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College Costs: Amherst College and Financial Aid

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:59am
The published price at Amherst has soared in recent years. The actual price is virtually unchanged.
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Montgomery task force on cyber civility extends its work into the fall

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:53am

A Montgomery County schools task force looking into how to boost online civility will extend its work into the fall, continuing to meet through late October, the group decided.

The task force was announced last December after Superintendent Joshua P. Starr was zinged with offensive tweets as he and other district officials weighed whether to close schools for snow and icy weather. Some tweets included cursing or racial epithets.

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Motherlode Blog: Telling the Kids: ‘We’re Moving.’

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:15am
Telling my children we were moving from Atlanta to Nashville was easier than I thought it would be. Getting over worrying about how the move would affect them was not.

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:22am
US - MI - Ann Arbor, Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a concise personal statement describing your vision and plans for research and education, and copies of three letters of reference. To apply go to htt
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Strauss: Michelle Rhee has a new position

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:02am

Michelle Rhee just got a new position.

According to the Sacramento Bee she was just named interim board chairwoman of St. Hope Schools, a small group of Sacramento charter schools. The new position gives “Rhee a powerful new role in the charter school system founded by her husband, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.” But she isn’t giving up her day job, which is running the advocacy group StudentsFirst.

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Collegiate Assistant Professor | University of Chicago (UC)

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:38am
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Director, David R Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future | Cornell University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:05am
US - NY - Ithaca, Director, David R Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future-25040 Description  CORNELL UNIVERSITYDIRECTOR OF THE DAVID R. ATKINSON CENTER FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE   Nominations and appli
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 8:08am
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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Associate Teacher | University of Michigan - Flint

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:39am
US - MI - Flint, Teacher (duties are not listed in priority order): *Provide a safe, healthy learning environment for children birth to five years * Effectively manage a classroom by maintaining consistency and
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Asst Prof of Pol Sci -Public Administration | University of Michigan - Dearborn

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:38am
US - MI - Dearborn, For consideration, please complete the online employment application. Additionally, applicants should also submit a cover letter indicating their teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae,
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Multigenerational Programs Aim to Break Poverty Cycle

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:32am
New efforts are looking to help both children and their parents get a leg up and a better education.
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Born Amid Tumult, Head Start Deeply Rooted in Mississippi

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:31am
Community connections forged during the civil rights era have helped sustain Head Start as a powerful presence for generations of Mississippians.
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School Meal Programs Extend Their Reach

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:27am
Fifty years after the War on Poverty, child hunger persists, despite deepened understanding of the problem and growing efforts to eradicate it.
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How We Can Strengthen Schools Serving Low-Income Children

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:19am
Three innovative and durable programs offer lessons in how to build the supportive school communities that can help low-income children thrive, Greg Duncan and Richard Murnane say.
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Head Start Endures, Evolves as 50-Year Milestone Nears

Education Week - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:17am
The ambitious early-childhood program launched in 1965 as part of the War on Poverty is going through dramatic—and sometimes painful—changes, while continuing to pursue its mission.
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