For those of you who are keeping track, here are the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of December 25, 2011, as tabulated by the accountants at Price Waterhouse. 1. Who is surprised that the same politicians that enacted laws that prevent educator double-dipping, are double-dippers? 2. Presidential candidates aren’t going near public education in the debate. Certainly not in their talking points for votes. Perry particularly silent. (By @tlongnecker) 3. Public education funding is broken across the nation. Maybe the presidential candidates are Waiting for Superman. *Sigh* (by @tlongnecker) 4. Paying teachers 10% more results in 5-10% higher pupil performance in OECD countries, find two professors. (By @FareedZakaria) 5. BRILLIANT: Babies can tell if adults are reliable or unreliable, and they choose to learn form the reliable ones. (By @anniemurphypaul) 6. BRILLIANT: Male college students’ grades drop in the fall if their school’s football team is winning lots of games. (By @anniemurphypaul) 7. BRILLIANT: A mistake is not a blunder to be regretted, but a welcome indication that you’re out of your comfort zone. (By @anniemurphypaul) 8. Thirty major corporations paid zero federal income taxes in the last 3 years. (By @thinkprogress) 9. Mentally ill flood emergency rooms as U.S. states cut services. (By @Reuters) 10. I love a New Year! Clean slate: Winning is a choice. Choose to do the tough things that cause you to win!!! (By @DaveRamsey) Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…

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