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The Learning Network: Summer Reading Contest Winner, Week 9 | On ‘Power Napping on Campus’

Education News from NY Times - August 30, 2016 - 8:00am
The work of our winner, Sarah Ouslander, and a list of the eight runners-up and 22 honorable mentions who also impressed our judges this week.
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Late Night Circulation Assistant (6760C) #22105 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - August 30, 2016 - 7:30am
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, generat
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Head Preparator for The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (6132U), #22108 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - August 30, 2016 - 7:30am
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, generat
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Senior Academic Advisor, Undergraduate Student Experience | George Washington University

Latest Job Postings - August 30, 2016 - 7:28am
US - DC - Washington, Job Description Summary:It is the academic mission of the George Washington University’s School of Business (GWSB) to be a preeminent business school recognized for scholarly researc
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Adjunct Faculty - History - Emmanuel College | Colleges of the Fenway

Latest Job Postings - August 30, 2016 - 7:16am
US - MA - Boston, more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation and around the world. The College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous c
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The Learning Network: Article of the Day | ‘One Star Over, a Planet That Might Be Another Earth’

Education News from NY Times - August 30, 2016 - 5:00am
What’s your reaction to this discovery? Do you think it sounds promising enough to launch a spacecraft to get a closer look?
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$76 Where There Should Be $600,000: Missing City College Donation Prompts Inquiry

Education News from NY Times - August 30, 2016 - 5:00am
The account is part of the holdings of the institution’s principal fund-raising arm, whose finances, as well as those of the college’s president, are already under scrutiny.
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The Learning Network: Word of the Day + Quiz | dabble

Education News from NY Times - August 30, 2016 - 2:00am
This word has appeared in 41 New York Times articles in the past year.
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Why do kids go to school? Americans are divided on the answer, a new poll shows.

Education News from Washington Post - August 30, 2016 - 12:04am
An annual poll has some surprising results.
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'So loved by everyone he touched': Ithaca College student is mourned after stabbing at Cornell

Education News from Washington Post - August 30, 2016 - 12:04am
Family and friends mourned a 19-year-old who died after fights broke out on the Cornell University campus over the weekend.
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New rankings: Never mind the Ivies. Check out Howard Community College.

Education News from Washington Post - August 30, 2016 - 12:04am
The Washington Monthly's college rankings highlight public service and how well schools serve adult learners.
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Virginia Tech alerts campus after emails threaten violence; police say people at four other schools got the same threats

Education News from Washington Post - August 30, 2016 - 12:04am
University police are investigating threats sent by email to multiple campus addresses Monday afternoon.
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School board, sued by transgender student, asks for Supreme Court review in bathroom case

Education News from Washington Post - August 30, 2016 - 12:04am
The Gloucester County, Va., board had passed a policy barring the student from the boys’ bathroom.
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Washington College creates a scholarship that rewards parents who save

Education News from Washington Post - August 30, 2016 - 12:04am
Parents who use money from a college savings plan to pay for tuition this year may receive a portion of it back.
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Daniel Z. Nelson, Who Put Classrooms in High-Rises, Dies at 86

Education News from NY Times - August 29, 2016 - 8:10pm
Mr. Nelson presided over the New York City Educational Construction Fund, a public benefit corporation that helped create classrooms in partnership with developers.
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Despite Vergara Ruling, Teacher-Tenure Battles Set to Heat Up

Education Week - August 29, 2016 - 4:29pm
The Vergara lawyers' strategy of casting tenure laws as a violation of students' rights has provided a blueprint for continuing debate, experts say.
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