Daily Archives: November 22, 2020

Justin Parmenter: Don’t Blame Educators Who Get COVID

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Justin Parmenter, an NBCT teacher in North Carolina, published this article in the Charlotte Observer. As COVID-19 rates skyrocket in North Carolina and more educators lose their lives to the virus, an unmistakable trend is…

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Dave Pell: The Insane Clown Posse

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I promised myself I would not post anything about Orange 45 unless absolutely necessary. Then I read this. Dave Pell asks a crucial question: Is a coup still a coup even if that…

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Louisiana: Over 5,000 Positive COVID Cases in K12 Schools to Date

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
According to the Louisiana Department of Health, 1,634 faculty/staff/volunteers and 3,524 students are reported as having positive SARS-CoV-2 molecular or antigen laboratory tests across 1,506 K12 schools enrolled in the COVID-19 reporting…

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Donnie: Thanks for the Memories!

Originally posted on Bob Shepherd | Praxis:
Imagine that someone, back in 2010, had written a novel that told exactly the story of the Presidency of one Donald Chump. Imagine that it was set in the near future: 2015-2020. Imagine that…

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Cartoons on Life at Home and in School During Covid-19

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
For this month’s featuring cartoons, I collected a batch that tickled me and hope they will do the same for you in the eighth month of the pandemic. Enjoy!

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Charles Foster Johnson Is Hopeful about Biden Administration and Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Our friend and ally, Dr. Charles Foster Johnson, recently gave an interview in which he expressed his optimism about the incoming Biden administration. Dr. Johnson is leader of Pastors for Texas Children, which…

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INCONVENIENT TRUTH: Remote Teaching is Better Than In-Person Instruction During a Pandemic

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
Hundreds of teachers have died from Covid-19. More than 1 million children have been diagnosed with the disease. Yet a bipartisan group of seven state Governors said in a joint statement Thursday that in-person schools are…

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