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Sweet tweets

Happy Friday, New York! We've combed the Twittersphere to find the best edu-tweets of the week—including some 140-dispatches from the 2012 PIE Network Policy Summit in Minnesota. We hope you enjoy. And remember: You can see these gems anytime by following NYCAN on Twitter!

A chance to boost your public school classroom by sharing your story by Oct. 15
@ny_can We've got a challenge for New York teachers, and one innovative educator will win $500 for the classroom | http://tinyurl.com/8fo7lsz

Cut through the latest jargon with this cheat sheet
@cschools Confused by the education buzz words this year? Check out this @CNNSchools easy guide. http://bit.ly/OUlImI #edchat

On the power of data 
@brennanmcmahon @EdDataCampaign's Aimee Guidera: data allows us to take the daunting term "all" and turn it in to "each" "this child" #piesummit12

Congratulations on a job well done, all!
@AEIeducation The winner of most actionable research at #piesummit12 is @conncan, @FiftyCAN, @publicimpact! CONGRATS!!
A great call to recognize our students' voices, efforts 
@democracyprep #piesummit12 needs an #eddie for best k-12 student activism. @DemocracyPrep kids @NYDreamAct campaign should win! @AEIeducation @PIEnetwork