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Accessibility Specialist - Disability Services | Portland Community College

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 7:50am
US - OR - Portland, Accessibility Specialist - Disability ServicesPortland Community CollegeJob SummaryUnder the direction of the Disability Services Director, plans and facilitates the implementation of appropriate acc
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 7:43am
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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Drama - Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (AA6810) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 7:43am
US - WA - Seattle, The University of Washington School of Drama is seeking a versatile, experienced individual to teach digital media, advanced drafting, and introductory and advanced undergraduate scenic design, as a
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Agricultural Technician (8542C), #18056 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:40am
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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AV Technician (6213C) #18047 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:40am
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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Travel Intern (5171U) #18065 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:40am
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 Athletic Director, Sales & Service (7557U) #18061 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:40am
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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Financial Analyst 4 (7710U) #18063 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 6:40am
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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The Learning Network: Does the Way Your Classroom Is Decorated Affect Your Learning?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 5:00am
If you were a teacher trying to create a positive learning environment for students, how would you decorate your classroom?






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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Sunni Militants Drive Iraqi Army Out of Mosul

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:30am
How does the conflict in Iraq connect to the civil war raging in Syria?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Math, June 11, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:11am
Can you calculate how long it will take for student loan debt to reach $10 trillion?






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Strauss: Assessing learning without tests

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:01am

In this era in which standardized tests are the be-all and end-all of accountability, it may seem impossible to imagine a teacher evaluating how well students are learning without giving them a test. Joanne Yatvin actually did it and she explains it in this post. Yatvin is a past president of the National Council of Teachers of English who now supervises student teachers for Portland State University. She also writes books for teachers.

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Strauss: Is this the beginning of the end of teacher tenure?

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:45am

Teachers’ unions just got whacked by a California judge who bought the specious argument offered in the “Vergara trial” that state laws giving tenure, seniority and other job protections to public school teachers deprive students of their constitutional right to an adequate education.  Though he stayed his Tuesday decision striking down five state statutes on teacher employment until an appeal could be made, more such lawsuits will now be filed in other states.

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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | transition

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 12:03am
This word has appeared in 9,040 New York Times articles in the past year.






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DealBook: Endowment Chief to Exit at Harvard

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:42pm
Jane L. Mendillo will exit from her role as manager of the $32.7 billion nest egg by the end of the year; its performance has fallen behind those of other Ivy leagues.
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Success Academy Seeks 14 More Charter Schools in New York City

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:36pm
The city may have to house the new schools or help pay for their space.






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DealBook: Harvard’s Endowment Chief to Step Down

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:33pm
Jane L. Mendillo will exit from her role as manager of the university’s $32.7 billion nest egg by the end of the year; its performance has fallen behind those of other league members.






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National Briefing | Education: Campaigning for Environment, Seminary to Divest Some Holdings

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 9:11pm
The trustees of Union Theological Seminary, a liberal Protestant organization in New York City, voted on Tuesday to divest the school’s $108.4 million endowment from fossil fuel companies.
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Judge Rejects Teacher Tenure for California

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:50pm
The decision handed teachers’ unions a major defeat in a landmark case to overturn laws governing how teachers are hired and fired and is expected to set off similar fights across the nation.






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Economic Scene: One Key to Success: A Belief in a Future

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:29pm
A program for teenage boys in Chicago makes a contribution to the battle against entrenched income inequality.
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