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HALF BAKED IDEAS, AND HIDDEN AGENDAS – Dad Gone Wild - via @norinrad10

Who Is Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Mercedes Schneider: Ripping Off the Hmong Community in Minnesota and Wisconsin | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

What if UFC wins? #4 Elections | JD2718 - by @Jd2718x

Ukraine, Palestine and hypocrisy. -

Weekend Quotables - by Michael Klonsky -

The Network for Public Education Traces the Damage Wrought by Rapidly Growing School Privatization | janresseger - via @janresseger

Teacher Tom: Math So Beautiful -

Top Privatizer Backs TISA – Tennessee Education Report - via @TNEdReport

Hack Education: Hope for the Future | National Education Policy Center - on @NEPCtweet

Dr. Charles Luke: Will Texas Politicians Keep Promoting Vouchers Despite Years of Failure? | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Florida Rejects 54 Math Textbooks, Claiming Many Contain “Critical Race Theory” | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg donates millions for charter summer school program

What can we learn by modeling existing variations in school spending and outcomes? (Reprise) – School Finance 101 - by @SchlFinance101

Ballard High School Will Continue Its Principal Status Quo -

Resisting Efficiency in Literacy Instruction – academic freedom isn't free - via @plthomasEdD

101 Reasons Why Interactions in Classroom Settings are Better than Teacherless Online Instruction - on @NancyEBailey1

Pointing to critical race theory, Florida rejects math textbooks - by MSNBC on @MSNBC

How Illinois is addressing the nationwide substitute teacher shortage

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

The Obliviousness of Mike Mulgrew -

The book bannings will continue -

No Censorship in SC! -

Dimension of Equity 1: School Funding | Alliance for Resource Equity -

Censorship battles’ new frontier: Your public library

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

The Peculiar Physics Of The Wiffle Ball
'Shall we play a game - of Wiffle Ball ? Invented in 1953, this lightweight alternative to a baseball is perfectly suited for back yard romping. The design of the Wiffle ball guarantees that you don't need a strong arm to throw a variety of pitches. But how does that happen? Jenn Stroud Rossman , mechanical engineering professor at Lafayette College, tells Emily Kwong and Maddie Sofia about the s
Samora Pinderhughes: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
'The opening piano notes are barely sufficient warning to brace for the sweet and powerful voices that transport us to Samora Pinderhughes ' Tiny Desk (home) concert . "The Cry" heralds our journey into the Bay Area native's sophomore album, GRIEF . The vocalists move briefly out of frame for "Masculinity," a probing, open letter that addresses masculine stereotypes with directness and compassion
The Limits with Jay Williams | Rapper Denzel Curry On His New Measurement of Success: Peace of Mind
' Denzel Curry brought his rage to rap. For years he's been known for taking a crowd and turning it into a moshpit. It was his way of taking his internal pain and expressing it. These days, though, Denzel is looking inward and so is his music. Now his mission is to find peace, and he wants the rest of us to find it too. Denzel pioneered the Soundcloud rap movement, but the death of his friend, X
Janelle Monáe's 'Dirty Computer' Comes Alive in a New Collection of Stories
'Our memories, our dreams and our emotions — these are the parts of us that exemplify our humanity. But in Janelle Monáe 's new collection of short stories, The Memory Librarian and Other Stories of Dirty Computer, those are the things that contaminate us — they make us "dirty." The Afrofuturistic world of Dirty Computer, first explored in Monáe's Grammy-nominated album from 2018, now fills the p
Code Switch: A Makeup Company Gets a Facelift
'Today, if you are a woman of color and you're searching for makeup that will complement your skin tone, you have plenty of options. Step into any big-box beauty store, like Sephora or Ulta, and you'll see a dazzling array of foundations from palest bisque to deepest, darkest brown. But it wasn't always that way. This is the story of an African American company that was formed to fill a niche mar

DeSantis defends math textbook rejection as Dems seek proof of critical race theory lessons #press #feedly

U.S. Department of Education Announces American Rescue Plan Summit to Highlight Recovery Driven by Biden-Harris Administration Investments | U.S. Department of Education -

The “reasonable observer” of prayer in school

Let’s Get Earth Day Right

Florida Bans 41 Percent of Math Books Because of CRT

The Pulse Of Black America: The Complexities Of Black Pain And Black Pride Define The Black Experience

Amid a teacher shortage, some Texas educators are losing their licenses for quitting during the school year

Pushing for “school choice,” U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs

Psaki: Federal Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Still 'On The Table'

OPINION: A call to service: Our schools need you to step up

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

“A Good Colleague Can Make or Break Any Teacher”
A Good Colleague Can Make or Break Any Teacher is the headline is the headline of my latest Education Week column. At the heart of learning for teachers is the support, wisdom, and inspiration of colleagues—whether in Year I or during crises. Here are some excerpts:
A Look Back: The 4 Best Websites For ELL Teachers
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. geralt / Pixabay I originally published The Best Sites On The Web For ESL/EFL/ELL/ELT Teachers in 2013 and have been revising and updating it since that time. There are so many ELL resources out there, and I’ve written about so many of them, that it can all seem overwhelming. In this list, I attempt to narro
My Most Popular Tweets Of The Month
PhotoMIX-Company / Pixabay I used to post weekly collections of my best tweets, and used Storify to bring them together. Unfortunately, Storify went under. Fortunately, however, Wakelet was a new tool that was able to import all of a person’s Storifys. So you can see all those previous Twitter “Best” lists here . You might also be interested in MY MOST POPULAR TWEETS OF THE YEAR and RECOMMENDATIO
Parenting According to Nature Now Available on Amazon - Louisiana Educator -

Asian American students push College Board for inclusive history lessons

Murphy’s budget would give higher education an extra $100M

New York City teacher vaccine dispute won’t be heard by Supreme Court

Florida Rejects Math Textbooks, Citing ‘Prohibited Topics’

Black children hurt by structure of Pa. preschool programs, study says

GOP bill allowing teachers to be sued for 'usurping' parental rights clears Arizona Senate

Pushing for 'school choice,' US Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs

Oklahoma governor asks for billions to fund unnamed corporation — and says he'll reveal the details after cash is given

Florida’s complaint about CRT in math books comes from faked equation problems: State House Dem

LGBTQ community and people of color in the crosshairs of banned book movement

He teaches critical race theory. He has problems with GOP efforts to ban it

988: A new emergency line for mental health goes live on July 16

Secretary Cardona to Host Jazz Great Herbie Hancock and Local Student Quintet for “Peer-to-Peer Informance” | U.S. Department of Education -

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Continues the ARPStars Tour in Washington State | U.S. Department of Education -

Why More Students Are Walking Out At Iowa Schools

Virginia Caucus Of Rank-And-File Educators Votes To Unionize Richmond Schools

Black Republican Senator Urges Against “Teaching Kids They are Oppressors”

Education Needs a Real National Focus. Here’s How That Can Happen. via @BarronsOnline

Opinion: Don’t eliminate remedial education in community colleges - The Mercury News via @GoogleNews

CMS Board votes to terminate Superintendent Earnest Winston’s contract - WSOC Charlotte via @GoogleNews

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