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Ian Feld: University City students were captivated, not indoctrinated, by 1619 Project | Guest columnists | stltoday.com - https://www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/ian-feld-university-city-students-were-captivated-not-indoctrinated-by-1619-project/article_134fa0d9-2d16-5f24-bc94-66d763df6422.html on @stltoday

National Framework for Children and Young Peoples Participation in Decision-making Participation Framework - HUB na nÓg - https://hubnanog.ie/?p=3687

Answer Sheet: Let’s Review How Bill and Melinda Gates Spent Billions of Dollars to Change Public Education | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/10922 on @NEPCtweet

New York City Schools Will Fully Reopen With No Remote Option This Fall https://www.scpr.org/news/2021/05/24/97932/new-york-city-schools-will-fully-reopen-with-no-re/ via @kpcc

NYC Educator: Sit While You Wait for an Early Retirement Incentive. - http://nyceducator.com/2021/05/sit-while-you-wait-for-early-retirement.html

Homeroom: I’m Dreading Parent-Teacher-Conference Day http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheAtlantic/~3/VOD7ipLAp3M/

After passage of SB 229, state board rescinds charter school funding resolution https://nondoc.com/2021/05/24/state-board-rescinds-charter-school-funding-resolution/ via @nondocmedia

Amid frustrations, OKCPS adjusting e3 Online Learning option for next year https://nondoc.com/2021/05/25/amid-frustrations-okcps-adjusting-e3-online-learning/ via @nondocmedia

San Francisco lawmakers: Our city schools exploited state reopening law https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2021/05/24/san-francisco-lawmakers-our-city-schools-exploited-state-reopening-law-9426509

Some Texas schools would be required to hang "In God We Trust" signs under measure nearing passage by lawmakers https://www.texastribune.org/2021/05/24/texas-school-signs-legislature/

COVID-19 cases in NOLA Public Schools hold steady as school year winds down https://thelensnola.org/2021/05/24/covid-19-cases-in-nola-public-schools-hold-steady-as-school-year-winds-down/

Here's how teenagers are rebelling against their anti-vax parents http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRawStory/~3/vhts7wDlAko/

Classes suspended for 1,300 in Idaho after conspiracy theory pushed by 'community leader': report http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheRawStory/~3/7suXo4QU9Vk/

A bold plan for UC: Cut share of out-of-state students by half amid huge California demand http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/clQ8iMHlXKk/bold-plan-for-uc-admissions-reduce-out-of-state-students

LAUSD to fully reopen schools in the fall plus offer an online option http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/lanowblog/~3/Qcot1s_OaP4/post-covid-lausd-fully-reopen-schools-in-the-fall

NYC Schools Chancellor Says Her Message To Parents Is Simple: Schools Are Safe https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/05/25/1000107093/nyc-schools-chancellor-says-her-message-to-parents-is-simple-schools-are-safe

COMIC: 1st-Year Teacher Hurdles Compounded During Pandemic https://www.npr.org/2021/05/25/999997556/comic-1st-year-teacher-hurdles-compounded-during-pandemic

Community College Should Be More Than Just Free https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/25/opinion/biden-free-community-college.html

2 Maine Students Win National Awards for Cursive Writing https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/24/us/writing-cursive-students.html

West Virginia Grassroots Education Network - Network For Public Education - https://networkforpubliceducation.org/west-virginia-grassroots-education-network/ via @Network4pubEd

Educators and workers must take control of the response to the global pandemic! https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/05/25/mich-m25.html

As Newark schools plan for fall, questions remain about vaccines, trust https://newark.chalkbeat.org/2021/5/24/22452064/newark-schools-fall-in-person-questions via @ChalkbeatNWK

The pandemic’s disruptions left a Baltimore teacher feeling exhausted and underappreciated but learning to adapt - Baltimore Sun - https://www.baltimoresun.com/education/bs-md-teaching-profile-20210525-mxervquppbfihoo4owm4qer4y4-story.html via @baltimoresun

What will the LAUSD school openings look like in the fall? - Los Angeles Times - https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-05-24/what-will-the-lausd-school-openings-look-like-in-the-fall#new_tab by @@cshalby on @latimes

Lawmakers can allow school districts to raise property taxes without voter approval, Colorado Supreme Court rules - https://coloradosun.com/2021/05/24/colorado-property-taxes-house-bill-1164/#new_tab via @coloradosun

Northern California high school put on lockdown after stapler confused for gun - https://www.sfgate.com/education/article/NorCal-school-lockdown-stapler-gun-Elk-Grove-16198944.php#new_tab on @SFGate

States and cities across the U.S. debate the future of online learning. - The New York Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/24/us/schools-reopening-remote-learning-covid.html#new_tab on @nytimes

Palm Beach County schools may retract vow to battle ‘white advantage’ - https://www.palmbeachpost.com/story/news/education/2021/05/21/palm-beach-county-schools-may-retract-vow-battle-white-advantage/5186050001/#new_tab via @pbpost

Tennessee governor signs bill restricting how race and bias can be taught in schools - Chalkbeat Tennessee - https://tn.chalkbeat.org/2021/5/24/22452478/tennessee-governor-signs-bill-restricting-how-race-and-bias-can-be-taught-in-schools#new_tab on chalkbeat

Online learning at home isn't going away next school year - The San Diego Union-Tribune - https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/story/2021-05-22/online-home-learning-arent-going-away-next-school-year#new_tab by @Kristen_Taketa on @sdut

Scoop: New conservative PAC targets school board elections - Axios - https://www.axios.com/pac-critical-race-theory-school-board-election-2f41f62f-7161-47f0-9a70-5472a69c7ab6.html#new_tab on @axios

Oklahoma school board rescinds controversial charter school settlement - https://www.oklahoman.com/story/news/education/2021/05/24/oklahoma-charter-school-settlement-rescinded-by-state-school-board/7422176002/#new_tab via @theoklahoman_

Union and Madison School District at impasse over teacher contracts; union warns of court battle | Local Education | madison.com - https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/local_schools/union-and-madison-school-district-at-impasse-over-teacher-contracts-union-warns-of-court-battle/article_f3037ac4-d703-566b-89a0-12ca7cc980ff.html#new_tab by @https://twitter.com/bethabeyer on @WiStateJournal

Legislators urge state to deny S.F. school district's bid for $12 million in reopening funds - https://www.sfchronicle.com/education/article/Legislators-urge-state-to-deny-S-F-school-16199401.php#new_tab on @sfchronicle

In the age of texting, 2 Maine students honored as the best cursive writers in the country - https://bangordailynews.com/?p=3096167 via @bangordailynews

Antiracism teaching ban divides Oklahoma ahead of Tulsa massacre centennial https://www.politico.com/news/2021/05/25/antiracism-teaching-ban-oklahoma-490159

Gadfly on the Wall: Diversity is the Most Important Reason to Save Public Schools | National Education Policy Center - https://nepc.colorado.edu/node/10923 on @NEPCtweet


Education Research Report: Condition of Education 2021 IES NCES National Center for Education Statistic
by Mike Simpson / 16min
Education Research Report: Condition of Education 2021 Condition of Education The Condition of Education contains indicators on the state of education in the United States, from prekindergarten through postsecondary education, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. Beginning with the 2021 edition, the Condition of Education also includes indicators from the former Indicato
Board of UNC-Chapel Hill Denies Tenure to Distinguished Journalist | Diane Ravitch's blog
by Mike Simpson / 34min
Board of UNC-Chapel Hill Denies Tenure to Distinguished Journalist The faculty at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill selected the highly accomplished Nikole Hannah-Jones to serve as the Knight Chair in Race and Investigative Journalism at the UNC Haussmann School of Journalism and Media. She was quite a catch: she has won a Pulitzer Prize, a coveted MacArthur Fellowship, has worked for
NEWS FROM SSPI TONY THURMOND AND THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
by Mike Simpson / 34min
California Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs Questions and Answers 1h This USDA policy memo provides guidance to clarify CNP oversight and administrative questions for State agencies and program operators. CACFP At-Risk Nationwide Waiver Clarification 1h Provides guidance on the questions that CACFP At-Risk centers have from April's Town Hall. The main focus is if serving the At-R
American Rescue Plan: Organizing for Equity | Schott Foundation for Public Education
by Mike Simpson / 34min
American Rescue Plan: Organizing for Equity The scale of the broad federal funding in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) presents an opportunity for transformative change – but only if funds are invested to address systemic racism and advance equity. This requires sustained organizing to ensure accountability and community participation to direct investments – and ongoing, transparent structures to
Childcare is critical infrastructure and for families of color, it’s even MORE critical | Eclectablog
by Mike Simpson / 34min
Childcare is critical infrastructure and for families of color, it’s even MORE critical The following essay was written by Krystle DuPree, a working mother and member of the Ann Arbor School Board. The views expressed here are hers and not those of the Ann Arbor School Board, her employer, or any other group. Enjoy. In March of 2020, the world as we knew it came to a grinding halt. Restaurants l
A VERY BUSY DAY Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 #tBATs
by Mike Simpson / 34min
Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007 A VERY BUSY DAY Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007 - http://bigeducationape.blogspot.com/2021/05/this-week-in-education-larry-f
Texas Legislature Passes Sweeping Restrictions on Teaching About Race | Diane Ravitch's blog
by Mike Simpson / 1h
Texas Legislature Passes Sweeping Restrictions on Teaching About Race In the GOP’s race to the bottom on teaching about racism, Texas takes the lead. The legislature passed a bill limiting what teachers can teach in history and social studies about race. Rightwing Governor Greg Abbott will sign it. Here’s a description of the legislation from the Texas Tribune, written before it was passed by th
Teacher Tom: Doing Deep Democracy
by Mike Simpson / 1h
Doing Deep Democracy I was hanging out on one of our swings chewing the fat with some of the kids. I can't remember what we were talking about, but I'd just said, "I guess I forgot," when Roko earnestly replied, "You know, Teacher Tom, "When you get older you forget more stuff." The following day, I was a sitting in a circle of children heatlessly arguing about Star Wars. Roko was there and when
There’s No Erasing the Chalkboard (Kim Kankiewicz) | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
by Mike Simpson / 1h
There’s No Erasing the Chalkboard (Kim Kankiewicz) There are critics who maintain that teaching has hardly changed over the past century. Such critics know little of the history of schooling, particularly how teachers have taught. Teaching requires tools just as learning does. As long as there have been age-graded schools with one teacher and and a group of students distributed through a buildin
EDUCATION RESEARCH REPORT TODAY - New research finds test scores, educational aspirations drop if children overuse non-educational technology
by Mike Simpson / 1h
Education Research Report EDUCATION RESEARCH REPORT TODAY Education Research Report: New research finds test scores, educational aspirations drop if children overuse non-educational technology - http://educationresearchreport.blogspot.com/2021/05/new-research-finds-test-scores.html Research News Middle-school aged children who use the internet, social media or video games recreationally for more
CURMUDGUCATION: Should Schools Offer Virtual School Options In The Fall?
by Mike Simpson / 1h
Should Schools Offer Virtual School Options In The Fall? I'll admit that this blooming controversy snuck up on me. In Pennsylvania, school districts have offered virtual options for years in the Time Before Covid. It would never have occurred to me that a district shouldn't. But apparently we're going to have fussing about that. kickstarted today by the NYC mayoral announcement that public schoo
Education Matters: DeSantis goes after tech and teachers
by Mike Simpson / 1h
DeSantis goes after tech and teachers Ron DeSantis went after big tech today, signing a bill that will fine them if they deplatform politicians who violate their standards and conditions, i.e., lie and insight violence. Juxtapose this next to what he said the other day when he said he would go after teachers who dared to tell the truth about the systemic racism that has pervaded our history. Wel
HISTORY MAKERS – Dad Gone Wild
by Mike Simpson / 1h
HISTORY MAKERS “Success is never so interesting as struggle” ― Willa Cather It was the bottom of the last inning and we were trailing 6-1. In order to get a shot at winning, we were going to have to score the maximum allowable runs per inning of 5. That would send the game into the extra-innings, and give us a shot at victory. A daunting task, but not an inconceivable one. We had the top of the

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THE TOP BANANA: TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES Monday, May 24, 2021 #REDFORED #tbats #edchat #K12 #learning #edleadership #edtech #engchat #literacy #edreform #TEACHTRUTH
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Big Education Ape THE TOP BANANA TODAY'S EDUCATION HEADLINES No 10 ‘tried to block’ data on spread of new Covid variant in English schools | Coronavirus | The Guardian - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/22/no-10-tried-to-block-data-on-spread-of-new-covid-variant-in-english-schools by @carolecadwalla on @guardian No remote learning option for NYC next school year, de Blasio announces - C
Teacher Tom: An Intellectually Creative Affair: Teacher Tom's Play Summit
by Mike Simpson / 1d
An Intellectually Creative Affair: Teacher Tom's Play Summit My journey as an early childhood educator began in 1996, the year our daughter was born. In the back of my mind, I'm sure I was aware that my wife and I were going to be her primary "teachers," at least for the time being, but I recall secretly telling

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