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Academic Skills on Web Are Tied to Income Level

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:26pm
A new study indicates that the higher the income level of a student’s family, the more adept the student will be on how to use the web.

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Solar Company and Bronx College Plan a Technology Hub

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:22pm
Struggling to hire enough workers for its growing business, OnForce Solar is partnering with Bronx Community College on a center for emerging companies and to help develop a skilled local work force.
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Opinionator | Fixes: Teaching Parents to Help Stop the ‘Summer Slide’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:04pm
A program called Springboard helps low-income parents get involved and make a difference in their children’s education.
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Motherlode Blog: U.S. Awards Grants to Explore and Evaluate Paid Leave

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 4:20pm
The Department of Labor is putting money behind its push to expand paid family leave in the United States. The issue could be a factor in coming elections — if enough voters ask about it.

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Charlottesville police ask property owners to search for signs of U-Va. student

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:22pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Police are asking property owners in this city and throughout nearby rural Albemarle County to look for any signs of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, hoping that they can locate her after nearly two weeks of searching.

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Assistant or Full Professor (rank open) | Brandeis University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 1:07pm
US - MA - Boston area, OPEN-RANK POSITION IN THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST The Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University invites applications for an open-rank (tenured or tenure-track) faculty position in the mo
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Motherlode Blog: The Wage Gap Starts With Less Knowledge, and Lower Expectations

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:27pm
The girls of America seem to know less about money than boys, earn less and have lower expectations for their earnings going forward. And their parents may be partly to blame.

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Average science test scores drop

Education Week - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:09pm
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The Learning Network: Text to Text | The Bill of Rights and ‘The Bill of Rights We Deserve’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:23am
In this Text to Text, we pair the United States Bill of Rights with Sam Apple’s satirical “The Bill of Rights We Deserve.”

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