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CURMUDGUCATION: VA: The Attack On Frederick County Schools -

The Tablecloth Trick – Grumpy Old Teacher - by @sampsongregory

Seattle Schools Instructional Aide Faces Criminal Charges on Child Molestation -

What Difference Would Proportional Representation Make? | JD2718 - by @Jd2718x

A mansion tax for Chicago. - Fred Klonsky in Retirement -

Teacher Tom: The Rest Is Up To The Kids -

Trump-appointed judge rules: 'No masks needed on airplanes.' -

Florida's new super-voucher is producing grift hyper-inflation while stiffing disability parents -

North Carolina: Whining by Charter Schools Is Proof They Need to Be Reformed | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Jane Mayer: A Dark Money Group That Is Trying to Block Every Biden Nominee | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

'D' Is For 'Dilemma' | Blue Cereal Education -

Department of Education Announces Actions to Fix Longstanding Failures in the Student Loan Programs | U.S. Department of Education -


Fight Big Pharma! Here Is How | Diane Ravitch's blog - via @dianeravitch

Ed Notes Online: How is this UFT election different? Reason #1 UFC growth, #2 Unity defections -

As the Conservative Group 'Moms for Liberty' Expands Across the Nation, It's Also Gathering Enemies - on @newsweek

New Fort Wayne charter school proposal recieves major backlash at public hearing | News | - by @ on @fox55fortwayne

Michigan boosts social studies training to teach ‘full breadth of history’ | Bridge Michigan - on @BridgeMichigan

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

Opinion | DeSantis bans math textbooks to save Florida kids from being indoctrinated - The Washington Post -

Watch: Michigan Democratic state senator hits back at Republican colleague's accusation that she's 'grooming' children - CNN Video -

Why I Threw Away My Rubrics. I have a rubric that took over ten… | by Professor Jennifer Hurley | Bullshit.IST - by @professorhurley on @Medium

Biden tackles charter school spending - via @YorkDispatch

The big shift in movies about school shootings: The Fallout and Mass reviews - Vox - on voxdotcom

Milwaukee schools reinstate mask mandate just one day after it was dropped - CNN -

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

Award-winning Philadelphia principals talk pandemic, school leadership  - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - on chalkbeat

NewBlackMan (in Exile) - via @NewBlackMan

Janelle Monáe's New Book 'The Memory Librarian'
' Janelle Monáe needs no introduction. Amongst all of her creative endeavors, now she's the author of a new collection of short fiction stories called, The Memory Librarian . Monáe wrote the book in collaboration with female and nonbinary writers based on her 2018 album, Dirty Computer. She joins All Of It to discuss the book, which touches on themes of Afrofuturism, identity, oppression, and mor
Georgia at the Intersections: Housing Affordability
' Over the past year , Atlanta’s median home prices have increased nearly 24 percent and according to the real estate brokerage firm Redfin -- Atlanta home purchases have been particularly targeted by investors- which means flipping and reselling for even higher prices. As housing prices rise, the city’s racial demographics are also shifting. White residents coming to Atlanta have vastly outnumbe
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

Hire now, fire later. Schools flush with cash face a funding cliff in 2 years

Biden administration eases student loan forgiveness through income-based repayment plans

Indiana University Graduate Workers Go On Strike For Union Recognition

Like Harvard and Others, Columbia University Will Publicly Mark Its Slavery Ties

40,000 Student Loans Could Be Immediately Canceled

Across America, Students Must Learn All History

Title IX Can Only Protect Those Who Know About It

NOLA Public Schools district reports 27 ‘active’ COVID cases, though numbers don’t square with reported positivity

Oklahoma middle school teacher says he was fired for Pride flags in classroom

LAUSD teacher shortage hits underserved schools hardest, prompting Carvalho to move staff

100 homeless L.A. community college students to get shelter, food and Wi-Fi

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

A Look Back: 15 Tools For Creating Email Newsletters
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. Tumisu / Pixabay I originally published The Best Applications For Creating Free Email Newsletters in 2010, and have been revising and updating it since that time. It includes tools like MailChimp , Letterpop , Feedblitz (which is the one I use), and twelve others. The post also includes some articles about c
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

A university pays $400K to professor who refused to use a student's pronouns

Students with disabilities have a right to qualified teachers — but there's a shortage

Student loan borrowers will get help after an NPR report and years of complaints

More Pandemic Fallout: The Chronically Absent Student

A Funny Thing Happened in Front of Point Loma High School

Reading list: How Philadelphia schools are grappling with gun violence

Maryland school board bans ‘political’ LGBTQ pride flag while calling it a ‘gateway’

Ron DeSantis may dictate textbooks even outside Florida — despite being a punchline for late-night comics: report

Fox News host shocked after Ron DeSantis can't defend math book ban: 'They need to come up with some examples'

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

Little Milestones That Are Secretly A Big Deal For Kids

GOP Lawmaker's Basic Numbers Gaffe Reignites Mockery Of Math Book Bans

Michigan State Senator Delivers Fiery Rebuke After Colleague Accuses Her Of 'Grooming' Kids

Violence Against Educators and School

District: Threat prompts e-learning day at Mahtomedi middle, high schools - KSTP via @GoogleNews

Sweeping ‘Parents’ Bill of Rights’ Passes House in Missouri - Yahoo News via @GoogleNews

Family Background Has As Much Impact On Education Now As It Did 100 Years Ago - Forbes via @GoogleNews

Governor Lamont: Connecticut State Department of Education Rolls Out First Phase of New Model Curricula - via @GoogleNews

Florida Education Association: rejection of math books is part of a bigger political agenda - WJXT News4JAX via @GoogleNews

Parents demand apology from school board member for comment on special-education students - News 12 Bronx via @GoogleNews

Secretive education nonprofit received federal paycheck relief funds - North State Journal via @GoogleNews

Dealing with the stress of the classroom: early childhood special education teachers and job burnout - Nevada Today via @GoogleNews

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