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Ed-Tech Community Faces Sexism Concerns

Education Week - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:50am
From sexual harassment to the glass ceiling, the challenges women face in the workplace are suddenly front and center in the educational technology world.
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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Tension Mounts After Apparent Revenge Killing in Jerusalem

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:35am
How should Israeli and Palestinians authorities deal with the escalating tension?






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Assistant Director, Event Management & Protocol | University of California, Riverside

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:49am
US - CA - Riverside, The Assistant Director of Event Management and Protocol is responsible for planning, coordinating, and producing public ceremonies and special events to promote the campus; promote positive media att
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Common-Core Fight Pits La. Governor Against State Chief, Board

Education Week - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:35am
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants the state to jettison tests aligned with the common core, but the state schools chief and school board are balking.
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Multicultural Center Coordinator - Cascade Campus | Portland Community College

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:39am
US - OR - Portland, Multicultural Center Coordinator - Cascade CampusPortland Community CollegeJob SummaryUnder the direction of the Dean of Student Development, plans and administers program objectives and strategies f
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Contract Administrator 2 (7379U) #18176 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:42am
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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Assistant Director, Men's Basketball Operations (5171U) #18172 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:42am
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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Senior Contract Administrator (7380U) #17518 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:42am
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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Project Coordinator for Office of AVC (7397U) #18183 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:42am
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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Business Intelligence Analyst (0657U) #18171 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:42am
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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Strauss: Why we still need affirmative action for African Americans in college admissions

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:01am

Affirmative action in college admissions for African Americans has been losing support in the United States for some time, with new “colorblind” methods of ending gaining ground in the courts. In this powerful defense of affirmative action, Richard Rothstein explains why pretending color doesn’t matter doesn’t actually work and why it is unfair. Rothstein is a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, a non-profit created in 1986 to broaden the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low- and middle-income workers. He is also senior fellow of the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California (Berkeley) School of Law, and he is the author of books including  “Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right,  and “Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap.” He was a national education writer for The New York Times as well.  This first appeared in the American Prospect.

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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Holidays Around the World

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:30am
Test your knowledge of holidays celebrated around the world by playing our crossword.






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | fiat

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 12 New York Times articles in the past year.






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A Period Is Questioned in the Declaration of Independence

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:25pm
The official transcript of the Declaration of Independence may contain an errant period that contributes to what one scholar calls a “routine but serious misunderstanding” of the document.






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