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Five Top Tweets: Florida Drops PARCC, Teacher Quits TFA

Gov. Rick Scott calls for Florida to drop out of PARCC http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/gov-rick-scott-calls-for-florida-to-drop-out-of-parcc/2143392 … via @TB_Times via Joy Resmovits

Rep. Jared Polis doesn’t want you to know he thinks Diane Ravitch is evil | Twitchy http://ht.ly/p84nl 

I Quit Teach for America - Olivia Blanchard - The Atlantic http://ht.ly/p7PhN 

Do American public schools really stink? Maybe not http://ht.ly/p6CvS  Politico's @StephanieSimon_ debunks reform myths (or not).

The missing half of school reform - Education - @AEIeducation http://ht.ly/p8DvI  @rhess99

New Malcolm Gladwell book overemphasizes the advantages of being disadvantaged, according to this reviewer http://ht.ly/p8w1u 

Pennsylvania School Officials Under Fire for Racist Texts | Mediaite http://ht.ly/p8Fey  Warning: Offensive Language

Four years after Fenger RedEye @lvivanco http://ht.ly/p8qq2  [Derrion who?]

AVID college prep system quietly spreads to 48 states/250k kids, says WPost's Jay Mathews http://ht.ly/p6Fok  What's not to like?


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Jared Polis is notorious for operating a series of charter schools with the lowest rates of academic growth and achievement of all schools in the district. This is on the Colorado public record. http://garyrubinstein.teachforus.org/2013/09/23/polis-joke/

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