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D.C. releases new boundaries proposal with emphasis on neighborhood schools

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 8:01pm

D.C. officials on Thursday put forth a new proposal for public school boundaries that would maintain a system of neighborhood schools while providing a pathway for children, particularly those who are disadvantaged, to gain access to schools outside their immediate communities.

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Op-Ed Contributor: California Ruling on Teacher Tenure Is Not Whole Picture

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:59pm
Firing bad educators won’t close the achievement gap.






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With California tenure ruling, a Democratic divide

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:52pm

When a California judge struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers this week, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) both applauded, revealing fissures in the once-solid alliance between labor unions and the Democratic Party.

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Montgomery school board committee to recommend changes to spending rules

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:45pm

A Montgomery County school board committee tentatively agreed Thursday to recommend tightening the district’s expense-reporting practices in the wake of concerns about improper credit card charges and vague rules.

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Prince George’s school board approves charter school’s new campus location

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:00pm

The Prince George’s County Board of Education on Thursday approved a recommendation by schools chief Kevin M. Maxwell to allow a charter school to lease a vacant elementary school in Forestville, despite objections from some parents about safety concerns.

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Assistant Professor – Sustainable Horticultural Energy Management | North Carolina State University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 5:41pm
US - NC - Raleigh, Ph.D. degree in Horticulture, Crop Science, Agronomy, Plant Biology or related field or in Agricultural Engineering or Agricultural Economics. He/she will have demonstrated research productivity thro
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Perverse Incentives: Remember the Problems With Mortgage Defaults? They’re Coming Back With Student Loans

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 5:06pm
Companies managing the loans have little incentive to devise forgiveness plans for borrowers who run into trouble.
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Field Instructors | NYC Outward Bound Schools

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 4:13pm
US - NY, INSTRUCTOR CORE COMPETENCIES PHILOSOPHY Instructors will: Understand and practice OB methodology and experiential education. Articulate OB philosophy, history and objectives. TEACHING SKILLS Ins
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Motherlode Blog: Kids and Parents: Happy to Move Up, Sad to Say Goodbye

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 3:03pm
I think of summer as a happy time of year—which is why I’m annually blindsided by the small sorrows of graduations and change.






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Outreach Program Manager 1 | University of Wisconsin - River Falls

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 3:03pm
US - WI - River Falls, Qualifications Required: Master’s degree in Land Use or Community Planning, Community Development, Sustainable Communities Management, Natural Resource Management or related fields Interest
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Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics and UW Extension Specialist | University of Wisconsin - River Falls

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 2:58pm
US - WI - River Falls, Qualifications Required: Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics or a related area at the start of the tenure process. Applicants who have finished course work and are still working on their dissertation m
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Jill Abramson, Ex-Times Editor, to Teach at Harvard

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 1:38pm
Ms. Abramson, dismissed on May 14 as executive editor of The New York Times, will teach narrative nonfiction to undergraduates.
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Strauss: Real learning doesn’t ‘look like 6-year-olds slumped in chairs … staring at iPads’ — parent tells school board

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 12:16pm

Massachusetts parent Tassia Thomas gave the following testimony to the Cambridge School Committee — a panel of seven members that sets policy and oversees Cambridge Public Schools — earlier this month. It appeared in Cambridge Day , which said it had lightly edited her comments for publication.

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Efforts by Colleges to Curb Assaults Focus on Fraternities

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:32am
As colleges come under intense pressure to curb sexual assault, binge drinking and hazing, they are increasingly looking at their fraternities.






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