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2015-2016 Upper-Middle School Spanish Teacher | Francis Parker School

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 2:34pm
US - CA - San Diego, Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Be prepared to develop and execute classroom lessons, assign relevant coursework, create and administer tests and evaluate student performance Expected to teach
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2015-2016 Upper-Middle School French Teacher | Francis Parker School

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 2:31pm
US - CA - San Diego, Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Be prepared to develop and execute classroom lessons, assign relevant coursework, create and administer tests and evaluate student performance Expected to teach
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Common announced—and then unannounced—as Kean University commencement speaker

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 1:50pm
Fresh off his Oscar win last month, Common was announced Monday night as the commencement speaker for Kean University in Union, N.J. But less than a day later, the university changed its mind.The university announced Common’s upcoming appearance via tweet on Monday night, according to The Record. The tweet has since been deleted, but a follow-up tweet suggesting the Common announcement was made prematurely remains.Read full article >>






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Upper School History Teacher | Beaver Country Day School

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 1:41pm
US - MA - Chestnut Hill, Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential. Candidates with Master’s Degree and/or 2-3 years teaching experience preferred. Candidates should e-mail a
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After a noose is found on campus, Duke unites to reject racism

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 1:27pm
Duke University officials on Thursday continued to investigate after a noose was found hanging from a tree outside the student union on campus earlier this week.On Wednesday evening, thousands of students and others had gathered for a forum in front of the Duke Chapel, where university president Richard Brodhead told the crowd: “This is a beautiful day, and this is a beautiful place. But we are gathered here because something ugly happened here today.”Read full article >>






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The Learning Network: Text to Text | ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ and ‘History of Lynchings in the South Documents Nearly 4,000 Names’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 1:10pm
In this Text to Text we pair an excerpt from Chapter 15 of “To Kill a Mockingbird” with a recent Times article on the Equal Justice Initiative report documenting the history of racial lynching in the United States.






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Strauss: What the ‘liberal’ in ‘liberal arts’ actually means

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 12:00pm
Fareed Zakaria, a columnist for The Washington Post and host of “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on CNN, has a new book out titled “In Defense of a Liberal Education.” In a piece about his book published in The Post, he wrote:Read full article >>






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Many at U-Md. upset after its president says slur-filled e-mail didn’t violate school policy

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 11:34am
After the president of the University of Maryland, Wallace D. Loh, announced Wednesday night that an e-mail sent by a student to several other members of his fraternity last year was  “hateful and reprehensible,” but did not violate the school’s policies and was protected by the First Amendment, some students responded with shock and anger.Read full article >>






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Atlanta Educators Convicted in Test-Cheating Trial

Education Week - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 11:07am
Eleven former teachers and administrators were found guilty of racketeering for conspiring to change answers or guide students to correct responses on a 2009 state test.
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Upper School Mathematics Teacher and Department Chair | The Benjamin School

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 10:22am
US - FL - Palm Beach Gardens, General Professional Qualifications:   The most desirable candidates will have the following background or comparable experience: A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years teach
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Educators Found Guilty in Sexual Assault of Kindergartners in Indonesia

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 10:10am
A Canadian guidance counselor and an Indonesian teaching assistant at the Jakarta Intercultural School were sentenced to 10 years in prison.
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Strauss: University of Houston to pay Matthew McConaughey $135,000 for commencement speech

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 9:52am
The University of Houston is paying Matthew McConaughey — the very wealthy Academy Award-winning actor and spokesman for Lincoln cars — $135,000 to deliver the commencement speech in May. Oh, it is also paying for him to travel to Houston, and is kicking in money to his booking agent.Read full article >>






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Communications Associate | University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 9:27am
US - MN - Minneapolis, Duties/Responsibilities: This is a temporary, two-year position with the possibility of continued funding after two years. The Communications Associate will assist with many projects related to under
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Registered Nurse - Labor and Delivery - Full-Time - Non-Exempt - 12 Hours - Days - 72 Hours Per Pay | University of Southern California (USC)

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 9:22am
US - CA - Los Angeles, Department: USC Verdugo Hills HospitalLocation: GlendaleJob Announcement:As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angele
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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | Elite College Admissions

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 9:04am
It’s college admissions season, and high school seniors all over clicked links in the last few weeks telling them if they were admitted. Here’s a look back at a articles on college admissions from the Times archives, as well as helpful links for those applying today.






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Washington State Gives First Charter School Last Chance to Improve

Education Week - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 9:02am
Washington's first charter school is being given one last chance to fix its problems.
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