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Corcoran deal expands GWU’s footprint, and U-Md.’s plan for partnership ends suddenly

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 10:27am

George Washington University’s pending plan to take over the Corcoran College of Art and Design would expand the footprint of the largest university in the nation’s capital.

Details remain to be negotiated. But the structure of the deal, announced Wednesday, would make GWU the new owner of the Corcoran’s building on 17th Street NW, next to the White House. It also, according to GWU, would transfer to the university a Corcoran campus in Georgetown on 35th Street NW.

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Computer Technical Support Consultant 2 (UCP 7) | University of Connecticut

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 7:45am
US - CT - STORRS, The School of Business is seeking a full time Academic Programs Technology Specialist to work in the School’s Information and Communications (IT) Department.  The incumbent will report to
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Chief Financial Officer - Haas School of Business (0213U) #17444 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 7:25am
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, generat
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Public Education Specialist 4 (4169U) | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 7:25am
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, generat
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Administrative Support Specialist (4723C) # 17437 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 7:25am
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, generat
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Executive Assistant/ Membership Coordinator | University of California, Riverside

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 7:00am
US - CA - Riverside, About this position: Executive Assistant/Membership Coordinator, Alumni and Constituent Relations, University of California, Riverside. The Executive Assistant/Membership Coordinator provides adminis
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 6:34am
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: Should Terminally Ill Patients Be Allowed to Die on Their Own Terms?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 6:00am
When patients and their families want it, should doctors be allowed to end a patient’s life by some painless means?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Blaze and Bloodshed in Kiev

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 5:28am
What events in Ukraine have led to what the government describes as an attempted coup?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | English, Feb. 20, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 5:13am
Can you choose the best meaning of “conflating” as it is used in the article?
    





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Strauss: #ResistTFA popular on Twitter

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 5:00am

A student-led campaign against Teach For America took to Twitter this week and has been proving to be popular, at one point more so than tweets with the Olympic hashtag.

The Twitter effort is being led by Students United for Public Education, a grassroots, student-led organization founded by Stephanie Rivera, a Rutgers University Graduate School of Education Student & Urban Teaching Fellow, and Hannah Nguyen, University of Southern California student and a chapter leader of SUPE.

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | wan

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 1:07am
This word has appeared in 134 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Scrutiny in California for Software in Schools

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 1:02am
Proposed legislation would prohibit websites, online services and mobile apps for kindergartners through 12th graders from compiling, using or sharing the personal information of students.
    
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Strauss: Text of U-Md. president’s letter about massive computer security breach

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 02/20/2014 - 12:47am

A computer security breach at the University of Maryland has compromised more than 300,000 personal records for faculty, staff and students who have received identification cards. Here’s the letter about the breach from university President Wallace D. Loh released on Wednesday:

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About New York: In Debate Over Paying for Pre-K, Little Agreement Aside From the Goal

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:40pm
Questions and skepticism surround two competing early education plans by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
    





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Police use Taser on cafeteria manager at Arlington elementary school after altercation

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 11:32pm

An Arlington County police officer used a Taser on a cafeteria manager at an elementary school Wednesday after the school employee had an altercation with an administrator, police and school officials said.

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Federal Lawsuit Accuses For-Profit Schools of Fraud

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:40pm
Former employees of the Premier Education Group say officials falsified records to keep students enrolled in order to secure government grant and loan money.
    
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U-Md. computer security attack exposes 300,000 records

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/19/2014 - 10:15pm

More than 300,000 personal records for faculty, staff and students who have received identification cards at the University of Maryland were compromised in a computer security breach this week, school officials said.

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