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Teaching in a World No Student Deserves

Belle Chesler TomDispatch
Return to Normal pushed schools to a crisis point. How do you run a school without enough staff? Zoom-learning was soul-crushingly devoid of laughter and energy of a traditional classroom and could never serve as a replacement for hands-on learning.

Tidbits - Jan. 20, 2022 - Reader Comments: Supreme Court Spreads COVID, Children, Schools, Omicron; Capitol Armed Coup Plotters; Voting Rights; Real Martin Luther King; Harry Belafonte; Don’t Look Up; Student Activist Scholarships; more....

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Reader Comments: Supreme Court Spreads COVID, Children, Schools, Omicron; Progressives and Democrats; Capitol Armed Coup Plotters; Voting Rights; Real Martin Luther King; Housing and Profits; Don’t Look Up; Student Activist Scholarships; more....

Expanding the Tones of Christmas - In Search of Black Santa

Nancy Redd New York Times
My kids shouldn’t have to color their Santa Claus figurines with brown ink like I did. “America is less and less white, but a melanin-deficient Santa remains the default in commercials, mall casting calls, and movies,” - Aisha Harris.

Scranton Teachers Will Go on Strike

Diane Ravitch Diane Ravitch's blog
The Scranton Federation of Teachers, representing more than 800 teachers and paraprofessionals, announced today that it will set up picket lines and go on strike at 12:01 a.m., Nov. 3. The union has been working under a contract that expired in 2017
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