Monthly Archives: March 2020

Can Trump Suspend the 2020 Election? Will Cuomo Be the Democratic Candidate?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
David Weigel of the Washington Post answers questions that readers have asked: In the old world, the one we lived in before the coronavirus, this would be primary day in Puerto Rico. A…

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Project Propaganda AKA Project Forever Free

Originally posted on tultican:
By Thomas Ultican 3/28/2020 During final months of 2019, the Education Post was reorganized. In 2014, four billionaires spent $5.5 million to establish a new digital media channel in response to the massive and effective push…

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Trumpian Rhapsody, with Apologies to the Late, Great Freddie Mercury

Originally posted on Bob Shepherd | Praxis:
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in my web of lies, There’s no escape from me. Don’t open your eyes, Don’t doubt my lies. Please see. . . . A…

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Virtual Learning Through Quarantine Will Leave Poor and Disabled Students Behind

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? ? In the wake of the coronavirus crisis with most people self quarantined at home, schools across the country are shut down. ? Some offer (or are considering offering) distance learning over the Internet. ?…

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Moronavirus trumpinski orangii Press Briefing and Campaign Rally, Sunday, March 23, 2020

Originally posted on Bob Shepherd | Praxis:
TRUMP (snorts some Adderall and steps to the podium): OK, I wanted to start by saying some people are blaming this thing on Asian Americans. Where would they get that idea? Terrible, just terrible,…

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David Leonhardt: What Trump Has Said About Coronavirus

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The main reason that the U.S. was unprepared to respond promptly to the coronavirus was that Trump repeatedly told the public that it was not a problem, that it would disappear spontaneously, and…

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Cartoons about Online Learning

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Yes, it is that time for the monthly feature of cartoons. For March, I have collected cartoons about online learning. With K-12 schools and universities shutdown, many school leaders…

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Lessons from the 1918 Flu Pandemic, When Many Schools Closed

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I was recently contacted by a journalist who asked me if there was any precedent for the current school closings in response to a health crisis. My first impulse was to say “no,”…

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Class of 2020: Redeem Your Senior Year

Originally posted on deutsch29:
On Friday, March 13, 2020, I reported to school for a professional day to end the third grading period. Since it was a teacher workday, my students had the day off. Just as our faculty was…

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La. Teacher of the Year: An Open Letter to High School Seniors During Coronavirus Crisis

Originally posted on deutsch29:
Chris Dier is Louisiana’s 2020 Teacher of the Year.  He teaches social studies in St. Bernard. Chris Dier I have known Chris for most of his life. I remember celebrating his third birthday with his family…

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