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Va. governor meets with black leaders in Charlottesville, urges ABC reforms

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:44pm
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) met with black community leaders and students in Charlottesville on Wednesday for a discussion on police use of force after the violent arrest of a black University of Virginia student last month.Read full article >>

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Adjunct Professor of Media Studies | Pitzer College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:20pm
US - CA - Claremont, Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, invites applications for a one-year, full-time, Adjunct Professor position in Media Studies, integrating media theory/history and production and be
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High School Completion Instructor - Adjunct continuous | Green River Community College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 6:55pm
US - WA - Auburn,  Supplemental Information: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in Education or in a closely related subject area Three years full-time or equivalent part-time experience te
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April Fool’s Day brings satire — and an apology from U-Va.’s student paper

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 6:05pm
Wednesday was a day for ridiculous stories at campus papers, double-takes, pranks by some college presidents — and some backlash and apologies at the University of Virginia’s Cavalier Daily for April Fools Day satire that some readers didn’t think was at all funny, coming days after a nationally publicized arrest that sparked a heated debate about race on campus.Read full article >>

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Strauss: How and why convicted Atlanta teachers cheated on standardized tests

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 5:37pm
An Atlanta jury convicted 11 teachers of racketeering and other crimes in a standardized test-cheating scandal believed to be the worst of a wave of test cheating in nearly 40 states and Washington, D.C. — not by students but by teachers and administrators who were under pressure to meet certain score goals at the risk of sanction if they failed.Read full article >>

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11 Atlanta Educators Convicted in Cheating Scandal

Education Week - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:34pm
Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their role in a wide-ranging conspiracy to inflate scores on students' standardized tests.
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The Learning Network: Ideas for E.L.L.s | Teaching and Learning About Work and Careers

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:27pm
What do I want to be when I get older? What career would I excel at? How will I get a job? These are questions students everywhere think about, and this universal interest makes work and careers an engaging topic to explore when teaching English language development.

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Family Life: Yes, Your Time as a Parent Does Make a Difference

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:24pm
Exhausted parents have seized on a recent study claiming that parenting time doesn’t matter, but the research is misleading.

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Associate Director of Clinical Training - Argosy University, San Francisco | Argosy University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:22pm
US - CA - Alameda, Summary: Required to contribute to the delivery of high quality education consistent with our mission. This includes the coordination of sufficient numbers of satisfactory field training placements ne
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Wis. high-schoolers study DNA for family history project

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
History students at Oak Creek High School in Wisconsin are expanding their family history project to include some science.  -More
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Pa. 6th-graders share interests during "Genius Hour"

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Sixth-graders at Sandy Run Middle School in Pennsylvania recently presented on various topics during "Genius Hour." The stude -More

Attend Ashbrook Saturday Webinars and Earn Recertification Hours
Join scholars and teachers from across the country on April 11th at 11:00 AM EST as our conversation about "American Controversies" continues with Are Congress and the Courts Too Strong or Too Weak? Our web series examines themes and ideas in American history through the use of primary documents and thoughtful discussion. Listen to previous discussions and register for upcoming webinars today.

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Costs related to teacher turnover hit $2.2B per year

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Teacher turnover in U.S.  -More
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What role does technology have in hiring educators?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:40pm
Technology has helped a New York state district make teacher hiring more strategic and efficient, suggests Jeremy Grant-Skinn -More
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