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What common traits do teachers have as technology leaders?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:54pm
More teachers are leading the charge to integrate technology into the classroom.  -More
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Mont. students to tell story of town's fight against hate crimes

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:54pm
High-school students in a Montana school are working on a multimedia project highlighting community efforts in Billings to co -More
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Md. middle school's students, staff donate denim to help others

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:54pm
Students and staff at Magothy River Middle School in Maryland have collected and will donate used blue jeans to people who co -More
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NCSS Tuesday webinars

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:54pm
Through June 10, NCSS presents a different professional development webinar every Tuesday evening.  -More
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CUFA Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:54pm
The College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of NCSS invites proposals for scholarship to be presented at its Annual Me -More
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Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:54pm
Laurence Peter, Canadian educator -More
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Strauss: Chicago charter schools expel many more kids than district schools — new data

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:41pm

New data released by the Chicago Public School system reveals that the city’s public charter schools — whose expansion has been pushed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel for several years — expelled about 12 times the number of students last year than did traditional public schools.

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Pr. Geo Board of Education approves proposed schools budget

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:37pm

The Prince George’s County Board of Education, which has had a rocky start adjusting to the school system’s new governance structure, was united on Tuesday night, voting unanimously to approve the $1.75 billion budget proposed by Schools Chief Executive Officer Kevin M. Maxwell.

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Pr. George’s school board sets later start for 2014-2015 school year

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 2:04pm

It’s official. Prince George’s parents, mark your calendars.

Schools in Prince George’s County will start one week later for the 2014-15 school year.

The Prince George’s County Board of Education approved the school calendar Tuesday night, and one of the biggest changes is the delayed start.

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Fairfax school board members react with disappointment to proposed county budget

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 1:53pm

On Tuesday, members of the Fairfax County school board took part in a rally before county executive Ed Long presented the proposed budget for next year. Long’s budget calls for a 2 percent increase in local funds to the schools, significantly lower than new superintendent Karen Garza’s original 5.7 percent request.

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Fairfax budget meetings ahead this week

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 1:45pm

Fairfax County School Board members will host two budget meetings this week to discuss strategies for addressing the upcoming decision by the Board of Supervisors to set the tax rate limits for next year.

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Fairfax schools band directors win honors

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 1:16pm

Two Fairfax County band directors received honors this month for exemplary leadership in musical education.

Jane Morgan, who teaches at Stratford Landing and Waynewood elementary schools, and Linda Gammon, of Rachel Carson Middle, were named the 2013-2014 band directors of the year by the Fairfax County Band Directors Association.

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Alternative education gets a remake in Montgomery schools

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:38pm

School board members in Montgomery County got their first detailed look this week at a new plan to turn around the district’s beleaguered alternative education program for students in middle and high school.

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The Learning Network Blog: Is Your Generation Really ‘Postracial’?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:07pm
Do you agree with a recent Times article that says, though many believe that millennials are growing up in a colorblind society, “racial tensions are playing out in new ways among young adults”? Why or why not?
    





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Full - Time Lecturer - Sociology and Anthropology | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:45am
US - MA - Dartmouth, Full-Time Lecturer - Sociology and Anthropology University of Massachusetts Dartmouth The Department of Sociology and Anthropology seeks a Full-Time Lecturer, starting Fall 2014. Responsibilities in
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Loudoun School Board approves pilot musical theater magnet

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 9:25am

The Loudoun County School Board has approved a musical theater pilot program that is scheduled to start next fall at Heritage High School.

As many as 32 talented high school juniors or seniors will be selected for the part-time magnet program, designed to give them an edge when applying for specialized arts programs in college or pursuing work in the field.

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Lecturer in Discipline | Columbia University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 7:38am
US - NY - New York, Summary Description: The Department of Sociology at Columbia University invites applications for a limited-term position at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline to begin July 1, 2014. Initial appointme
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Project Coord Talent 2 | Northwestern University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 7:29am
US - IL - Evanston, Job Summary:The Project Coordinator manages planning, implementation, and day-to-day operations of a program in CTD. This position’s responsibilities include program promotion, student recruitm
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