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Visiting Assistant Professor of Cultural Geography | Bucknell University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:35am
US - PA - Lewisburg, Job Summary: The Department of Geography at Bucknell University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Cultural Geography to begin August 2014. The position is for at le
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Tenn. Lawmakers Pass Free College Tuition Plan

Education Week - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:25am
Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is headed to his desk after passing the House on Tuesday.
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Financial Services Analyst 2 (4627U) #17727 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:13am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
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Payroll/ HR Analyst (7595U) #17716 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:13am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generat
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International Relations Theory Instructor | University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:27am
US - MD - Baltimore, Company - UMBC Training Centers Company Description - UMBC Training Centers extends the research and instructional excellence of UMBC to individuals, businesses, government agencies and non-profit or
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Regional Studies: Asia Pacific Instructor | University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:27am
US - MD - Baltimore, Company - UMBC Training Centers Company Description - UMBC Training Centers extends the research and instructional excellence of UMBC to individuals, businesses, government agencies and non-profit or
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Human-Environmental Interaction Instructor | University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:27am
US - MD - Baltimore, Company - UMBC Training Centers Company Description - UMBC Training Centers extends the research and instructional excellence of UMBC to individuals, businesses, government agencies and non-profit or
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Revised SAT Won’t Include Obscure Vocabulary Words

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:01am
The College Board plans to release many details of its revised test on Wednesday, including sample questions and explanations of the research and goals behind them.






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A few ‘SAT words,’ defined

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:01am

So, we knew you were wondering. What are the definitions of those “SAT words”?

Here they are.

Obsequious: showing too great a willingness to serve or obey; fawning.

Enervation: the state of being deprived of strength, force, vigor.

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College Board releases preview of new SAT exam questions

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:01am

Attention, high school freshmen. If you’re planning to take the SAT in two years, you probably won’t need to memorize the definitions of words like “obsequious,” “propinquity,” “enervation” or “lachrymose.”

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A Star Quarterback Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation<i class="icon dot-logo-icon hidden"></i>

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:21pm
An accusation against Jameis Winston, a marquee player for Florida State, did not prompt an in-depth inquiry by either the university or the police. By the time prosecutors got the case it was nearly a year old.

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A Star Quarterback Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation<i class="icon dot-logo-icon hidden"></i>

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:21pm
An accusation against Jameis Winston, a marquee player for Florida State, did not prompt an in-depth inquiry by either the university or the police. By the time prosecutors got the case it was nearly a year old.
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Virginia Intermont College says merger collapses, raising questions about its future

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:41pm

A struggling liberal arts college in southwestern Virginia said Tuesday its plan to merge with a larger university in Florida has collapsed.

Virginia Intermont College, in Bristol near the Tennessee border, reported 378 students in the fall term — an enrollment decline of 35 percent since 2010. One of many small private colleges that have faced recruiting troubles in recent years, Virginia Intermont had said in January that it intended to join forces with Webber International University, based in Babson Park, Fla. A memorandum of understanding had called for the merger to take effect in July.

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Business Librarian | University of South Carolina

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:53pm
US - SC - Columbia, QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: An ALA-accredited MLIS; broad knowledge of business information sources and expertise in the use of business and economics databases; ability to teach effectively in a variety
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Pediatric Emergency Medicine Position | District Medical Group Inc. (DMG)

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:35pm
US - AZ - Phoenix, The Pediatric Emergency Division of DMG (District Medical Group Inc.) is recruiting for a BC/BE PEM physician to join the Pediatric Emergency Department at Maricopa Medical Center’s Arizona Children’
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States' Rollout of Common Core Goes Under the Microscope

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:30pm
A variety of nonpartisan groups and government officials alike scope out states' strengths and challenges in the early stages of common-core implementation.
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Options likely to remain open, but DCPS will not manage it

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:21pm

The District’s Options Public Charter School appears likely to continue operating at least through the end of the 2014-15 school year, but the city’s school system will not take over its management as previously hoped, D.C. government lawyers said in court Tuesday.

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Are Contracts to Blame for Teacher-Quality Gaps?

Education Week - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:09pm
Researchers are examining whether language in teacher contracts could be contributing to the teacher-quality gap between high- and low-minority schools.
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