This week’s articles on education include a reflection on state ballot issues that affect schools, a collection of information on how to use Facebook for learning, a report by McKinsey about increasing the quality of education in American schools, and a million-dollar award for Gwinnett County, Georgia, for their progress in closing the achievement gap .

What kinds of stories were you reading this week?

- Ballot Measures Reflect States’ Shaky Economies

- How to use Facebook for Social Learning

- Closing the talent gap: Attracting and retaining top third graduates to a career in teaching

- Gwinnett County, Ga. Wins $1M Broad Prize

What do you think? Have you used Facebook as a tool for teaching? (If you’re an avid Facebook user, check out the Bill of Rights Institute’s page for tons of free resources!)

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3 Responses to “Education Link Roundup”

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  2. Ed Darrell says:

    Broad. Rhymes with “road.”

    It’s a nit.

    • Lisa Lewis says:

      Hi Ed,

      Thanks for the catch–we updated the article and fixed the typo. Please feel free to forward along any good education stories you see on the web to us for our roundups!

      Thanks again,
      Lisa

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