Guest column: Join the community conversation to improve our schools
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201010300311

Hakuta: Fear of Bilingualism Is Part of U.S. Culture
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning-the-language/2010/10/hakuta_fear_of_bilingualism_is.html

Outrage at banning spelling tests
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/class-struggle/2010/10/murdering_spelling.html

Schools integrate dance into core academics
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/11/17/12dance_ep.h30.html?tkn=OVXFl56A9Yt%2FAJiNQTL6zBWM4ttO4OiAe1k7&cmp=clp-edweek

Want a teaching license? Does the camera love you?
http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-11-02-teachers-license_N.htm

Wellness Wednesday getting Phenix kids in shape
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201011050326

Regular Public Schools Start to Mimic Charters
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/11/10/11charter.h30.html?tkn=UWXF%2Fjc086WqZDUMgV9Gx%2BwH2FSz9UeAhW%2Bj&cmp=clp-edweek&utm_source=fb&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=mrss

Schools in a banana republic
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/anthony-cody/schools-in-a-banana-republic.html

Highland Park High School uses new app to connect with students, parents
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/education/stories/110710dnmethighlandparkapp.32c4f14.html

Black male achievement in a 'state of crisis,' study says
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/District_Dossier/2010/11/black_male_achievement_paints.html

Pupils who dislike school 'more likely to drink'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-11718975
 
Textbooks becoming obsolete due to rise of computers in the classroom, claim teachers
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/8127270/Textbooks-becoming-obsolete-due-to-rise-of-computers-in-the-classroom-claim-teachers.html

Ames High teacher takes financial literacy beyond the basics
http://www.amestrib.com/articles/2010/11/14/ames_tribune/news/doc4cddf42df033e060773105.txt

More professors give out hand-held devices to monitor students and engage them
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/16/education/16clickers.html?_r=2&ref=education

You can lead kids to healthy food, but can psychology make them eat?
http://www.usatoday.com/yourlife/food/diet-nutrition/2010-10-12-school-lunches_N.htm?csp=obinsite

Let each high school decide how to motivate students
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/21/AR2010112103766.html?nav=mbot

Minnesota students, teachers find iPad becoming go-to tool
http://www.twincities.com/business/ci_16660892?nclick_check=1

Growing up digital, wired for distraction
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/technology/21brain.html?_r=2&ref=education

Take this 1931 8th grade test (you will probably flunk)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/education/v/tests.pdf

Scenes from a dual-language kindergarten
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/early_years/2010/11/scenes_from_a_dual_language_kindergarten.html

The social cost to academic achievement -- Willingham
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/achievement-gap/the-social-cost-to-academic-ac.html

What Tom Friedman got wrong about schools and why it matters
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/guest-bloggers/what-tom-friedman-got-wrong-an.html