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Latin American & Iberian Studies Librarian | Columbia University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 6:44am
US - NY - New York, Summary Description: Columbia University Libraries/Information Services is seeking applications for the position of Latin American & Iberian Studies (LAIS) Librarian. The LAIS Librarian is responsibl
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Student Academic Advisor 3, College of Chemistry (4545U) #18483 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 6:05am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generatin
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Temporary Lead Custodian (5113C) #18491 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 6:05am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generatin
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National Briefing | South: Louisiana: Judge Denies Halt to School Standards

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:21pm
A state judge on Friday refused a temporary injunction sought against state education officials in an effort to block application of the Common Core education standards.






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The new school year brings changes to the region’s schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:36pm

The 2014-2015 school year begins with a lot happening in the world of education, from the implementation of the Common Core State Standards tests in many states (including The District and Maryland) — and a backlash against them — to high-profile challenges against teacher tenure. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, more than 55 million students from pre-K to 12th-grade are expected to be in classes this fall, more than 18 percent of the U.S. population.

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Notre Dame Investigating Four Players

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:09pm
Four Notre Dame football players are being held out of practice while the school investigates what it is calling “suspected academic dishonesty,” the university told the N.C.A.A.






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Motherlode Blog: When Sports and Family Time Conflict, Speak Up

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:15pm
Try saying this out loud: “Family and academics are more important than sports, until sports conflict, then sports win.”






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Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time Amid Millions in Budget Cuts

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:59pm
The Pennsylvania legislature is considering a cigarette tax for the city that would make the budget reductions temporary.






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Three local middle-schoolers are finalists for science ingenuity

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:15pm

Katherine Wu, 14, takes an annual road trip to Florida with her family, where they usually visit an amusement park, her favorite so far being Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It’s at least a 14-hour drive from their home in Montgomery County.

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Your Money Adviser: Heading Off to College? Time to Think About Banking Needs

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:10pm
First-time college students should think about the options for their financial service needs before arriving on campus and beginning school activities.
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Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, tenure-track | Elon University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:42pm
US - NC - Elon, The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Elon University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant professor level in cultural anthropology beginning in fall of 2015. Ph.D.
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Looking for a Washington area college? See coverage of schools in D.C., Md., Va.

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:37pm

Washington is one of the nation’s top college towns. The capital and the surrounding region boast a variety of schools, public and private, that fill distinctive academic niches. Some have national or global reputations for excellence. For detailed Post coverage of selected colleges and universities, click an icon on the map below and then click on a school’s name to go to its individual page. Scroll out on the interactive map to see schools in Maryland and Virginia, or choose schools from the list below it. This is not a comprehensive list of schools in the Washington region, and we’ll be adding more throughout the coming school year.

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N.Y. educators to bring Colonial Va. experience to their classrooms

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Twenty elementary-school teachers from New York state plan to return to the classroom with a fresh perspective on history aft -More
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Educator highlights 3 social-emotional lesson ideas

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Research shows that social-emotional learning improves students' academic performance and teaches them how to persevere throu -More
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President signs bill to reauthorize funding for autism research

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill that reauthorizes federal funding for autism programs.  -More
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NYC, Tenn. test anti-poverty initiatives for students, parents

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:27pm
Students from low-income households in Memphis, Tenn., and the South Bronx, N.Y., are receiving financial incentives for scho -More
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