THE TOP BANANA: TODAY’S EDUCATION HEADLINES Thursday, March 10, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT


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Hope Grows as Argument Ends in PA School Funding Lawsuit  | gadflyonthewallblog - https://wp.me/p4QD1W-3K2 via @StevenSinger3

New Hampshire: Pro-Public Education Candidates Sweep School Board Elections! | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vEM via @dianeravitch

In this time of war, where are the calls for peace? - https://fredklonsky.substack.com/p/in-this-time-of-war-where-are-the?s=r

NASHVILLE’S LAST SCHOOL BOARD RACE – Dad Gone Wild - https://wp.me/p4d08y-37K via @norinrad10

International Women's Day. The point is… - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/international-womens-day-the-point?s=r

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Masking in Seattle Schools to End on Monday, March 14th - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2022/03/masking-in-seattle-schools-to-end-on.html

MAGA Re-Districting Incites School Litigation | tultican - https://wp.me/p2txw0-1a9

NYC has been excluded from more than $2.5 billion in state aid to make up for the cost of charter schools! | Class Size Matters | A clearinghouse for information on class size & the proven benefits of smaller classes - https://classsizematters.org/?p=10357

CURMUDGUCATION: WA: Summit Charters Caught Using Uncertified Teachers - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/03/wa-summit-charters-caught-using.html

David Labaree on Schooling, History, and Writing: Releasing Poor Kids from Preschool Prison | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11315 on @NEPCtweet

Teacher Tom: Silence - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/03/silence.html

No More Hot Air About Swedish Schools! | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vCw via @dianeravitch

Because Congress Failed to Pass Build Back Better, Child Poverty Grew by 3.7 Million Children from December to January | janresseger - https://wp.me/p3JgEc-8Ki via @janresseger

Black Teacher Effectiveness: Don’t Reduce It To Role Modeling - Philly's 7th Ward - https://phillys7thward.org/?p=2526

Tennessee Is About to Take School Privatization to an Extreme - Progressive.org - https://progressive.org/public-schools-advocate/tennessee-is-about-take-school-privatization-extreme-spears-220309/

Eric Blanc Reports on the Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vEj via @dianeravitch

Chalkbeat: TFA Continues Decline in Numbers | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vEg via @dianeravitch

The “Science of Reading” Multiverse – academic freedom isn't free - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-aq1 via @plthomasEdD

Here’s How to Donate, Help Ukraine During Russian Attacks – NBC Chicago - https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/heres-how-to-donate-help-ukraine-during-russian-attacks/2773340/ via @nbcchicago

GAO Took A Closer Look At Virtual Charter Schools. The Results Are Not Encouraging. - https://www.forbes.com/sites/petergreene/2022/03/09/gao-took-a-closer-look-at-virtual-charter-schools-the-results-are-not-encouraging/? by @palan57 on @forbes

CPS’ selective schools to try to enroll more low-income students | WBEZ Chicago - https://www.wbez.org/stories/admissions-change-coming-to-cps-selective-schools-to-try-to-enroll-more-low-income-students/51a21eb6-ca97-4715-b052-bbcfe92f2036

Memphis students campaign against Tennessee house bills 1944, 800 - https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/education/2022/03/05/memphis-students-against-tennessee-obscene-lgbtq-book-ban/9389818002/ via @memphisnews

March 10, 1972: National Black Political Convention - https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/national-black-political-convention/

Progressive candidates prevail in school board elections despite passionate campaigns on right https://newhampshirebulletin.com/2022/03/10/progressive-candidates-prevail-in-school-board-elections-despite-passionate-campaigns-on-right/ via @nhbulletinnews

Opinion: Georgia schools are so white they alienate students of color https://www.ajc.com/education/get-schooled-blog/opinion-georgia-schools-are-so-white-they-alienate-students-of-color/OSV3WZ3PVNCEZA5RUST2U2MPQQ/ on @ajc

OP-ED | Teachers Increasingly Feel the Threat of 'Moral Injury' | CT News Junkie - https://wp.me/pcKSXK-UlC via @ctnewsjunkie

Ten Ways to Leverage Student Choice in Your Classroom - John Spencer - https://spencerauthor.com/?p=3335 via @spencerideas

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

Closing arguments in Pennsylvania school funding case set for Thursday, resolution still far off https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/3/9/22969775/school-fair-funding-trial-pennsylvania-closing-arguments-student-outcomes via @ChalkbeatPHL

Choosing Democracy: Every Day at SCUSD - http://choosingdemocracy.blogspot.com/2022/03/every-day-at-scusd.html

Florida Advised Against Covid Vaccines for Kids. This Pediatrician Is Appalled. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2022/03/florida-advised-against-covid-vaccines-for-kids-this-pediatrician-is-appalled/

Scrambling to find school bus drivers | EdSource - https://edsource.org/?p=668567 on @edsource

The Grown-Ups Are Losing It https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2022/04/pandemic-politics-public-schools/622824/?utm_source=feed

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

A Mayor Named Tiffany: Young, Determined and Black
by Mark Anthony Neal / 13h
'Elected in February 2021 with 82% of the vote, the 8-year former village trustee Tiffany Henyard became the Village of Dolton’s first and youngest woman mayor in the village's 130-year history at age 37. She joins Alfred Edmond, Jr. on Beyond The Hype to share how she is bringing fresh solutions on issues ranging from public safety and prison reform, to restoring communities by boosting homeowne
Dionne Warwick on Lena Horne and Her Musical Influences
by Mark Anthony Neal / 13h
'On February 8, 1996, Dionne Warwick discussed her musical influences and the impact that Lena Horne and others had on her career, in this clip from our digital archives. Interview conducted for American Masters—Lena Horne: In Her Own Words (1996), directed by Susan Lacy .'
What's Next in Marlon James's 'African Game of Thrones'?
by Mark Anthony Neal / 16h
'The Dark Star Trilogy is Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James 's epic fantasy series set in a fictionalised ancient Africa. Dubbed the “African Game of Thrones”, James's stories are filled with powerful witches, shape-shifting animals, and battles between warring kingdoms influenced by folklore and mythology from the continent. In the just-released second novel of the series - Moon Witch, Sp
Left of Black S12 · E14 | Black Utopias and the Mystical with Jayna Brown
by Mark Anthony Neal / 17h
Can the utopian model that is a common theme in science and speculative fiction also be a new way for Black people to rethink how to exist in a world where their humanity is always called into question? What do such historic figures like Sojourner Truth reveal to us through their own mystical practices? Dr. Jayna J. Brown , Professor of Humanities & Media Studies at the Pratt Institute, dissects
Duets: Black Creatives in Conversation with Asali Solomon and Mia Carter
by Mark Anthony Neal / 18h
'In this virtual conversation, Dr. Asali Solomon (award-winning author and Haverford College Professor) discusses her new novel The Days of Afrekete , writing process, and source for her inspiration with Dr. Mia Carter (Associate Dean for University of Texas College of Liberal Arts and English Professor).' -- John L.Warfield Center for African American Studie

Epic approves school-district consolidation that could save millions https://nondoc.com/2022/03/10/epic-approves-school-district-consolidation-that-could-save-millions/ via @nondocmedia

DeSantis agrees to meet with Disney CEO amid 'Don't Say Gay’ fallout https://www.politico.com/news/2022/03/09/desantis-disney-bob-chapek-dont-say-gay-00015838

Finger-pointing ensues after Congress fails to extend universal school meals https://www.politico.com/news/2022/03/09/free-school-meals-end-mcconnell-opposition-00015695

Massive Turnout On Day One Of Minneapolis Teachers’ Strike https://popularresistance.org/massive-turnout-on-day-one-of-minneapolis-teachers-strike/

The Unity Of Theory And Practice https://popularresistance.org/the-unity-of-theory-and-practice/

Texas students push back on book bans https://www.salon.com/2022/03/09/texas-students-push-back-on-book-bans-_partner/

Idaho Republicans push bill that would fine and jail librarians for certain books https://www.salon.com/2022/03/09/idaho-push-bill-that-would-fine-and-jail-librarians-for-certain-books/

Eric Adams Argues For Maintaining Control of NYC Schools Through 2026 https://www.theroot.com/eric-adams-argues-for-maintaining-control-of-nyc-school-1848630306

15 candidates for NOLA Public Schools superintendent to go before OPSB: Read their resumes https://thelensnola.org/2022/03/09/15-candidates-for-nola-public-schools-superintendent-to-go-before-opsb-read-their-resumes/

Examples from the Field: How the American Rescue Plan is Helping Schools, Students & Educators Grow Post-Pandemic - ED.gov Blog - https://blog.ed.gov/?p=31157

College In New Mexico Is Now Tuition-Free, Even For Part-Time Students https://www.huffpost.com/entry/new-mexico-college-scholarship-tuition-free_n_6228db4ee4b004e4e3899786

Frederick County Sheriff investigating threats targeting Black students at middle school https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/03/09/frederick-middle-school-threats/

Can UC Berkeley plan to house homeless people inspire other campuses to tackle the crisis? https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-03-09/uc-berkeley-to-offer-housing-to-homeless-in-peoples-park

Superintendent visits Crenshaw High after student melee; police seize gun at another campus https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-03-09/police-break-up-crenshaw-fight-seize-gun-at-other-campus

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

Ed Tech Digest
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
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 Look Back: I Created My Own News Aggregator With AllTop – You Can Use Mine Or Create Your Own
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
(I’ve been sharing past posts for new readers to see. This one originally appeared in early 2021.) AllTop has been around awhile. It’s a “news aggregator” – it identifies a number of topics and then creates pages on them with updated stories from different sites specializing in those topics. The stories are updated by RSS feeds which, prior to the advent of social media ten years ago, which was t
Four Videos About Florida’s Ridiculous “Don’t Say Gay” Bill
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay The awful “Don’t Say Gay” bill has passed the Florida Legislature and been sent to the Governor. Here are some videos about it (you might also want to check out THE BEST WAYS TO SUPPORT LGBTQ STUDENTS ):
Depressing Statistic Of The Day: BIG Disappointment In Title 1 Funding
by Larry Ferlazzo / 16h
President Biden had said he wanted to triple funding for Title 1 schools. Today, he settled for a six percent increase. It was great he got so much money to schools during the pandemic. But that was all temporary. We’ll probably be better off in California because of Prop 98, which requires that a certain percentage of the state budget has to be spent on K-12 schools, and because of the Local Con
Google’s New “Aloud” Tool Could Be A Huge Asset To Teachers Who Want To Make Their Content Accessible To ELLs
by Larry Ferlazzo / 16h
Today, Google unveiled a new tool called Aloud . If you create a video in one language, you just upload the text narration and Aloud will “dub” your video in one of several languages (and they plan on adding more). So, according to Google, it would be simple for a teacher who creates their own videos in English to make others dubbed in the home language of ELL students. Just as many content teach
Study Finds That Remote Teaching Wasn’t Necessarily Prime Challenge Affecting Student Learning – Everything Else Probably Was
by Larry Ferlazzo / 1d
Distance learning has justifiably received a ton of criticism over the past two years, from me, included. In-person teaching and learning is clearly better for students, families and teachers. But, most of us teachers tried really, really hard to do a good job at remote learning, as did most students. A new study shows that it paid off – most students learning remotely advanced academically as mu

The difficulty recruiting teachers becomes an issue in the governor's race in Texas https://www.npr.org/2022/03/10/1085670140/the-difficulty-recruiting-teachers-becomes-an-issue-in-the-governors-race-in-tex

A Ukrainian School in New York Takes on a Big Mission https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/09/us/ukraine-school-new-york-language.html

San Diego Universities to Host American Soldiers Who Opposed the Vietnam War https://obrag.org/2022/03/san-diego-universities-to-host-american-soldiers-who-opposed-the-vietnam-war/

Layoff notices are back in some California school districts in a year of plenty. How come? https://www.recordnet.com/story/news/2022/03/09/layoff-notices-are-back-in-some-california-school-districts-west-contra-costa-sacramento-vallejo/9442657002/ via @recordnet

Communication to SCUSD Staff About SCTA Efforts to Vote for a Strike https://www.scusd.edu/press-release/communication-scusd-staff-about-scta-efforts-vote-strike

Big Education Ape: VETERAN SACRAMENTO CITY USD TEACHER CALLS FOUL ON THE LATEST ATTACK ON PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS IN SACRAMENTO AND CALIFORNIA - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/veteran-sacramento-city-usd-teacher.html

No, Time magazine didn’t publish a Putin-Hitler cover, and other news literacy lessons https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2022/03/10/fake-time-cover-on-putin-hitler/

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Florida's "Don't Say Gay" Bill - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSlYLrTcnXQ on @youtube

School voucher bill clears Georgia Senate panel despite critic's public school concerns https://georgiarecorder.com/2022/03/08/school-voucher-bill-clears-georgia-senate-panel-despite-critics-public-school-concerns/ via @GeorgiaRecorder

Florida’s ‘don’t say gay’ law will hurt all children, LGBTQ and straight - The Washington Post - https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2022/03/09/floridas-dont-say-gay-law-will-hurt-all-children-lgbtq-straight/#new_tab

Grand Rapids Public Schools lowers graduation requirements to help seniors impacted by pandemic - mlive.com - https://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/2022/03/grand-rapids-public-schools-lowers-graduation-requirements-to-help-seniors-impacted-by-pandemic.html#new_tab on @mlive

A House panel narrowly killed a bill that could have revived Tennessee school vouchers. https://tn.chalkbeat.org/2022/3/9/22969377/tennessee-school-voucher-legislation-courts-education-savings-account-law via @ChalkbeatTN

Mpls. teachers push support-staff raises; district questions how much it can afford - StarTribune.com - https://www.startribune.com/minneapolis-teachers-union-pushes-support-staff-raises-district-questions-how-much-it-can-afford/600154521/#1 on @StarTribune

Teacher suspended for not using student's preferred pronouns sues school https://www.newsweek.com/teacher-suspended-not-using-students-preferred-pronouns-sues-school-1686518

LAUSD Enrollment Could Soon Dip Below 400K, New Forecast Says. At Its Height More Than 730K Students Attended https://laist.com/news/education/lausd-enrollment-could-soon-dip-below-400000

Gary Road Elementary School Assistant Principal fired after reading children’s book - https://www.wlbt.com/2022/03/09/gary-road-elementary-school-assistant-principal-fired-after-reading-childrens-book/#new_tab via @WLBT

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, March 9, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_9.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, March 8, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_8.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, March 7, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_7.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Sunday, March 6, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_6.html

Big Education Ape: CATCH UP WITH CURMUDGUCATION + ICYMI: Spongebob Edition (3/6) - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/catch-up-with-curmudgucation-icymi.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, March 5, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_5.html

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, March 5, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/top-posts-this-week-saturday-march-5.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, March 4, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_4.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Friday, February 25, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_25.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/2022/02/keep-up-catch-up-with-diane-ravitchs_26.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/2022/03/this-week-in-education-larry-ferlazzos.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-week-education-research-report.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK WITH NEWBLACKMAN (IN EXILE) #BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-week-with-newblackman-in-exile-blm.html

Big Education Ape: SSPI TONY THURMOND: STUFF THIS WEEK FROM THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/sspi-tony-thurmond-stuff-this-week-from.html

Big Education Ape: TEACHER TOM THIS WEEK IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/teacher-tom-this-week-in-early.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-weeks-wildness-dad-gone-wild.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/2022/03/network-for-public-education-blog-post.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK'S TENNESSEE EDUCATION REPORT - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-weeks-tennessee-education-report.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK NEWS FROM DR. MIGUEL CARDONA AND THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-week-news-from-dr-miguel-cardona.html

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, February 26, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-top-banana-todays-education_26.html

Big Education Ape: TOP POSTS THIS WEEK Saturday, February 26, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHtheTRUTH #CRT - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/02/top-posts-this-week-saturday-february_26.html

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