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Motherlode Blog: Playgrounds for Kids Who Can’t Run and Jump

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:30pm
Knowing how many ordinary pleasures were cut off from my daughter, I was angry when something as common as swinging through the air on a hot summer day was also unreachable because of broken or missing equipment.






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Motherlode Blog: Goodbye to Cloth Diapers, and Ideal Motherhood

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:29pm
Those washable diapers were part and parcel of the vision I had of myself as a woman and a mother. And when I gave them up, I didn’t know who I was any more.






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | College Knowledge

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 2:09pm
Test your knowledge of college life by playing our crossword.






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Poll: 70 percent of voters support federal preschool expansion

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:52pm

Seven in 10 voters, including six in 10 Republicans, support a plan for the federal government to expand quality early childhood programs for low- and middle-income families, according to a national poll sponsored by the First Five Years Fund, an advocacy group.

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Motherlode Blog: Easy Ways to Get More Vegetables on the Table, More Often

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:34pm
Lots of different types of vegetables and beans can fill a taco, be the excuse for a soup, or top a big bowl.






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D.C. schools hire expert to help improve outcomes for African American boys

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:00pm

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson has hired Robert Simmons, a professor of urban education whose work focuses on the experiences of African American boys, for a new senior-level position as the school system’s chief of innovation and research.

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La. Governor Accuses State Ed. Dept. of Improper Contracting

Education Week - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 9:03am
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration says the state education department appears to have repeatedly sidestepped requirements of Louisiana procurement laws on testing contracts.
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Women in Tech: Some Universities Crack Code in Drawing Women to Computer Science

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 7:05am
Brochures, mentorship programs and the training of high school teachers are some of the tools being used to reverse a trend.
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Your Money Adviser: Not All Community Colleges Offer Federal Student Loans

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:21am
Many community colleges choose not to participate in federal student loan programs, because it could raise the school’s default rate.






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Assistant Professor, International Political Economy | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 6:06am
US - CA - La Jolla, Assistant Professor, International Political Economy (10-779)School of International Relations & Pacific Studies [School of International Relations and Pacific Stud]University of California San D
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Open Rank | Northwestern University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:41am
US - IL - Evanston, Northwestern UniversityKellogg School of ManagementEvanston, IllinoisFaculty Positions in Managerial Economics andDecision SciencesApplications are invited for faculty positions in the Managerial Eco
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