If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS Tweets from the week of November 15, 2015 when they were first posted.  And if you are on Twitter, you might want to check out the Tweeters who made this week’s list.

1. Recognition & reinforcement is the only Fundamental 5 practice completely controlled by the adult – Brad Weston (By @CabidaCain)

2. The genius of “public” education is that all children are accepted, loved, and instructed– not just the easy ones. (By @pastors4txkids)

3. We say we want the ideal of equal opportunity. Where we disagree is on the concrete steps to get there. Because that requires people giving things up. (By @johnkuhntx)

4. Most Nevada voucher applications came from the wealthier suburbs of Las Vegas, rather than from the inner city. (By @RYHTexas)

5. Students don’t have personal relationships with a textbook. (By @sjunkins)

6. It’s alarming that some so-called conservatives routinely attack our neighborhood schools and the dedicated teachers that instruct our children. (By @pastors4txkids)

7. You can’t make progress with excuses. (By @CoachKWisdom)

8. Carnegie Mellon researchers found that heavily decorated classrooms disrupt attention and learning in young children. (By @tra_hall)

9. School choice in lieu of educational justice is a fool’s bargain, enriching the wrong stakeholders and leaving educational needs partly met. (By @johnkuhntx)

10. In leadership, crisis is inevitable but drama is a choice. (By @LeadershipCures)

SC Note: Enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday. Posts resume on November 30, 2015.

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