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CUFA Retreat

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:52pm
The College and University Faculty Assembly will hold its conference retreat next month.  -More
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Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:52pm
Hermann Hesse, German-Swiss writer and poet -More
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Motherlode Blog: Live Chat: Prenatal Screening: When a Result Is Not a Diagnosis

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:43pm
Join me and New England Center for Investigative Reporting’s Elizabeth Daley, along with experts Dr. Kecia Gaither and Athena Cherry this afternoon, Dec. 15, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time, for a live chat about the reliability of prenatal screenings.






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Motherlode Blog: Prenatal Testing: When a Result Is Not a Diagnosis

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:35pm
An investigative report found that doctors and patients are misinterpreting new prenatal tests and failing to understand how often a positive screen can be a false alarm.






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Harvard President Faust on federal college ratings, campus sexual assault and more

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:47pm
Any day now, the federal government is expected to reveal its first comprehensive plan for rating colleges on measures of value and access. You might think that Harvard University, perennially ranked at or near the top in higher education, would be unconcerned.Read full article >>






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Motherlode Blog: E-Cigarettes May Serve as Gateway to Smoking for Teens, Study Suggests

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:45pm
A study published online Monday in the journal Pediatrics seems to add to the evidence that e-cigarettes are doing more to promote nicotine use than to help people quit.






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The Learning Network: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Dec. 15, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:03am
On Mondays, we publish a Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. A live discussion is offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.






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The Learning Network: What Do You Look Forward to Most–and Least–During the Holiday Season?

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:01am
Do you think the holiday season has too much emphasis on buying things?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Marching to Protest Police Violence

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:43am
What led thousands of people around the country to participate in marches over the weekend?






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