Here are the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of December 9, 2012.

1. Bombshell: TEA recommends LOWERING the college readiness standard! (By @txschoolsupe)

2. Showing the subjective (and political) nature of setting cut scores, TEA redefines College Readiness. (By @Clark_Ealy)

3. There is a huge difference between talking “teaching & learning” and supporting “teaching & learning.”

4. I really don’t care how you used to do it. I care about how you are helping the people currently trying to do it actually get it done.

5. Successful organizations encourage teachers to take healthy risks. Success has never been reached without risk. (By @dsteeber)

6. For a team to pull together, they have to know what they are fighting for. (By @fosterbkay)

7. When things aren’t working do you point fingers or bear down and work harder? This is the point where leaders separate themselves from mangers.

8. Obstacles are put in the path to separate the weak and frivolous from the strong and serious.

9. Helpful hint to administrators: Schedule your time or others will schedule it for you! (By @jaredpeters23)

10. Not allowing bootleg technology in classrooms could be a discriminatory practice.

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