THE TOP BANANA: TODAY’S EDUCATION HEADLINES Wednesday, March 23, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️


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Craig Harris: Charter Schools and Federal PPP Money: Part 2 | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vK5 via @dianeravitch

CURMUDGUCATION: Public Education's PR Problem - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/03/public-educations-pr-problem.html

Madigan killed the pension issue. - https://fredklonsky.substack.com/p/madigan-killed-the-pension-issue?s=r

This and That - https://saveseattleschools.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-and-that.html

Fallout from war on Ukraine - by Michael Klonsky - https://michaelklonsky.substack.com/p/fallout-from-war-on-ukraine?s=r

Petaluma Charter School Lessons | tultican - https://wp.me/p2txw0-1ap

The Fragility of Remote Instruction. | deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog - https://wp.me/p36Q2R-6IJ

Campaign Strategy: hide Mulgrew | JD2718 - https://wp.me/pOjh-2s7 by @Jd2718x

CURMUDGUCATION: PA: New Charter Regs Are A Start - https://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2022/03/pa-new-charter-regs-are-start.html

Scholars of Genocide and the Holocaust: Don’t Believe Lies and Propaganda | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vJ3 via @dianeravitch

Teacher Tom: "We Can't Make Children Learn, But We Can Let Them Learn" - http://teachertomsblog.blogspot.com/2022/03/we-cant-make-children-learn-but-we-can.html

U.S. Department of Education Announces Steps to Hold Institutions Accountable for Taxpayer Losses | U.S. Department of Education - https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-announces-steps-hold-institutions-accountable-taxpayer-losses-0

The Truth about TISA – Tennessee Education Report - http://tnedreport.com/?p=5564 via @TNEdReport

The Politics of Reading Proficiency (and Charter Schools) – academic freedom isn't free - https://wp.me/p2GmBR-aqK via @plthomasEdD

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s hearing takes a grotesque turn - Vox - https://www.vox.com/2022/3/22/22991834/supreme-court-ketanji-brown-jackson-republican-josh-hawley-ted-cruz-child-pornography on voxdotcom

Our Strike Begins Tomorrow – Wednesday | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... - https://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/?p=125651 on @Larryferlazzo

Janresseger: School Staffing Challenges During COVID-19 Reflect a Serious and Widespread School Funding Shortage | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/11329 on @NEPCtweet

Nutrition - Learning Support (CA Dept of Education) - https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/

Florida: The Ignominious Failure of State Commissioner Richard Corcoran | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vFz via @dianeravitch

Leonie Haimson: Eric Adams’ New School Board and a Questionable Contract | Diane Ravitch's blog - https://wp.me/p2odLa-vK8 via @dianeravitch

Schott Invests Game-changing Gift to Launch EndowNow Campaign | Schott Foundation for Public Education - http://schottfoundation.org/node/4450

Ed Notes Online: DA Today: Hiding Mulgrew in Plain Sight - Scripting, Rehearsals. Shutting down critics: Internal polling on Mulgrew not good - https://ednotesonline.blogspot.com/2022/03/da-today-hiding-mulgrew-in-plain-sight.html

Sacramento school administrators say they’ve ‘lost confidence’ in district as strike nears - https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article259522669.html

COVID’s toll lingers as schools push through a year of struggle https://www.chalkbeat.org/2022/3/19/22983067/covid-schools-toll-remote-teachers-students-absences-learning-loss-graduation-rates via @Chalkbeat
How Big Tech sees big profits in social-emotional learning at school - NationofChange - https://wp.me/p7L9XT-3gs1 via @NationofChange

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

glen brown: Looking at a Human Face Triggers Activity in Our Brains Unlike Any Other Object by Peter Dockrill - https://teacherpoetmusicianglenbrown.blogspot.com/2022/03/looking-at-human-face-triggers-activity.html

Philadelphia restarts a comprehensive study of its facility needs - Chalkbeat Philadelphia - https://philadelphia.chalkbeat.org/2022/3/22/22991876/philadelphia-restarts-facilities-planning-process-public-engagement-enrollment-forecast on chalkbeat

Teachers experiencing burnout https://www.fox5ny.com/video/1048325

The College-Admissions Process Is Completely Broken https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/03/change-college-acceptance-application-process/627581/?utm_source=feed

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

Black Was the Ink: Using Fiction to Investigate Reconstruction and Its Legacies
by Mark Anthony Neal / 11h
'Join NMAAHC for an invigorating virtual discussion with author Michelle Coles on her debut release, Black Was the Ink , a story about a present-day teen who learns a very important lesson about the era of Reconstruction and applies it to his contemporary life. During this conversation, Ms. Coles will dialogue with educator Sarah Elwell on representation in student-age literature and why the hist
Alice Green, author of We Who Believe in Freedom: Activism and the Struggle for Social Justice
by Mark Anthony Neal / 11h
'A conversation with Alice Green , founder and executive director of Albany’s Center for Law and Justice, and NYS Writers Institute Director Paul Grondahl . Dr. Green, who holds multiple degrees from UAlbany, including a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, reads from her memoir We Who Believe in Freedom: Activism and the Struggle for Social Justice (2021) and discusses her life experiences and policy view
Left Bank Books Chats with Candacy Taylor
by Mark Anthony Neal / 11h
'A young reader's edition of Candacy Taylor ’s acclaimed book about the history of the Green Book , the guide for Black travelers Overground Railroad chronicles the history of the Green Book, which was published from 1936 to 1966 and was the “Black travel guide to America.” For years, it was dangerous for African Americans to travel in the United States. Because of segregation, Black travelers co
Between the Black Radical Tradition and the Digital
by Mark Anthony Neal / 12h
'What would it mean to take the Black internet seriously? How do we call in Black studies scholars to imagining technologies of black freedoms in addition to grappling with the racial regimes wrought by artificial intelligence and machine learning models? The dominant approach to mis/disinformation is policing, reporting and suspending individual users but what if we oriented towards abolition an
Poet Warsan Shire Hopes You Can Make the Voices in Your Head Your Friends
by Mark Anthony Neal / 12h
'Somali British poet Warsan Shire has had many projects, including running a popular Tumblr page and collaborating with Beyoncé. Now, she is out with a new collection of poems called Bless The Daughter Raised By A Voice In Her Head . That title is an ode to how she was raised, having to take on a lot of responsibility from a young age. But Shire told NPR's Sarah McCammon that it's also an ode to
The Head Trauma Crisis Among Domestic Violence Survivors
by Mark Anthony Neal / 12h
'According to some estimates, 1.6 million survivors of domestic abuse will experience brain injuries annually. The Takeaway spoke with Rachel Ramirez, the Founder and Director of The Center on Partner-Inflicted Brain Injury, a project of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, and Eve Valera, associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a leading researcher on traumatic brain injur
Reckoning and Resilience - Artist Clarence Heyward and American History Teacher Tatiana McInnis
by Mark Anthony Neal / 12h
'This episode of the Nasher Museum Podcast features artist Clarence Heyward , who was born in Brooklyn and lives in Durham, N.C., and whose paintings are part of Reckoning and Resilience: North Carolina Art Now. He is in conversation with Tatiana McInni s, who teaches American Studies and Humanities at the North Carolina School of Science and Mat

EPS District 2 runoff: Williams, Hobgood disagree on race, gender education https://nondoc.com/2022/03/23/eps-district-2-runoff-williams-hobgood/ via @nondocmedia

District Makes ‘Last, Best And Final Offer’ To Striking Support Staff https://popularresistance.org/district-makes-last-best-and-final-offer-to-striking-minneapolis-teacher-support-staff/

How A Cincinnati Preschool Became Worker-Owned https://popularresistance.org/how-a-cincinnati-preschool-became-worker-owned/

Labor Power Players: Randi Weingarten, President of AFT - https://politicsny.com/2022/03/22/labor-power-players-randi-weingarten-president-of-aft/ via @KingsCountyPols

'Women: Work and A Better Future' Thursday at 10 a.m. PT | The Stand - https://www.thestand.org/?p=107046 via @TheStandWA

With $1.3 Billion of Covid Relief Funds, Detroit Public Schools Try to Catch up. https://www.theroot.com/detroit-public-schools-using-1-3-billion-of-fed-covid-1848686977

School Board selects three finalists for superintendent https://thelensnola.org/2022/03/22/school-board-meets-to-select-finalists-for-superintendent/

The promise — and problem — of restorative justice https://www.vox.com/22979070/restorative-justice-forgiveness-limits-promise

All LAUSD first-graders now have a college savings account. Will families use them? https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-03-23/all-lausd-first-graders-now-have-a-college-savings-account-will-families-use-them

Masks can now come off inside L.A. Unified classrooms https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-03-23/school-mask-mandate-lifted-in-lausd

Mother outraged by video of teacher leading preschoolers in anti-Biden chant https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-03-22/riverside-county-mother-outraged-after-video-comes-out-of-teacher-leading-preschoolers-in-anti-biden-chant

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

The Best Strategies For Using Picture Dictionaries With ELLs
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
rapplw / Pixabay All ELL teachers use Picture Dictionaries, and I’ve been thinking lately about different strategies about how to use them in the classroom. I recently put out a request on social media for ideas. Here are some of them (please share more): This is a simple sequence I’ve sometimes been having peer tutors use with my students: Teach ten words and how to say them – point to image, sa
“Practical Ways Schools Can Support Student Learning Now”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
Practical Ways Schools Can Support Student Learning Now is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Instead of engaging in unrealistic solutions, schools should focus on those that will make students’ lives better immediately. Here are some excerpts:
A Look Back: 17 Tools For Creating Online Polls & Surveys
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
I’m continuing my “A Look Back” series by looking at past “Best” lists and updating them. OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay I originally posted The Best Sites For Creating Online Polls & Surveys in 2008, and have been revising and updating it since that time. Obviously, Google Forms has to be a top choice, but the list also includes tools like The Answer Garden , MetaSurvey , Get Acquainted and thirt
Our Strike Begins Tomorrow – Wednesday
by Larry Ferlazzo / 12h
I’ll be walking the picket line tomorrow with my @SacTeachers colleagues. Teachers, classified, and now administrators have given our Supt a no-confidence vote. One would think the School Board would get the message that there is a serious problem with our district leadership https://t.co/Tg9WaBxK7k — Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) March 23, 2022 Read more here (no deal was reached): Sacramento

In a reversal, the Taliban bars Afghan girls from attending school beyond 6th grade https://www.npr.org/2022/03/23/1088202759/taliban-afghanistan-girls-school

Disney Employees Walk Out Amid Furor Over Florida Anti-LGBTQ Bill https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/22/business/media/disney-florida-employee-protests.html

SCUSD teachers go on strike after no deal reached - https://www.kcra.com/article/sacramento-city-unified-teachers-unions-strike-no-deal/39508292 on @kcranews

Sacramento City Unified Closing Wednesday To All Students As Teacher Strike Begins https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/video/6215939-sacramento-city-unified-closing-wednesday-to-all-students-as-teacher-strike-begins/#.YjtUsy_N820.twitter

Sacramento City Unified teachers go on strike after no deal reached https://www.kcra.com/article/sacramento-city-unified-teachers-unions-strike-no-deal/39508292

Sacramento families scramble to find where to leave their kids ahead of teachers strike https://www.kcra.com/article/sacramento-families-where-to-leave-their-kids-teachers-strike/39509182

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Signs Anti-Critical Race Theory into law, citing "discomfort" https://www.theroot.com/south-dakota-governor-signs-law-that-bans-universities-1848691295

Judge Rules Michigan School Shooter’s Name Can't Be Used In Parents' Trial https://www.huffpost.com/entry/ethan-crumbley-name-not-mentioned-in-parents-trial_n_623a5cdfe4b019fd81344209

GOP Outraged By Ketanji Brown Jackson's Link To School Teaching Anti-Racism https://www.huffpost.com/entry/ketanji-brown-jackson-georgetown-day_n_623a04c6e4b0c727d484145b

OPINION: We can longer afford to neglect child care providers and our littlest learners https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-we-can-longer-afford-to-neglect-child-care-providers-and-our-littlest-learners/

North Texas superintendent orders books removed from schools, targeting titles about transgender people https://www.texastribune.org/2022/03/23/north-texas-superintendent-targets-books-about-transgender-people/

In defense of pre-K https://www.vox.com/22992259/pre-k-tennessee-study

Diane Ravitch's blog | A site to discuss better education for all - https://wp.me/2odLa via @dianeravitch

My View: There Are Not “Two Sides” on Ukraine
by dianeravitch / 2h
As regular readers know, I have received and posted several comments complaining that I don’t write posts showing “both sides” or “different sides” on Ukraine. They disapprove of my support for Ukraine and my criticism of Putin. In some cases, the commenters have included links to articles or videos claiming that Putin had no choice but to invade Ukraine because…he felt encircled by NATO, or he n
The Intercept: Russia Is Lying About Bio-Labs in Ukraine, Say Russian Scientists
by dianeravitch / 2h
Robert Mackey of The Intercept writes that Russian scientists h ave debunked Russia’s claim that Ukraine has labs to produce biological weapons. He writes: AT CONSIDERABLE RISK to their own safety, 10 Russian biologists, including researchers who remain in Russia, have publicly accused the Russian government of lying about having proof that biological weapons were being developed in Ukrainian lab
Scholars of Genocide and the Holocaust: Don’t Believe Lies and Propaganda
by dianeravitch / 3h
IZABELLA TABAROVSKY AND EUGENE FINKEL Statement on Ukraine by scholars of genocide, Nazism and WWII At this fateful moment we stand united with free, independent and democratic Ukraine and strongly reject the Russian government’s misuse of history to justify its own violence. (February 28, 2022 / Jewish Journal) As we write this, the horror of war is unfolding in Ukraine. The last time Kyiv was u
Florida: The Ignominious Failure of State Commissioner Richard Corcoran
by dianeravitch / 4h
Billy Townsend reviews the tenure of Richard Corcoran as Florida’s State Commissioner of Education. His main qualification for the job, aside from his time as chair of the education committee in the state senate, is that he loathes public schools. He once said that he wanted to see every Florida student in a charter or voucher school. Billy Townsend details his multiple failures. Be sure to open
Craig Harris: Charter Schools and Federal PPP Money: Part 2
by dianeravitch / 21h
Craig Harris of USA Today wrote a blockbuster three-part series about the charter schools that grabbed at least $1 billion in federal funds from the COVID Payroll Protection Program, passed in 2020 to help struggling small businesses stay alive and retain their employees. Today the second part was posted. Because charter schools are “technically small businesses,” about 1,000 of them applied for

Lawmakers ignore bill to save tax dollars being wasted on ghost students | WBFF - https://foxbaltimore.com/news/project-baltimore/lawmakers-ignore-bill-to-save-tax-dollars-being-wasted-on-ghost-students#new_tab on http://twitter.com/foxbaltimore

At $30 million a month, is NYC’s in-school COVID testing program still worth it? https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2022/3/22/22991227/nyc-public-schools-covid-testing-cost via @ChalkbeatNY

Teaching about racism: Ohio bill may affect police training, libraries - https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/2022/03/22/controversial-ohio-education-bills-impact-would-go-beyond-classroom/7035294001/#new_tab via @DispatchAlerts

Utah governor vetoes transgender girls sports ban. Lawmakers are ready to override https://www.deseret.com/utah/2022/3/22/22991174/indiana-governor-vetoes-transgender-girls-sports-ban-utah-veto-override-culture-war-republican

GOP lawmakers reject attempts to change education freedom accounts, 'divisive concepts' law https://newhampshirebulletin.com/2022/03/23/gop-lawmakers-reject-attempts-to-change-education-freedom-accounts-divisive-concepts-law/ via @nhbulletinnews

What Families Should Know About K-12 Online Schools | K-12 Schools | US News - https://www.usnews.com/education/k12/articles/what-families-should-know-about-k-12-online-schools#new_tab on @USNews

Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Tuesday, March 22, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_22.html

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Big Education Ape: THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Saturday, March 19, 2022 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #StandWithUkraine️ - https://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-top-banana-todays-education_19.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/2022/03/this-week-in-education-larry-ferlazzos_19.html

Big Education Ape: THIS WEEK Education Research Report - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/this-week-education-research-report_19.html

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Big Education Ape: TEACHER TOM THIS WEEK IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2022/03/teacher-tom-this-week-in-early_19.html

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