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Day Of National Blogging For Real Education Reform: HuffPost Bloggers Join The Conversation

First Posted: 11/22/10 09:53 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

The education blogosphere lit up on Monday in response to the Day of National Blogging for Real Education Reform, promoted by the American Association of School Administrators and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Across the country, education reform has been a hotly debated topic in recent months, particularly following the introduction of Obama's "Race to the Top" policies. Some tactics of reform, including charter schools and teacher evaluations based on student test scores, remain divisive issues among parents, educators, politicians and unions.

Pre-K through 12th-grade educators were encouraged to blog, tweet and post their thoughts on Facebook about education reform successes and thoughts on change throughout the day.

Up for discussion between education professionals:

  • Can we fire our way to success?
  • What role do charter schools play in driving public school transformation? Are there charter schools in your community? How have they impacted your school division's transformation?
  • What state and federal policies have driven the students in your school to success? Describe your experience as a school division leader and how it has been impacted by governmental policy. Moving forward, what kind of policies do you advocate?


See what HuffPost Education bloggers had to say and share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Sec. Arne Duncan
U.S. Secretary of Education
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Making Real Progress on School Reform
On this National Day of Blogging for Real Education Reform, I hope we can agree to move forward on solutions and not get sidetracked by debates that will slow real progress.
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