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PeopleSoft Technical Manager (0649U) #19093 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 6:21am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generatin
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Digital Communications Specialist 3 (7455U) #19095 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 6:21am
US - CA - Berkeley, About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generatin
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Education Department releases framework for rating U.S. colleges and universities

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:01am
By the start of next school year, the federal government plans to rate colleges on access, affordability and student outcomes — possibly relying on graduates’ employment and earnings data.Schools could be rated as high performers, low performers, or “in the middle,” according to a “draft framework” of the ratings plan that the Obama administration is releasing Friday. The document, essentially a status report on an initiative President Obama announced in August 2013, leaves many questions unanswered. But it makes clear that the Education Department still intends to assume a new role as an arbiter of the performance of thousands of colleges and universities.Read full article >>






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Arlington School Board votes to move H-B Woodlawn program for new middle school

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:04pm
Arlington’s H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program will move from the building it has occupied since its inception to make room for a new middle school as part of a plan the Arlington School Board approved Thursday night. The plan, which calls for the middle school to open in 2019, is designed to help the district keep up with rapidly growing enrollment.Read full article >>
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Stuyvesant High Student Admits He Didn't Make $72 Million on Stock Trades

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:00pm
After widespread publicity that Mohammed Islam had earned $72 million in the stock market, the story of a 17-year-old Stuyvesant High School senior started to unravel on Monday.






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University of Virginia Officials Criticize Media Coverage

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:08pm
A month after Rolling Stone magazine published a now-discredited account of a gang rape at a fraternity house, University of Virginia officials pushed back against damage done to the college’s reputation.






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U-Va. board leader denounces ‘drive-by journalism’ of Rolling Stone’s rape article

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:06pm
The leader of the University of Virginia’s governing board on Friday denounced Rolling Stone magazine for an article on an alleged gang rape at U-Va. that he likened to a drive-by assault.“Like a neighborhood thrown into chaos by drive-by violence, our tightly knit community has experienced the full fury of drive-by journalism in the 21st century,” U-Va. Rector George Keith Martin said at a meeting of the Board of Visitors in Charlottesville.Read full article >>
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Plan for English language learner schools causes conflict in Pr. George’s County

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 7:05pm
A plan to open two new high school programs for immigrants and English-language learners in Prince George’s County has created a rift between members of the African American and Hispanic communities, with opponents of the proposal questioning the school district’s decision to use its limited resources to benefit one group of students over the other.Read full article >>
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Canada Community 2014 Annual Meeting minutes--Betsy Arntzen

NCSS Blogs from Connected - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:12pm
Canada Community Meeting . Friday November 21, 2014 Present: Ruth Writer, Betsy Arntzen, Jennifer Dawson, Dr. Paul Bennett, Charles Vaughan AGENDA Introducing Charles Vaughan, board liaison, Welcome Charles!Discussed his questions under the heading: What is the Canada Community Doing? Education/knowledge – Big Canada presence at NCSS every year, printed page of all the workshops and events, Canada Community Showcase table, Community Scholar Advocacy – Community members --> Read More

Teacher Education - Elementary Education Social Studies Faculty | Brigham Young University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:53pm
US - UT - Provo, The desired candidate must have earned a relevant doctoral degree from an accredited university, or completed such a degree by August 2015, with a dissertation specific to social studies teaching or l
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S.C. 5th-graders travel back to 1930s with classic cars tour

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:22pm
Fifth-graders at Bradley Elementary School in South Carolina recently toured two classic cars from the 1930s as part of their -More
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Holiday season challenges teachers to separate church, state

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:22pm
December holidays can present some difficulties for classroom teachers as they work to divide church and state, writes Syd Go -More
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Calif. district remains committed to restorative-justice model

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:22pm
Students in a California school district are learning how to talk through conflicts in a restorative-justice program.  -More
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"Seat time" requirement may be dropped in D.C. schools

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:22pm
School officials in Washington, D.C., are considering eliminating a requirement that students' earn high-school diplomas base -More
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Pa. district considers pros, cons of access to YouTube at school

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:22pm
Officials in a Pennsylvania school district are discussing whether students should have access to YouTube from their school-i -More
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Pa. students honor war veterans at wreath-laying ceremony

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:22pm
Student members of the CAHS Patriots organization at Connellsville Area Senior High School in Pennsylvania recently honored w -More
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Mass. students mark Human Rights Day with discussions, awareness

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:22pm
Students in the Amnesty International Club at Scituate High School in Massachusetts addressed human rights violations and glo -More
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