Around the Edu-horn — July 30, 2012

It’s back.  With all of the cool kids still playing on that Twitter thingee, Eduflack is bringing back his daily roundup of some of the top Tweets from @Eduflack …

Addressing Poverty in Schools 
To Earn Classroom Certification, More Teaching and Less Testing
NY’s Classrooms Need Top Teachers, 

Around the Edu-Horn, November 8, 2010

RT @hechingerreport Our latest Go Deep section tackles community colleges. Read all nine stories! http://bit.ly/9Orbg8

N.J. teachers union snubbed by state education chief: http://sbne.ws/r/630S (from ASCD)

Utah state ed leaders to consider grading schools http://t.co/SnIMzDv

Extended school days under consideration in DC public school system http://t.co/jTZDmCB

RT @sgermeraad: Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on #teacher effectiveness: time of change or just talk of change? http://bit.ly/9djRqP

Around the Edu-Horn, October 18, 2010

HI gov. candidates bicker over appointed school board http://t.co/mHGTQHb

Obama’s Education Mess – Yahoo! News http://yhoo.it/buTUAL

Contract: Baltimore teachers union and district leaders to return to negotiating table http://bit.ly/9szsUy

Discipline rate of black students in Del., elsewhere is probed http://usat.me/40668620

Adrian Fenty and Michelle Rhee: We fought for D.C. schools. Now it’s up to you. http://t.co/x8BDF1R

Around the Edu-Horn, September 8, 2010

N.J. pushes ahead with school reforms despite failed grant bid http://sbne.ws/r/5BP6 (from ASCD)

Japan fattens textbooks to reverse sliding rank: http://wapo.st/90Lteb

How D.C. schools might be affected if Rhee decides to move on: http://wapo.st/ccsqxy

Using FB can lower student achievement? http://bit.ly/9MG9XF

Robert J. Samuelson – School reform’s meager results: http://wapo.st/djTCVm

In D.C. schools, Rhee and Fenty learn that tough reforms bring tougher politics: http://wapo.st/c5jg4c

Around the Edu-Horn, September 1, 2010

So now edujobs $$ don’t have to be spent on edujobs? blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaig… via @educationweek

How sad! Swing sets removed at some W.Va. schools, thanks to litigation http://yhoo.it/cqBPJa

First online-only public school in Massachusetts opens this week http://sbne.ws/r/5vCb (from ASCD)

RT @EdEquality CNN interviews award-winning teachers to get their advice on #edreform. “It’s all abt the teachers.” http://bit.ly/d1VK5z

U of Phoenix and paid media, promotions — http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/09/01/phoenix

Around the Edu-Horn, August 30, 2010

RT @saramead I made a cool spreadsheet to help people analyze RTT results: Check it out here: http://bit.ly/c08k3L

Teachers blast L.A. Times for releasing teacher effectiveness rankings – latimes.com http://bit.ly/aQDOiX

RT @sgermeraad NY Times: #RTTT has shown that competitive grant programs can be a powerful spur to #edreform http://nyti.ms/bhIjUK

Growth of online learning in Chicago schools draws cheers, worries – chicagotribune.com http://bit.ly/b8GE7z

Education Secretary Duncan hits the road for reform http://flne.ws/25797129

Around the Edu-Horn, August 27, 2010

Christie fired Schundler in NJ over #RTT loss — http://tinyurl.com/2ff3n39

Progress slows in closing achievement gaps in D.C. schools: http://wapo.st/aFDVWV

Kindergartens see more Hispanic, Asian students http://usat.me/39861754

New NSDC study on teacher PD trends and challenges — http://www.nsdc.org/news/NSDCstudytechnicalreport2010.pdf

RT @ewrobelen STEM education to get boost from Race to Top winners: http://bit.ly/b00r6R

Around the Edu-Horn, August 19, 2010

RT @JoanneLeeJacobs A new curriculum map for new standards http://www.joannejacobs.com/2010/08/a-new-curriculum-map-for-new-standards/

Report calls for overhaul of low-performing Buffalo, N.Y., schools http://sbne.ws/r/5pxk (from ASCD)

RT @USChamberICW Summary of #RttT phase 2 finalists, including detailed look at major changes in apps since phase 1: http://bit.ly/cyX8k2

Fenty’s political fortunes tied to success of D.C. school reforms: http://wapo.st/dpAO6o

RT @Dyrnwyn High School diplomas and black grad rates in NJ are of questionable value: http://www.nje3.org/?p=3129

Around the Edu-Horn, August 17, 2010

RT @dorieturner AP: Cheating scandal roils Atlanta Public Schools http://bit.ly/90m4fj #education

N.J. schools chief favors more school time, charter expansion http://sbne.ws/r/5ojA (from ASCD)

RI toughens high school graduation requirements — http://tinyurl.com/28jhpjw

RT @EdEquality New report on Black males released. Out of 50 states 1/2 have grad rates below nat’l avg. http://bit.ly/aYMOA1

Toilet paper, the latest must-have school supply — http://www.cnbc.com/id/38711521