Monday, April 25, 2022

THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, April 25, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️

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TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES



NPE Charter Schools Program (CSP) Regulations Sign-on Letter - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/coalition-of-public-ed-advocates-to-joe-biden-please-keep-your-promises/ via @Network4pubEd



I Left Charter School Teaching for Public School Teaching. I Am So Glad I Did - Public Voices For Public Schools https://pv4ps.org/i-left-charter-school-teaching-for-public-school-teaching-i-am-so-glad-i-did/



Why It's Time to Get Rid of Standardized Tests | TIME.com https://ideas.time.com/2012/10/11/why-its-time-to-get-rid-of-standardized-tests/



Kids and Screen Time (Part 2) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2022/04/25/kids-and-screen-time-part-2/



Schools study revised to show Pennsylvania poor kids get less https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/4/25/23038601/pennsylvania-school-funding-lawsuit-study-urban-institute via @ChalkbeatPHL



With A Brooklyn Accent: How Critical Race Theory Now Stands for Everything Conservatives Fear https://withabrooklynaccent.blogspot.com/2022/04/how-critical-race-theory-now-stands-for.html



Teacher Tom: Malpractice http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/04/malpractice.html



Weekend Quotables - by Michael Klonsky https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/weekend-quotables-423?s=r



Deadline for replacement ballots is Monday 4/25 | JD2718 https://jd2718.org/2022/04/24/deadline-for-replacement-ballots-is-monday-4-25/



“Science of Reading” Media Advocacy Continues to Mislead – academic freedom isn't free https://radicalscholarship.com/2022/04/24/science-of-reading-media-advocacy-continues-to-mislead/



Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, Is Funding Rightwing Republicans | Diane Ravitch's blog https://dianeravitch.net/2022/04/25/reed-hastings-ceo-of-netflix-is-funding-rightwing-republicans/



If Every Philanthropist Were like Mackenzie Scott | Diane Ravitch's blog https://dianeravitch.net/2022/04/25/if-every-philanthropist-were-like-mackenzie-scott/



Tom Ultican: The City Fund Uses Oligarch Money to Privatize Public Schools | Diane Ravitch's blog https://dianeravitch.net/2022/04/25/tom-ultican-the-city-fund-uses-oligarch-money-to-privatize-public-schools/



Hillsdale College & Their Weapons of Choice - The Crucial Voice of the PeopleThe Crucial Voice of the People https://thecrucialvoice.com/2022/04/23/hillsdale-college/



Rick Scott says he canceled his Disney+ account because 'children should not be taught sex in schools' https://www.rawstory.com/rick-scott-disney/



Curmudgucation: "Don't Say Gay" Reactions: Masks Off | National Education Policy Center https://nepc.colorado.edu/blog/dont-say-gay



Christopher Rufo Fuels the Right’s Cultural Fires in Florida https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/24/us/politics/christopher-rufo-crt-lgbtq-florida.html



Ed Notes Online: CALL AAA 800-218-5524 BY TODAY 5 PM - Last Call for Election BallotUFT/Unity Sqeezes People Into Tight Deadline https://ednotesonline.blogspot.com/2022/04/call-aaa-800-218-5524-by-today-5-pm.html



Louisiana Testing Contracts: Data Recognition Corp (DRC), 2015 – 2025 | deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog https://deutsch29.wordpress.com/2022/04/24/louisiana-testing-contracts-data-recognition-corp-drc-2015-2025/?




Driving force behind FL Republican education plans linked to seditionists https://occupydemocrats.com/2022/04/24/exclusive-driving-force-behind-florida-republican-education-plans-linked-to-violent-right-wing-extremists/

What Matters Most? Toward a Robust and Socially Just Science of Reading - Aukerman - 2021 - Reading Research Quarterly - Wiley Online Library https://ila.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/rrq.406#.YmaXGZomeoM.twitter



Students with disabilities have a right to qualified teachers — but there's a shortage https://www.npr.org/2022/04/20/1092337446/special-education-teacher-shortage?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social
Writing essays by formula teaches students how to not think | Aeon Essays https://aeon.co/essays/writing-essays-by-formula-teaches-students-how-to-not-think


Charter school teachers continue effort to unionize, despite 'no' vote by school board https://www.9news.com/article/news/education/charter-school-teachers-effort-to-unionize/73-5ede385b-4f27-48c7-b833-8165459064fd via @9NEWS




April 25, 1846: U.S. Mexico War Begins - Zinn Education Project https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/u-s-mexico-war-begins/




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







SURPRISE ENDORSEMENT! | Bill Ayers https://billayers.org/2022/04/24/surprise-endorsement/







What We Lose When We Conflate Child “Abuse” and “Neglect” https://www.propublica.org/article/what-we-lose-when-we-conflate-child-abuse-and-neglect#1317269


Prayer at the 50-yard line https://www.scotusblog.com/2022/04/prayer-at-the-50-yard-line/





Supreme Court takes up case of a coach and his prayers on 50-yard line https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/04/21/supreme-court-praying-football-coach/?tid=ss_tw


The Right’s LGBTQ+ Books Ban—And the Fight to Stop Them https://progressive.org/latest/right-lgbtq-books-ban-fight-to-stop-bader-220425/


Florida Gov. Desantis Signs 'Stop Woke Act' Limiting Race-Based Discussions Into Law https://www.theroot.com/florida-gov-desantis-signs-stop-woke-act-limiting-race-1848836485


The 4 Biggest Barriers Keeping Black Students Out of Advanced Classes https://sacobserver.com/2022/04/the-4-biggest-barriers-keeping-black-students-out-of-advanced-classes/

Time’s Up for School Buses Making Asthma a Pain For Black Kids https://sacobserver.com/2022/04/times-up-for-school-buses-making-asthma-a-pain-for-black-kids/


Title IX Requires Girls Sports Get Equal Publicity. They Often Don’t. https://sacobserver.com/2022/04/title-ix-requires-girls-sports-get-equal-publicity-they-often-dont/



The Stark Reality of Parents’ COVID Deaths – Grandparents Step In https://sacobserver.com/2022/04/the-stark-reality-of-parents-covid-deaths-grandparents-step-in/


We live in an age of misinformation. Sandy Hook was just the beginning. https://www.vox.com/23037390/alex-jones-sandy-hook-elizabeth-williamson-book



The GOP's newfound concern for 'the children' doesn't save kids from their #1 killer https://www.rawstory.com/children-killed-by-guns/


GOP backs 'anti-free speech fascism' as Ron DeSantis grooms Florida kids 'to be stupid': analysis https://www.rawstory.com/ron-desantis-florida-2657205971/






“Booming” Economy Leaves Millions Behind: Part Two | Dissident Voice https://dissidentvoice.org/2022/04/booming-economy-leaves-millions-behind-part-two/

Through the Principles of Excellence, ED Continues to Protect Military-Connected Students https://blog.ed.gov/2022/04/through-the-principles-of-excellence-ed-continues-to-protect-military-connected-students/

Joy Reid Calls Pic Of Black Boys Holding Anti-CRT Signs For Ron DeSantis 'Child Abuse' https://www.huffpost.com/entry/joy-reid-ron-desantis-child-abuse_n_62669ad1e4b0ea625c0a65b0

Bowser’s vow of better middle schools falls short in poorest D.C. wards https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/04/25/dc-middle-schools-mayor-bowser/?


STUDENT VOICE: There’s something missing from my Advanced Placement classes, and that needs to change https://hechingerreport.org/student-voice-theres-something-missing-from-my-advanced-placement-classes-and-that-needs-to-change/

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


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
Google’s New Feature: “A Brief History Of Vaccination”
Google recently unveiled a new feature called A Brief History Of Vaccination . It has tons of images, interactives and videos. I’m adding it to A BEGINNING LIST OF THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS .
A Look Back: 8 Online Tools For Online Dictation (& Help ELLs Learn!)
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. vgnk / Pixabay I originally published The Best Sites For ELLs To Practice Online Dictation in 2017, and have been revising and updating it since that time. It includes sites like Speechling , Ringo Lingo , Speaky Reads , and five others. Check them all out at the “Best” list and let me know what I’m missing!
Most Popular Posts Of The Week
I’m making a change in the content of the regular feature. In addition to sharing the top five posts that have received the most “hits” in the preceding seven-to-ten days (though they may have originally been published on an earlier date), I will also include the top five posts that have actually appeared in the past week. Often, these are different posts. You might also be interested in IT’S THE
Newly Updated Statistics On English Language Learners In U.S. Schools
The Digest of Education Statistics recently updated numbers on education in the United States. Here is some of the new data on English Language Learners: In 2019, ELLs comprised 10.4% of the K-12 student population, up from 10.2% the previous year. Spanish was – by far – the home language most spoken by ELLs, followed by Arabic. Third place was a tie between Chinese and Vietnamese. 64% of teacher

School closures in Oakland, Calif., may impact Black children with disabilities https://www.npr.org/2022/04/25/1094590765/school-closures-in-oakland-calif-may-impact-black-children-with-disabilities

The Supreme Court ponders the right to pray on the 50-yard line https://www.npr.org/2022/04/25/1093116619/the-supreme-court-ponders-the-right-to-pray-on-the-50-yard-line

Why Did DeSantis Revoke Disney’s Special Tax Status? What We Know. https://www.nytimes.com/article/disney-florida-desantis.html







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Conversations in Atlantic Theory • Sarah J. Zimmerman on Militarizing Marriage: West African Soldiers' Conjugal Traditions in Modern French Empire
'This discussion is with Dr. Sarah J. Zimmerman , an Associate Professor of history at Western Washington University and is the Vice President of the French Colonial Historical Society. Her research focuses on women and gender in West Africa, French Empire, and the Atlantic World. Her current research attends to the gendered production of history and memory on GorĂ©e Island–a UNESCO World Heritage
A Soul Enigma Comes to America: Revisiting Lewis Taylor (2006)
by Mark Anthony Neal | Popmatters | [8 February 2006] "My favorite CD right now is Lewis Taylor ... My stylist had a mix-tape with his song 'Bittersweet' and I had to know who was singing." — Aaliyah, 2001 For much of the last decade (1995 - 2005), arguably the most brilliant R&B artist of this generation has toiled in relative obscurity in Britain. It's not that Lewis Taylor is unknown -- Elton
A new chapter for charter schools in California as enrollment drops for first time in 3 decades http://edsource.org/?page_id=670868 via @edsource




Arizona Senate: Parents may sue teachers for 'usurping' their rights https://tucson.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/arizona-senate-parents-may-sue-teachers-for-usurping-their-rights/article_585d62b4-bf49-11ec-9816-176a700841ab.html?




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