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One-on-One With Arne Duncan

Education Week - September 22, 2015 - 5:46pm
As his annual back-to-school bus tour rolled along, the Secretary of Education talked talked waivers, common core, and other issues with Education Week’s Alyson Klein.
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Online Credit Recovery in Need of Improvement, Study Says

Education Week - September 22, 2015 - 5:42pm
School districts need to make changes to their online credit-recovery programs to focus greater attention on content mastery and evidence of learning gains.
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Pressure Mounts Against Schools' Confederate Ties

Education Week - September 22, 2015 - 5:28pm
The racially motivated church shooting in Charleston, S.C., has spurred districts to reconsider school names, mascots, and imagery linked to the Old South. Such moves stir sharp debate.
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1st Grade Teaching Assistant | Bertschi School

Latest Job Postings - September 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
US - WA - Seattle, A bachelor’s degree An interest in working with elementary age children An ability to comfortably teach up to third grade math and literacy skills A professional desire to work in the class
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Associate Director of Annual Giving (7547U), 20533 | University of California, Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - September 22, 2015 - 5:19pm
US - CA - Berkeley, Associate Director of Annual Giving (7547U), 20533 Main Campus-Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 186
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As ELL Tests Move Online, Educators Hope for Better Gauge of Skills

Education Week - September 22, 2015 - 5:16pm
Most states will shift to new, computer-based assessments to measure their ELLs' English-language proficiency this school year.
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Why Do Students Hate History?

Education Week - September 22, 2015 - 5:14pm
In history class, students should explore topics of interest, not just memorize a chronology of events, writes Greg Milo.
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STEM Should Broaden, Not Narrow, the Curriculum

Education Week - September 22, 2015 - 4:53pm
The integration of STEM in schools will spark innovation, not diminish other subjects, write Ann Myers and Jill Berkowicz.
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Virginia Military Institute cadet dies after collapsing during training

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2015 - 3:58pm
Sean Duc Hoang, 18, had graduated this year from Oakton High School in Fairfax County.

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Economic Scene: Education Gap Between Rich and Poor Is Growing Wider

Education News from NY Times - September 22, 2015 - 3:57pm
Racial disparities in education have narrowed significantly, but the achievement gap between more affluent and less privileged children is wider than ever.

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Instructor of English-Tenure Track (2 positions) | Westchester Community College

Latest Job Postings - September 22, 2015 - 3:28pm
US - NY - Valhalla, QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master’s degree in Composition and Rhetoric, English, English Education or MFA and the equivalent of one year of full-time college-level teaching experience are required.
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How students responded to rates of sexual assault on their own elite campuses

Education News from Washington Post - September 22, 2015 - 3:12pm
Student newspaper editorials take on the results of a major campus sexual-assault survey.

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