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Christian School Faulted for Halting Abuse Study

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:07pm
People with ties to Bob Jones University criticized the firing of a Christian consulting group the school hired to investigate its handling of sexual assaults.
    





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New York Officials Stall Plans to Tweak Teacher Evaluations

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:30pm
After criticism from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, the State Board of Regents set aside a proposal to let teachers contest poor assessments by citing difficulties related to the new Common Core standards.
    





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School districts making up for lost snow days

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:28pm

As Washington braces for another predicted snowfall Wednesday night, area school systems are counting the days and hours they need to make up if their students spend yet another day home from school.

Some districts are considering shrinking spring break or extending the school year. Others are adding minutes to the school day. For thousands of students, previously scheduled teacher work days will turn into regular school days.

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New federal health care rules define workload of part-time college instructors

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 9:03pm

New rules for the Affordable Care Act spell out for the first time a federal method to define the workload of part-time college instructors, but the formula will not necessarily require schools to provide the instructors with health-care coverage.

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F/ T Faculty: Sociology-Behavioral Science Department | Bunker Hill Community College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 8:26pm
US - MA - Boston, Full-time Tenure Track Faculty Requirements:BHCC seeks full-time faculty who demonstrate a passion for teaching and a desire to join faculty and staff to expand and create new strategies for student
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The Learning Network Blog: Teaching the Sochi Olympics | History, Geography and Social Studies

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 5:32pm
These 2014 Olympics offer teachers an opportunity to take an event that students are already watching and talking about, and turn it into a teachable moment.
    





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Archivist/ Metadata Specialist | Yale University Library

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:52pm
US - CT - New Haven, Manuscripts and Archives Yale University Library New Haven, CT Rank:  Librarian [Librarian 1-2] Requisition:  24284BR www.yale.edu/jobs   Yale University offers ex
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Dean - School of Business and Professional Studies | St. Catherine University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:41pm
US - MN - St. Paul, Qualifications: The Dean of Business and Professional Studies will demonstrate the following: Understanding and support for the University’s mission as a Catholic, liberal arts  &n
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William & Mary Law School Assistant Dean of Career Services | Assistant Dean- Career Services

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:20pm
US - VA - Williamsburg, REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: •A law degree or a graduate degree in career development, counseling, student services, or related field is required. •Knowledge of career counseling and career developme
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Maryland high school seniors top the nation on AP exams

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 2:35pm

For the eighth consecutive year, Maryland had the highest percentage of high school seniors in the country pass Advanced Placement tests in 2013.

Nearly 30 percent of Maryland’s seniors earned a college-ready score of 3 or better on the tests, according to a report released by the College Board on Tuesday. The tests — which range from the arts to world languages across more than 30 subjects — aim to give students a taste of work at the college level, and those who pass them can earn college credit while still in high school.

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Assistant/ Associate Professor of Ministry Leadership | Palm Beach Atlantic University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 2:13pm
US - FL - West Palm Beach, Type: Full Time Faculty Date Available: August 2014 Qualifications: The successful candidate will oversee the Christian Social Ministry track within our ministry degree program. Therefore, a
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Director of Library Services | Warner Pacific College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 1:49pm
US - OR, Minimum Qualifications: Earned master degree in library/information science Administrative experience demonstrating excellent communication, firmness, fairness, openness, patience, attention t
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Fairfax students win writing awards

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 1:14pm

More than 50 Fairfax County students from 16 high schools received honors in the 2014 Scholastic Writing awards regional competition.

The 57 students include 21 teens who qualified for the national awards sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers to be held later this year.

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Strauss: Kids don’t learn better in single-sex classes -- meta analysis

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 12:01pm

My Post colleague Ovetta Wiggins wrote in this new story about students in the Washington region and beyond learning in single-gender classrooms. The story raises the question: Do in fact students learn better in single-sex classes? In this post, cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham looks at a new analysis that provides one answer. Willingham is a professor and director of graduate studies in psychology at the University of Virginia and author of “Why Don’t Students Like School?” His latest book is “When Can You Trust The Experts? How to tell good science from bad in education.” This appeared on his Science and Education blog.

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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:41am
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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ELI Academic Advisor | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:59am
US - CA - San Diego, UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 02/10/14 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible AC
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ELI Academic Advisor | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:59am
US - CA - San Diego, UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 02/10/14 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible AC
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