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The Learning Network Blog: Should Felons Be Allowed to Vote After They Have Served Their Time?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:52am
Does someone give up the right to participate in our democracy for committing a felony at any point in life?
    





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House OKs homeless student data bill

Education Week - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 8:59am
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'Transitional' Courses Catch On as College-Prep Strategy

Education Week - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 8:34am
With many students entering college ill prepared to succeed, states and districts are increasingly offering transitional coursework for high schoolers who need extra help.
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High-Speed Broadband Access Is Critical to Success of All Students

Education Week - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 8:30am
U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Chris Gibson, R-N.Y., write that it's time to expand and modernize the country's E-rate program to level the digital playing field for students.
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LEO Lecturer I History/ Humanities 262 | University of Michigan - Dearborn

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 7:32am
US - MI - Dearborn, A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outl
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:30am
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: 6 Q’s About the News | Recent College Graduates and Internships

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 5:36am
Where do many recent college graduates find themselves working instead of traditional jobs? Why?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | History, Feb. 18

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 5:15am
Answer this question about the Civil War.
    





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Strauss: Teacher to 3rd graders: I apologize for having to ‘quantify you with a number’

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 5:00am

Barnett Berry is the founder and chief executive officer of the Center for Teaching Quality, a national nonprofit organization based in Carrboro, North Carolina aimed at transforming the teaching profession. He wrote to me about a colleague of his, Wendi Pillars, a teacher who wrote an apology to young students who are being forced to take too many tests and miss out on hands-on projects and other enriching work. First read what Berry has to say about Wendi Pillars, and then read her letter.

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Penn State Looks South in Naming New President

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 2:25am
Eric Barron, a nationally known climatologist, has been president of Florida State University for the past four years.
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | vex

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/18/2014 - 1:03am
This word has appeared in 19 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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School’s Arab Mascot Draws Fire in California Valley That Prizes Dates

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 10:47pm
Coachella Valley High School, in Thermal, Calif., has agreed to redesign its mascot, the Arab, after a petition from the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.
    





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After Storm, 100% Attendance Is Not 100% Accurate

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 10:44pm
A few schools in New York City reported perfect or near-perfect attendance rates, but a few of them were inaccurately high.
    





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Common Core Curriculum Now Has Critics on the Left

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 8:09pm
The newest chorus of complaints about the common learning standards is coming from one of their earliest champions: New York State.
    





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U.S. Naval Academy midshipman found dead after apparent car accident

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 7:02pm

A midshipman was found dead in an Annapolis creek Sunday after what was apparently a single-vehicle automobile accident on campus, U.S. Naval Academy officials said.

It is too early to know what caused the accident or when it occurred, said Commander John Schofield, a spokesman for the academy. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is leading an investigation.

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Assistant Professor of Social Work | Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 6:32pm
US - TX - Killeen, Assistant Professor of Social Work Texas A&M University-Central Texas offers a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the development of a new institution!  Texas A&M Universit
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