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One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor or Lecturer, Anthropology | Sweet Briar College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:00am
US - VA - Sweet Briar, Applicants should email to anthsearch@sbc.edu: CV/résumé; a letter of application; supporting evidence of teaching experience (philosophical statement of teaching, sample syllabi or course evaluations
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Maxwell hires Shawn Joseph as deputy school superintendent in Prince George’s County

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 9:30am

Prince George’s County Schools Chief Kevin M. Maxwell has hired a former school superintendent from Delaware to serve as deputy superintendent, signaling that Maxwell has not finished assembling his new executive cabinet.

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Where Are the Black Male Teachers?

Education Week - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 8:50am
School leaders must take concrete action to attract black men into K-12 teaching, an area where they are now grossly underrepresented, says Donald G. Nicolas.
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Partisan Split on Common Core Evident in Congress

Education Week - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 8:49am
A spate of GOP-sponsored legislation targets what critics see as an improper federal role in boosting the common academic standards.
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Lecturer / Com Dev & Applied Economics/ 51040 / 0041142 | University of Vermont

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 7:35am
US - VT - Burlington, The University of Vermont (UVM) invites applicants for a lecturer position in the Department of Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE) with expertise in Public Communication. Application
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Director of Libraries | California College of the Arts

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 7:14am
US - CA - Oakland, Director of LibrariesCalifornia College of the ArtsFULL-TIME, EXEMPTJOB #2209FEBRUARY 2014THE COLLEGE:Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent college of art and desig
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:35am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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The Learning Network Blog: How Much Control Do You Think You Have Over Your Fate?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 6:00am
Do you think you will be better or worse off than your parents? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | How a Kingpin Above the Law Fell, Incredibly, Without a Shot

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:30am
What effect do you think the arrest of Joaquín Guzmán Loera will have on drug trafficking and drug-related violence?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | History, Feb. 25

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:15am
Answer this question about the United States Senate.
    





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Strauss: The forgotten factor in student achievement: the student

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 5:00am

Will Fitzhugh is the founder and editor of The Concord Review, believed to be the world’s only English-language quarterly review for history academic papers by high school students. The Review, founded in Massachusetts in March 1978, comes out four times a year and has published more than 1,000 history research papers -- with an average of 6,000 words, with end notes and bibliography -- from secondary student authors in 46 states and nearly 40 countries. The latest edition, Winter 2013, includes research papers on Jackie Robinson, the Proclamation of 1763 and the German Navy in World War I.

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | irremediable

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 1:08am
This word has appeared in one New York Times article in the past year.
    





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Strauss: Oscar-nominated ’12 Years a Slave’ to be distributed to high schools

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:50pm

After I saw “12 Years a Slave” late last year, I wrote that it was a film that mature high school students could and should see to help understand the realities of the horrors of slavery in the United States. The movie, based on an 1853 memoir of the same name by Solomon Northrup, tells with great power the story of how an educated and accomplished free black man was kidnapped, sold into slavery and held for a dozen years.

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Colorblind Notion Aside, Colleges Grapple With Racial Tension

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 10:49pm
Racial tensions are playing out in new ways on college campuses nationwide, like the University of Michigan, which has seen a sharp decline in black undergraduate enrollment.
    





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D.C. official faces questions about D.C. TAG audit

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 7:40pm

D.C. Council members on Monday quizzed State Superintendent of Education Jesús Aguirre about an unreleased audit showing that city officials cannot account for nearly $10 million in federal taxpayer dollars meant for a tuition assistance program that helps D.C. students pay for college.

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Fairfax Parent groups to host discussions on teen alcohol and drug use

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 4:00pm

Parent groups in Fairfax are hosting a series of talks for parents featuring area teens openly discussing alcohol and drug use among high schoolers on the weekends.

The “Saturday Night in the Suburbs” events will kick off tonight at 7 p.m. at Herndon High School.

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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 11-25, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:04pm
The News Quiz took a week of vacation last week, so the 10 questions in this quiz cover headline-making events from the last two weeks, from the Olympics to Ukraine to gay rights.
    





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N.M. 3rd-grade students take to stage to share knowledge of the Navajo

NCSS Smartbrief - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:57pm
Third-grade students in the Central Consolidated School District in Shiprock, N.M., told stories and sang songs in the Navajo -More
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