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Sweet tweets

Happy Friday, New York! We've combed the Twittersphere to find the best edu-tweets of the week. We hope you enjoy. And remember: You can see these gems anytime by following NYCAN on Twitter!

Our snapshot of Juan's moving testimony
@ny_can Juan came to U.S. from Colombia @ 14. Spoke no English. Now he's pursuing PhD in chem engineering. Wouldn't be possible w/out Bard, he says.

Thrilled to see these fourth-grade scholars recognized by the secretary of education!
@arneduncan Creative reminder from @DemocracyPrep students that we need to "Vote for Somebody." http://youtu.be/EVkfNUxRh7g #sschat

Thanks for hosting the forum and providing to-the-minute updates
@bankstreetedu Thanks to all who participated in today's #edreform hearing at Bank Street! #PuttingStudentsFirst

@expand_school We just donated/recycled 51 computers, 81 keyboards, 58 mice, 79 power cords,15 printers & 28 monitors. #thatfeltgood

Great news from Monroe Community College, a Smart Scholars partner!
@MCCPresident MCC's expanding HSDE! MT @JFFtweets: HS dual enrollees +2x likely to attend #highered & more likely to graduate http://bit.ly/V9GQZ0 #edchat