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Patrick Kerkstra: Ineffective Philly leaders
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So here's one that ought to set your teeth on edge: Thanks to a decades-old ruling by the Attorney General's Office, a small group of private-sector lobbyists are eligible for taxpayer-funded pensions. And a senior state senator is trying to end the practice.
Multibriefs By Joe Mazza
Educators are increasingly leveraging social media to support their work in teaching, learning and leadership. As we head into the 2013-14 school year, it is not uncommon to find school superintendents using Facebook, Twitter, blogs, texting and other digital communications to model, by example, connected teaching, learning and leadership.
I've found that Twitter is the place where connectivity comes alive for many of today's educational leaders, and it is a great starting point for superintendents looking to dive into social media. With more than 250 superintendents currently on Twitter, this tool can connect you to a learning community of other superintendents facing the same kinds of challenges that you are — while also connecting with your stakeholders. Here are five steps to getting started.
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