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National Briefing | Washington: Survey Finds Low Rate of Sexual Assault Inquiries at Colleges

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:20pm
A survey of American colleges and universities found that many had gone years without investigating a sexual assault.






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Deal Allows University of Texas President to Keep Job for Now

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:49pm
Under the agreement, William Powers Jr., who was threatened with firing in a long-simmering clash over turf, personality and ideology, will keep his job until he formally resigns next June.






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Preschool Teacher | St. James' Preschool

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 7:24pm
US - CA, Minimum Requirements: •BA degree in Early Childhood Education •Expertise in Child Development and experience teaching in accredited school •Must have excellent verbal and written communication skil
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Industrial Relations/ Labor Economics Librarian | Princeton University

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:51pm
US - NJ - Princeton,  Essential Qualifications: MLS from ALA-accredited library/information science graduate program AND/OR advanced graduate degree in a quantitative social science such as economics or business, wit
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Biggest influence on a child’s education may be the mother’s education

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:28pm

It’s long been known that a mother’s education status has a sizable influence on her children’s academic lives. But a report released Wednesday enumerates many of the ways a mother’s education plays out in the next generation’s economic, social and health outcomes as well.

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Motherlode Blog: Parent on a Smartphone, With Almost No Guilt

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:14pm
Smartphones can make us more present as parents—or not.






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Technical Services Librarian | Cape Cod Community College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:02pm
US - MA - West Barnstable, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school. Three years of professional library experience, including supervisory responsibilities. Current knowledge of trends, deve
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Refrigeration Mechanic, | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:00pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Qualifications/Core Competencies: Minimum Qualifications: Two years Refrigeration Mechanic work experience with journeyman standing. Vocational training may be substituted for work experie
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McCaskill questions athletics-department role in sex-assault cases involving athletes

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 2:00pm

About one in five colleges surveyed nationwide give their athletic departments oversight over cases of sexual violence involving student athletes, a Senate Democrat reported Wednesday.

That finding emerged from a survey of hundreds of colleges that Sen. Claire McCaskill’s staff conducted about campus sex assaults. The survey provides an unusually detailed look at variations in policies and customs in what has become an explosive issue for higher education.

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Program Coordinator, | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:53pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Qualifications/Core Competencies: Minimum Qualifications: High school graduation or equivalent and two years of work experience in Student Services, Student Programs, Student organizations
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Bookstore Buyer | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:46pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Qualifications/Core Competencies: Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree and one year of full-time experience in retail buying or purchasing merchandise for sale; or equivalent education
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Students research, create exhibits honoring Canada's war history

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Students at Waterdown District High School in Ontario recently hosted a classroom exhibit to showcase Canadian war history an -More
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Maker Movement marks a turning point in education

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
A new industrial revolution is underway with the modern Maker Movement, in which classrooms and lessons are designed to foste -More
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Should educators stay connected during the summer?

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Principal Matt Renwick reflects in this blog post on a dilemma that all connected educators face -- whether to stay connected -More
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La. initiative teaches educators about workforce education

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Louisiana teachers are learning how to prepare students for an anticipated boom in high-skill jobs in the state.  -More
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How games can motivate, engage students

NCSS Smartbrief - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 1:12pm
Games are powerful motivators for students, asserts computer science teacher Douglas Kiang, who spoke on the topic during a r -More
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