THE TOP BANANA: TODAY’S EDUCATION HEADLINES Thursday, January 26, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT


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SPI Announces “A Trusted Space” Initiative - Year 2022 (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr22/yr22rel07.asp

Illinois and New York. Retiree healthcare under assault. Teacher union leaders complicit. - https://fredklonsky.substack.com/p/illinois-and-new-york-retiree-healthcare

State budget testimony on class size and the broken Contracts for Excellence program | Class Size Matters | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes - https://classsizematters.org/?p=10311

Forget About Quality Instruction When You Take Away Teachers’ Planning Time | gadflyonthewallblog - https://wp.me/p4QD1W-3I5 via @StevenSinger3

Choosing Democracy: Teachers and students dealing with emotions - http://choosingdemocracy.blogspot.com/2022/01/teachers-and-students-dealing-with.html

If Beloved is criminal pornography, come put me in jail, Grady Judd. Please, please, please. - https://billytownsend.substack.com/p/if-beloved-is-criminal-pornography

CURMUDGUCATION: Ron Johnson Says It Out Loud: Other People's Children Aren't My Problem - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/01/ron-johnson-says-it-out-loud-other.html

Peter Greene: How to Report Your Teacher to Governor Youngkin’s Stasi | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vpl via @dianeravitch

Why we need more Black teachers | EdSource - https://edsource.org/?p=666452 on @edsource

Five Democratic Senators Insist that the Child Tax Credit Expansion Must NOT Be Dropped from Build Back Better | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8BO via @janresseger

Secretary Cardona Lays Out Vision for Education in America | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/secretary-cardona-lays-out-vision-education-america

Teacher Tom: Bickering Is An Essential Part Of Play - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/01/bickering-is-essential-part-of-play.html

Youngkin Sends His Children to Elite Private Schools That Teach Critical Race Theory | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vpg via @dianeravitch

Today Is Holocaust Remembrance Day | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vpw via @dianeravitch

Teachers union partners with tool to filter out "misinformation" for students - https://reclaimthenet.org/?p=79155

Trolls Flood Youngkin’s Teacher Reporting Tip Line, As They Should -
https://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/where-things-stand-trolls-flood-youngkins-teacher-reporting-tip-line-as-they-should via @TPM

The cats are running the show - https://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2022/01/27/the-cats-are-running-the-show/

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter Marketing: $35 Million Of Your Tax Dollars At Work - https://www.forbes.com/sites/petergreene/2022/01/25/pennsylvania-cyber-charter-marketing-your-tax-dollars-at-work/?sh=3ff7192345d8 by @palan57 on @forbes

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

Lots of disinfo and propaganda swirling on Ukraine - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/lots-of-disinfo-and-propaganda-swirling

The Child Care Industry is a Failed Business Model: How the Pandemic Made it Worse for Families | NewBlackMan (in Exile) https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2022/01/the-child-care-industry-is-failed.html via @NewBlackMan

Trial: Wilkes-Barre leader says constant cuts are heartbreaking
https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/1/26/22903665/pennsylvania-school-funding-trial-wilkes-barre via @ChalkbeatPHL

Exploring Local Experiences of the Campaign to Ban “Critical Race Theory Education Research Report - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/
Education Research Report: Survey says youth need more education on adequate protection and enhanced safety when engaging in oral sex -

First, You Decide That Kids Belong in School https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/01/west-texas-kids-covid-schools/621373/?utm_source=feed

Mexican American Access to Education Threatened https://www.laprogressive.com/mexican-american-access-to-education-threatened/

Students Demand Better

Justice Delayed: The Unmet Promise of Equality | Schott Foundation for Public Education - http://schottfoundation.org/node/4438

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

The Child Care Industry is a Failed Business Model: How the Pandemic Made it Worse for Families | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2022/01/the-child-care-industry-is-failed.html via @NewBlackMan

50 Years Ago, 'Zoom' Spoke to Children About Their Real Lives | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2022/01/50-years-ago-zoom-spoke-to-children.html via @NewBlackMan

How Gun Violence Looks in Hospitals | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2022/01/how-gun-violence-looks-in-hospitals.html via @NewBlackMan

Indigenous Children are Overrepresented in Minnesota's Foster Care System | NewBlackMan (in Exile) - https://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2022/01/indigenous-children-are-overrepresented.html via @NewBlackMan

Jim Acosta Claims Virginia Has Become a 'Soviet-Style Police State' Under GOP Governor https://ijr.com/acosta-claims-virginia-become-soviet-style-police-state-gop-governor/

Tennessee school board removes 'Maus,' iconic Holocaust novel, from its curriculum - Jewish Telegraphic Agency - https://www.jta.org/?p=1766237

'I Was Enraged, Hurt': Student Hurls Racist Insults at Black Player During Laguna Hills High School Game

Lawmaker Says A Book didn't Make him Gay during Debate about LGBTQ Topics in School https://www.theroot.com/lawmaker-says-a-book-didnt-make-him-gay-during-debate-a-1848427141

On the Subject of CRT, White “Discomfort” and Black “Discomfort” are not Always the Same

America Is Desperate for Substitute Teachers

Texas GOP candidate falsely claims school cafeterias are lowering tables to accommodate student 'furries'

ABC's Abbott Elementary Makes History as First Comedy Debut to Quadruple Ratings

More than half of Virginia school districts are defying Youngkin’s mask-optional order

In-home child care could be solution for rural working parents https://hechingerreport.org/in-home-child-care-could-be-solution-for-rural-working-parents/

Podcast: The Omicron kids https://www.latimes.com/podcasts/story/2022-01-27/the-times-podcast-schools-omicron

CSU strongly indicates it will permanently scrap SAT, ACT admission requirement https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-01-27/cal-state-university-moves-to-drop-sat-admission-requirement

Column: Racism in O.C. schools is nothing new — but it's surprisingly diverse

Column: California is headed for another bruising vaccine fight. Newsom should embrace a school mandate https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-01-27/skelton-student-vaccine-mandate-legisation

Vaccine mandate, part of a growing legal strategy https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-01-26/los-angeles-charter-school-sued-over-student-covid-19-vaccine-mandate

My Favorite Posts That Appeared In January
by Larry Ferlazzo / 9h
I regularly highlight my picks for the most useful posts for each month — not including “The Best…” lists. I also use some of them in a more extensive monthly newsletter I send-out. You can see older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here ). You can also see my all-time favorites here . I’ve also been doing “A Look Back” series reviewing old favorite
“Advice From Middle School Students—& Teachers—to Educators”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
Advice From Middle School Students—& Teachers—to Educators is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Here are some things middle school teachers can do to help their students: Let them talk, bring on laughter, and celebrate their successes. Here are some excerpts:
Thursday’s New Tweets, Articles & Videos On School Reopenings
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Ordinarily, I’d add these new articles and videos to The Best Posts Predicting (& Showing) What Schools Look Like During The Pandemic . However, that list is just getting too massive. So, in the future, if you want to find these in one place, click here: The Fight for Substitute Teachers is from The NY Times. Written by three people who work all day in places where I woul
A Look Back: “KQED Interviews Me About Saul Alinsky & His Connection To Teaching”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
I thought that new – and veteran – readers might find it interesting if I began sharing my best posts from over the years. You can see the entire collection here . This post originally appeared in 2016: Two days after Ben Carson suggested that Saul Alinsky was, and Hillary Clinton is, a devil worshiper , the KQED Mindshift blog published an interview with me about how I apply his work in the clas
Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here. You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES ON INSTRUCTION IN 2021 – PART ONE . Here are this week’s picks: I’m adding the PBS NewsHour Classroom to The Best Places To Find Free (And Good) Lesson Plans On The Internet . The Good Project has a nu
The Best Teaching & Learning Resources About The Russia/Ukraine Conflict
by Larry Ferlazzo / 15h
Clker-Free-Vector-Images / Pixabay We can only hope that Russia doesn’t invade Ukraine in the coming weeks and months. Here are resources useful for classroom resources on what’s going on: Lesson of the Day: ‘Can the West Stop Russia From Invading Ukraine?’ is from The NY Times Learning Network. The Russia-Ukraine war crisis, explained by an expert is from MSNBC. Four maps that explain the Russia

The expanded child tax credit briefly slashed child poverty. Here's what else it did https://www.npr.org/2022/01/27/1075299510/the-expanded-child-tax-credit-briefly-slashed-child-poverty-heres-what-else-it-d

First meeting of NYC schools panel under Mayor Adams delayed due to lack of appointees https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/ny-postponement-of-pep-meeting-parents-frustrated-20220126-d3uzaudtazb2xkqp5hddzmn3jm-story.html#ed=rss_www.nydailynews.com/arcio/rss/category/new-york/education/

Central Michigan University to Pay Tuition After Scholarship Error https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/26/us/central-michigan-university-scholarship-mistake.html

The Fight for Substitute Teachers https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/26/us/substitute-teachers-staffing-schools.html

"Orwellian": Tennessee school board sparks outrage with vote to ban Holocaust graphic novel "Maus" https://www.salon.com/2022/01/27/orwellian-tennessee-school-board-sparks-outrage-with-vote-to-ban-holocaust-graphic-novel-maus/

Michael Hiltzik: The Sheer Absurdity of Copyright Law | Diane Ravitch's blog -
https://wp.me/p2odLa-vgQ via @dianeravitch

GAO Commends ED Disaster Recovery Work https://blog.ed.gov/2022/01/gao-commends-ed-disaster-recovery-work/

Missouri attorney general sues more school districts over masks - https://www.examiner.net/story/news/2022/01/25/missouri-attorney-general-sues-more-school-districts-over-masks/9214137002/#new_tab via @EJC_Examiner

School principals are not OK - Axios - https://www.axios.com/school-principals-stress-pandemic-study-5a5359fa-c1c2-44de-974a-9e881d76e8bd.html#new_tab on @axios

Flint, Michigan, schools are sticking with remote learning indefinitely. Families say they're struggling to keep it up - CNN - https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/25/us/michigan-flint-schools-remote-learning-covid-19/index.html#new_tab

Concerns over critical race theory in Douglas County schools prompts board to approve resolution to change equity policy -
https://dpo.st/3fY8mWn on @denverpost

Child COVID vaccine battle heats up - CalMatters https://calmatters.org/education/2022/01/california-child-vaccine-mandates/

Mostly educators of color could face termination due to vaccine mandate, Boston Teachers Union says - The Boston Globe -
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/01/26/metro/mostly-educators-color-could-face-termination-due-vaccine-mandate-boston-teachers-union-says/#new_tab on @BostonGlobe

Education Secretary Cardona pushes for more Title I funding | McClatchy Washington Bureau -
https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/article257741058.html#new_tab on @McClatchyDC

Indiana lawmakers advance bill targeting K-12 curriculum | AP News - https://apnews.com/article/business-education-indiana-indianapolis-race-and-ethnicity-a35a657de25ff73b5c62062d391becf9#new_tab on @ap

LA High Schoolers Can Earn Money Tutoring Younger Siblings | LAist -
https://laist.com/news/education/la-high-schoolers-can-earn-money-tutoring-younger-siblings#new_tab by @@mariana_dale on @LAist

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, January 26, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/the-top-banana-todays-education_26.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, January 25, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/the-top-banana-todays-education_25.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, January 24, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/the-top-banana-todays-education_24.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, January 23, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/the-top-banana-todays-education_23.html

Big Education Ape: CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: So Now It's Winter Edition (1/23) - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/catch-up-with-curmudgucation-icymi-so_23.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, January 22, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/the-top-banana-todays-education_22.html

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, January 22, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/top-posts-this-week-saturday-january-22.html



Sometimes I forget ...It's a blog not a job... you don't even have to call in sick 😁

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, January 16, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/the-top-banana-todays-education_16.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 - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/keep-up-catch-up-with-diane-ravitchs_22.html

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/2022/01/this-week-in-education-larry-ferlazzos_22.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/this-week-education-research-report_22.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK WITH NEWBLACKMAN (IN EXILE) #BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/this-week-with-newblackman-in-exile-blm_22.html

Big Education Ape: SSPI TONY THURMOND: STUFF THIS WEEK FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/sspi-tony-thurmond-stuff-this-week-from_22.html

Big Education Ape: TEACHER TOM THIS WEEK IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/teacher-tom-this-week-in-early_22.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/this-weeks-wildness-dad-gone-wild_22.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/2022/01/network-for-public-education-blog-post_22.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S TENNESSEE EDUCATION REPORT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/this-weeks-tennessee-education-report_22.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA AND THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona_22.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, January 15, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/the-top-banana-todays-education_15.html

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, January 15, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/01/top-posts-this-week-saturday-january-15.html

Meet our New Board members; Attend our 2022 Conference! - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/22724-2/ via @Network4pubEd

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