The Daily Ed: August 17, 2012

Seattle Public Schools Seeks Community Volunteers For Classroom And Business Technology Advisory Committee (Seattle Medium)
“Seattle Public Schools is seeking unpaid volunteers to serve on the newly formed Classroom and Business Technology Advisory Committee (CABTAC) for a one-year commitment. The committee’s primary purpose is to advise the superintendent and Seattle Public Schools staff as it conducts its technology planning based on technology in education innovations and technology needs in the classroom, schools and central office.”

Legislators challenge NEA and AFT to merge (Education Week)
At the National Conference of State Legislatures, NEA and AFT heads delicately discuss the idea of trying to merge again.

Education upstart looks to help kids boost learning (and earn a bit of cash for it) (GeekWire)
A new site geared toward 5th through 12th graders provides access to academic assistance, online tutorials, and even monetary rewards for completing tasks.

Friday Bonus 35 animals hanging out with miniature versions of themselves
Your necessary dose of Vitamin Awwwww for the day.

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