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Instructor | University of Oregon

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 8:14am
US - OR - Eugene, InstructorPolitical SciencePosting: 14142Location: EugeneCloses: Open Until FilledThe Department of Political Science invites applications for a one-term instructor position specializing in Politics
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Retention and Multicultural Coordinator | Portland Community College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 8:11am
US - OR - Portland, Retention and Multicultural CoordinatorPortland Community College DistrictJob SummaryUnder the direction of the Dean of Student Development, plans and administers program objectives and strategies fo
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The Learning Network: Do You Read for Pleasure?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 5:06am
A recent study shows teenagers don’t read for pleasure much anymore. Do you? What books would you recommend to others looking to read for fun?






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Who Gets to Graduate?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 5:00am
Rich students complete their college degrees; working-class students like Vanessa Brewer usually don’t. Can the University of Texas change her chances of success?
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Sept. 11 Memorial Museum at Ground Zero Prepares for Opening

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 4:57am
How does the interior design of the museum honor the emotional weight of Sept. 11 and the days that followed?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | English, May 15, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 4:12am
Can you choose the word that correctly completes the sentence?






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Strauss: Pushback on standardized testing around the country getting stronger

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 4:02am

To get an idea of what is going on around the country in regards to the growing anti-standardized testing movement, look at the following collection of stories that have come out in the last week or about the growing resistance around the country to high-stakes standardized testing. This list was issued by the National Center for Fair and Open Testing, a non-profit organization known as FairTest that is dedicated to ending the misuse and abuse of standardized testing. FairTest puts out an updated list every week.

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | rant

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:06am
This word has appeared in 258 New York Times articles in the past year.






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Parents protest cuts to autism program in Arlington

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 9:56pm

Some Arlington County parents are protesting a proposed cut in the number of aides who help students with mild forms of autism function in mainstream classes.

Several years ago, the county began offering a program with more structured support to help high-functioning students in middle school and high school — those often diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome — with social skills that they need in the classroom. About 60 students are enrolled in the program.

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Executive Director, Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership (0379U) | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 7:03pm
US - CA - Berkeley, Executive Director, Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership (0379U) #17665UC Berkeley - Main CampusThe University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and rese
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Catania seeks to shift school renovations, add at-risk funds

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:47pm

D.C. Council Education Committee Chairman David A. Catania is proposing to delay reopening the old Spingarn High School for several years in order to pay for renovations at existing schools, where parents have been advocating for improvements.

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Retirees Are Finding Second Careers at Historical Sites

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:47pm
Many older adults have found a home or a second career as historical interpreters at living history museums or as docents at historic house museums.
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Motherlode Blog: The Language of Autism: Disease or Difference?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:24pm
The debate over whether autism is a disease to be cured or a variation to be celebrated is an abstraction, utterly disconnected to our day-to-day experience. To describe that, I cannot avoid the lexicon of illness.






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Assistant Vice Chancellor - Construction & Design (0483U) | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 5:12pm
US - CA - Berkeley, Assistant Vice Chancellor - Construction & Design (0483U) #17796UC Berkeley - Off CampusThe University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research insti
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Motherlode Blog: Looking for a Family That Is Looking to Eat More Vegetables

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:57pm
Want cookbook author and Times columnist Martha Rose Shulman to help your family eat more healthily? We’re looking for you.






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D.C.’s Roosevelt High to become international-themed school

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:37pm

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announced Wednesday that she plans to transform Roosevelt High into an “international relations focused school” when it reopens, fully renovated, in fall 2015.

Roosevelt is one of several neighborhood high schools with poor test scores and high truancy rates that has struggled to attract students in recent years. Its relaunch is part of the school system’s broader effort to redesign secondary schools across the city.

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Child Development Center Director - Joint Base Anacostia Bolling | Navy Child & Youth Programs

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 1:40pm
US - DC - Washington, Must submit copy of College Degree and/or course completion certifications with your application packet to be considered for this position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have one of the following:
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Laura Nedd Shelton named Prince George’s Teacher of the Year

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 05/14/2014 - 12:45pm

Sixteen years ago, Laura Nedd Shelton was a correctional officer in a men’s prison in Virginia wondering how she could help affect people’s lives — especially young men’s lives — before they made bad choices that had an impact on their futures.

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