Comments July 1st, 2020-Aug 10th, 2020

Building Better Schools

https://fordhaminstitute.org/national/commentary/it-time-drop-finding-main-idea-and-teach-reading-new-way?utm_source=Fordham+Institute+Newsletters+%26+Announcements&utm_campaign=1fbffafa75-20200809-LateLateBell+A%2FB&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5fa2df08a3-1fbffafa75-71867561&mc_cid=1fbffafa75&mc_eid=ebbe04a807

http://russonreading.blogspot.com/2020/07/independent-reading-in-pandemic.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+RussOnReading+%28Russ+on+Reading%29

https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/56187/6-things-anti-racist-educators-want-grown-ups-to-know-about-teaching-and-raising-kids?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=20200705_News_MindShift_Newsletter&mc_key=003i000000UOxj9AAD

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/07/the-test-many-school-districts-failed.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

Voucher, Charter, and Privatization Problems

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/07/pence-devos-and-more-private-school.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/02/peter-greene-supreme-court-just-poked-another-hole-in-wall-of-separation-between-church-and-state/ and https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/07/03/25390/

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/08/catholic-church-looks-to-cash-in-on.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/07/fl-broad-outlines-of-ppp-cash-in.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

https://ncspe.tc.columbia.edu/?utm_source=WP+242&utm_campaign=Charter+Schools+and+Special+Education&utm_medium=email

Arizona https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/13/arizona-charter-schools-private-schools-and-religious-schools-cash-in-on-ppp/

Arizona https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/28/laurie-roberts-charters-in-arizona-scored-nearly-100-million-thats-ridiculous/

California https://ncspe.tc.columbia.edu/working-papers/WP241.pdf?utm_source=WP+241&utm_campaign=Charter+School+Variation+in+California&utm_medium=email

Connecticut  https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/05/wendy-lecker-connecticut-charter-schools-are-double-dipping/

Connecticut https://dianeravitch.net/2020/08/07/connecticut-charters-struggled-with-ethics-of-double-dipping-federal-ppp/

Indiana https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/25/john-h-loflin-indianapolis-public-schools-for-sale/

Indiana https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/26/indiana-a-profile-in-courage/

Louisiana https://dianeravitch.net/2020/08/10/new-orleans-why-some-charter-teachers-want-to-join-a-union/

Massachusetts https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/14/massachusetts-students-parents-charge-charter-school-with-racism/

New York https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/06/peter-goodman-why-is-the-new-york-board-of-regents-bleeding-public-schools-by-expanding-charter-schools/

New York https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/20/no-excuses-charter-chain-fires-principal-for-caring-about-children-and-teachers/

New York https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/30/leonie-haimson-nyc-charter-schools-hit-the-ppp-jackpot/

North Carolina https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/28/north-carolina-parents-sue-to-invalidate-voucher-program/

Ohio https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/22/ohio-charter-schools-received-5x-as-much-federal-coronavirus-aid-as-public-schools/

Ohio https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/10/ohio-audit-finds-misspending-and-conflict-of-interest-at-richard-allen-charter-schools/

Pennsylvania https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/11/pennsylvania-the-death-spiral-of-york-city-public-schools/

Pennsylvania http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/07/report-pa-charters-game-special.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

Philadelphia https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/13/philly-area-charters-collect-30-million-in-ppp-funding/

Pittsburgh https://gadflyonthewallblog.com/2020/07/15/pittsburgh-charter-schools-take-federal-bailout-money-meant-for-small-businesses/

South Carolina https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/27/south-carolina-governor-uses-48-million-in-cares-funds-to-pay-32-million-for-vouchers/

South Carolina https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/29/south-carolina-judge-grants-temporary-restraining-order-to-block-32-million-for-vouchers/

Tennessee https://dianeravitch.net/2020/08/04/tennessee-plaintiffs-file-amicus-brief-in-voucher-case/  

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/07/betsy-devos-is-failing-hard.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

“Reform” foibles

https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2020/07/09/intro-to-next-book-part-1/ ; https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2020/07/14/intro-to-next-book-part-2/ ; https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2020/07/18/introduction-to-my-next-book-part-3/; https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2020/07/20/introduction-to-my-next-book-part-4/

Back to School?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lindadarlinghammond/2020/07/21/the-urgency-of-reopening-schools-safely/?utm_source=LPI+Master+List&utm_campaign=e4349ba74a-LPIMC_ForbesReopenSchoolsSafely_20200721&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7e60dfa1d8-e4349ba74a-42289731#4b3ba6f332e0

Our Children Need Us to Bring the Pandemic Under Control: Only Then Can Public Schools Fully Reopen https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/07/24/25757/

https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2020/07/16/dilemmas-facing-policymakers-in-re-opening-schools/ and https://dianeravitch.net/2020/08/02/larry-cuban-the-best-post-on-dilemmas-of-reopening/

https://jerseyjazzman.blogspot.com/2020/07/how-to-stop-magical-thinking-in-school.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FCqnJA+%28Jersey+Jazzman%29

https://fordhaminstitute.org/national/commentary/seven-steps-design-safe-and-healthy-school-drop-and-entry-routines?utm_source=Fordham+Institute+Newsletters+%26+Announcements&utm_campaign=1fbffafa75-20200809-LateLateBell+A%2FB&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5fa2df08a3-1fbffafa75-71867561&mc_cid=1fbffafa75&mc_eid=ebbe04a807

Can Public Schools Open Safely for Children and their Teachers? Trump Worries Instead About His Own Political Future

 https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/07/10/25487/ and https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/07/13/25529/

https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/24/washington-post-fact-checks-devos-on-covid-19-claims/ https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2020/07/11/the-president-has-weaponized-the-opening-of-schools/

Republican congressional failure to fund schools creating major problems. https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/08/03/25807/

School librarians vulnerable to covid driven cuts in school spending. https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/08/03/25807/

Parents, teachers and doctors have different ideas about opening school. https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/07/06/25421/

https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/05/anya-kamenetz-pediatricians-believe-young-children-should-return-to-school-in-fall/ but with safeguards.

Arizona https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/09/arizona-school-leaders-worry-about-reopening-as-virus-spreads/

Arizona https://dianeravitch.net/2020/08/09/arizona-superintendent-reopening-school-now-is-a-fantasy/

California https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/14/orange-county-approves-full-reopening/

Oakland https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/11/oakland-teachers-will-not-go-back-to-work-unless-the-schools-are-safe-for-students-and-staff/

Detroit https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/15/thomas-pedroni-detroit-school-board-votes-to-reopen-schools-despite-concerns-of-teachers-and-parents/

Florida https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/21/david-dayen-why-floridas-teachers-are-suing-to-block-reopening/

Georgia http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/08/bad-cover-up-management-in-times-of.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

Illinois https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/17/illinois-governor-pritzker-seeks-court-order-to-require-masks-in-schools/

Los Angeles https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/11/los-angeles-utla-votes-to-keep-schools-closed-until-they-are-safe/

Michigan https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/21/missouri-governor-of-course-kids-will-get-covid/

New Orleans https://deutsch29.wordpress.com/2020/07/11/new-orleans-high-school-parent-my-son-is-being-socially-promoted/

North Carolina https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/15/dr-nan-fulcher-and-justin-parmenter-a-warning-for-north-carolina/

Ohio https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/21/public-education-partners-ohio-is-not-ready-for-a-safe-reopening/

Oklahoma https://dianeravitch.net/2020/08/07/john-thompson-with-coronavirus-surging-in-oklahoma-school-reopening-is-unlikely/

Rhode Island https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/23/providence-journal-blasts-governor-raimondo-for-acting-like-trump/

Texas and Florida https://dianeravitch.net/2020/07/10/texas-and-florida-tell-schools-to-reopen-fully-despite-surge-in-virus-cases/

Technology Issues

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/08/06/education-technology-students-will-need-wont-after-covid-19/

How did the best school systems in the world handle distance learning. https://ncee.org/2020/07/approaches-to-distance-learning/

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/08/why-isnt-ai-more-widely-used.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/07/report-zuckerbergs-favorite-digital-ed.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

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