Tuesday, April 19, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, April 19, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️

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HALF BAKED IDEAS, AND HIDDEN AGENDAS – Dad Gone Wild - https://wp.me/p4d08y-3az via @norinrad10

Who Is Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro? | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vSX via @dianeravitch

Mercedes Schneider: Ripping Off the Hmong Community in Minnesota and Wisconsin | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vRB via @dianeravitch

What if UFC wins? #4 Elections | JD2718 - https://wp.me/pOjh-2uB by @Jd2718x

Ukraine, Palestine and hypocrisy. - https://fredklonsky.substack.com/p/ukraine-palestine-and-hypocrisy?s=r

Weekend Quotables - by Michael Klonsky - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/weekend-quotables-c62?s=r

The Network for Public Education Traces the Damage Wrought by Rapidly Growing School Privatization | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8RV via @janresseger

Teacher Tom: Math So Beautiful - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/04/math-so-beautiful.html

Top Privatizer Backs TISA – Tennessee Education Report - http://tnedreport.com/?p=5585 via @TNEdReport

Hack Education: Hope for the Future | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11370 on @NEPCtweet

Dr. Charles Luke: Will Texas Politicians Keep Promoting Vouchers Despite Years of Failure? | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vRm via @dianeravitch

Florida Rejects 54 Math Textbooks, Claiming Many Contain “Critical Race Theory” | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vT4 via @dianeravitch

Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg donates millions for charter summer school program https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-bloomberg-fund-charter-school-summer-program-20220418-rs5cibf2fzalfco3eamvjhgxpy-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

What can we learn by modeling existing variations in school spending and outcomes? (Reprise) – School Finance 101 - https://wp.me/pojtG-1XF by @SchlFinance101

Ballard High School Will Continue Its Principal Status Quo - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2022/04/ballard-high-school-will-continue-its.html

Resisting Efficiency in Literacy Instruction – academic freedom isn't free - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-atX via @plthomasEdD

101 Reasons Why Interactions in Classroom Settings are Better than Teacherless Online Instruction - https://nancyebailey.com/2022/04/19/101-reasons-why-interactions-in-classroom-settings-are-better-than-teacherless-online-instruction/ on @NancyEBailey1

Pointing to critical race theory, Florida rejects math textbooks - https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/maddowblog/pointing-critical-race-theory-florida-rejects-math-textbooks-rcna24791 by MSNBC on @MSNBC

How Illinois is addressing the nationwide substitute teacher shortage https://www.npr.org/2022/04/18/1093282031/how-illinois-is-addressing-the-nationwide-substitute-teacher-shortage?

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

The Obliviousness of Mike Mulgrew - http://southbronxschool.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-obliviousness-of-mike-mulgrew.html

The book bannings will continue - https://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2022/04/18/the-book-bannings-will-continue/

No Censorship in SC! - https://p2a.co/mbbdm0n

Dimension of Equity 1: School Funding | Alliance for Resource Equity - https://www.educationresourceequity.org/dimensions/funding

Censorship battles’ new frontier: Your public library https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/04/17/public-libraries-books-censorship/?tid=ss_tw

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/ 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 https://www.politico.com/news/2022/04/18/florida-critical-race-theory-math-textbooks-00025918 #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 - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-announces-american-rescue-plan-summit-highlight-recovery-driven-biden-harris-administration-investments

The “reasonable observer” of prayer in school https://www.scotusblog.com/2022/04/the-reasonable-observer-of-prayer-in-school/

Let’s Get Earth Day Right https://progressive.org/op-eds/get-earth-day-right-sanchez-220418/

Florida Bans 41 Percent of Math Books Because of CRT https://sacobserver.com/2022/04/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 https://sacobserver.com/2022/04/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 https://www.texastribune.org/2022/04/19/texas-teachers-quit-lose-certification/

Pushing for “school choice,” U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs https://www.texastribune.org/2022/04/19/cruz-abbott-school-choice-republican-runoffs/

Psaki: Federal Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Still 'On The Table' https://www.huffpost.com/entry/biden-student-loan-debt-psaki_n_625da783e4b0723f801ba085

OPINION: A call to service: Our schools need you to step up https://hechingerreport.org/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 - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/ 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 - http://louisianaeducator.blogspot.com/2022/04/parenting-according-to-nature-now.html

Asian American students push College Board for inclusive history lessons https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/04/nj-education-asian-american-pacific-islander-history-advanced-placement-curriculum-make-us-visible-college-board/

Murphy’s budget would give higher education an extra $100M https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2022/04/murphy-budget-plan-would-add-100m-nj-higher-education-college-officials-have-concerns/

New York City teacher vaccine dispute won’t be heard by Supreme Court https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-nyc-teachers-vaccines-dispute-supreme-court-20220418-e2bc4fbqknbkhmxzxjrkaeb4la-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

Florida Rejects Math Textbooks, Citing ‘Prohibited Topics’ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/18/us/florida-math-textbooks-critical-race-theory.html

Black children hurt by structure of Pa. preschool programs, study says https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/4/19/23031960/black-children-less-access-quality-preschool-pennsylvania

GOP bill allowing teachers to be sued for 'usurping' parental rights clears Arizona Senate https://www.rawstory.com/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 https://www.rawstory.com/pushing-for-school-choice-u-s-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 https://www.rawstory.com/oklahoma-corporate-welfare-kevin-stitt/

Florida’s complaint about CRT in math books comes from faked equation problems: State House Dem https://www.rawstory.com/ron-desantis-math-books-fraud/

LGBTQ community and people of color in the crosshairs of banned book movement https://www.rawstory.com/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 https://www.rawstory.com/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 https://bigthink.com/health/988-mental-health-line/

Secretary Cardona to Host Jazz Great Herbie Hancock and Local Student Quintet for “Peer-to-Peer Informance” | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/media-advisories/secretary-cardona-host-jazz-great-herbie-hancock-and-local-student-quintet-%E2%80%9Cpeer-peer-informance%E2%80%9D

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Continues the ARPStars Tour in Washington State | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/media-advisories/us-deputy-secretary-education-continues-arpstars-tour-washington-state-0

Why More Students Are Walking Out At Iowa Schools https://popularresistance.org/why-more-students-are-walking-out-at-iowa-schools/

Virginia Caucus Of Rank-And-File Educators Votes To Unionize Richmond Schools https://popularresistance.org/virginia-caucus-of-rank-and-file-educators-votes-to-unionize-richmond-schools/

Black Republican Senator Urges Against “Teaching Kids They are Oppressors” https://www.theroot.com/black-republican-senator-urges-against-teaching-kids-t-1848812118

Education Needs a Real National Focus. Here’s How That Can Happen. https://www.barrons.com/articles/education-needs-a-real-national-focus-heres-how-that-can-happen-51650299413 via @BarronsOnline

Opinion: Don’t eliminate remedial education in community colleges - The Mercury News https://www.mercurynews.com/2022/04/19/opinion-dont-eliminate-remedial-education-in-community-colleges/ via @GoogleNews

CMS Board votes to terminate Superintendent Earnest Winston’s contract - WSOC Charlotte https://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/cms-board-hold-emergency-meeting-regarding-termination-superintendents-contract-source-says/2UH2L6XFHNCCJKGFBLPDWJLXLI/ via @GoogleNews

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Big Education Ape: CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Easter Edition (4/17) - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/catch-up-with-curmudgucation-icymi.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, April 16, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/the-top-banana-todays-education_16.html

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

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

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK WITH NEWBLACKMAN (IN EXILE) #BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER - http://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 - http://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 - http://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 - http://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 - http://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 - http://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 - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/04/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona_9.html

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