school-teacher-nicole-conaway-lawsuit-remote-termination via @ChalkbeatDET

Colorado schools face $25K monthly fine for their “Thunderbird” mascots - https://coloradosun.com/2022/04/13/american-indian-mascots-colorado-schools-thunderbirds/#new_tab via @coloradosun


Proposed charter school sues Carmel Schools over $1 building law - https://www.wfyi.org/news/articles/proposed-charter-school-sues-carmel-schools-dollar-building-law#new_tab by @_elizabethgabs on @WFYINews

States Ask High Court to Halt 'Race-Based Admissions Policy' at Top School - https://www.newsweek.com/states-ask-high-court-halt-race-based-admissions-policy-top-school-1697367#new_tab on @newsweek

Clark County schools to equip teachers with panic buttons - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper - https://lasvegassun.com/news/2022/apr/13/clark-county-schools-to-equip-teachers-with-panic/#new_tab on @LasVegasSun

Homeschooling surge continues despite schools reopening | AP News - https://apnews.com/article/covid-business-health-buffalo-education-d37f4f1d12e57b72e5ddf67d4f897d9a#new_tab on @ap


Murphy directs Department of Education to provide 'further clarification' on sex ed standards https://politi.co/3xq367P via @politico





Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, April 13, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-top-banana-todays-education_13.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, April 12, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-top-banana-todays-education_12.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, April 11, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-top-banana-todays-education_11.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, April 10, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-top-banana-todays-education_10.html

Big Education Ape: CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Not A Great Week Edition (4/10) - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/catch-up-with-curmudgucation-icymi-not.html


Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, April 9, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-top-banana-todays-education_9.html

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, April 9, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/top-posts-this-week-saturday-april-9.html


Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, April 8, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-top-banana-todays-education_8.html

Big Education Ape: KEEP UP/ CATCH UP WITH DIANE RAVITCH'S BLOG A site to discuss better education for all #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/keep-up-catch-up-with-diane-ravitchs_9.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/this-week-in-education-larry-ferlazzos_9.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/this-week-education-research-report_9.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK WITH NEWBLACKMAN (IN EXILE) #BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/this-week-with-newblackman-in-exile-blm_9.html
Big Education Ape: SSPI TONY THURMOND: STUFF THIS WEEK FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/sspi-tony-thurmond-stuff-this-week-from_9.html

Big Education Ape: TEACHER TOM THIS WEEK IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/teacher-tom-this-week-in-early_9.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it - Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/this-weeks-wildness-dad-gone-wild_9.html

Big Education Ape: Network for Public Education Blog Post of the Day This Week #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/network-for-public-education-blog-post_9.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S TENNESSEE EDUCATION REPORT AND A TENNESSESS HOLLER - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/this-weeks-tennessee-education-report_9.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA AND THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona_9.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, April 2, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-top-banana-todays-education_2.html
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