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Change Education Attitudes, Not Just Management

Education Week - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:12pm
Rather than quick fixes through "management science," schools must improve students’ attitudes about achievement, Garrison Walters says.
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Why Do Some Schools Feel Like Prisons?

Education Week - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:10pm
In some struggling majority-minority schools, the emphasis is on discipline to the detriment of learning, Samina Hadi-Tabassum says.
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Rules Alone Won't Propel Improvement of Teacher Ed. Programs

Education Week - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:08pm
To fix how this country evaluates education schools will require more than just data measurement, writes Susan H. Fuhrman.
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Blogs of the Week

Education Week - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:00pm
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Strauss: ‘School is closed (cause it snowed so much last night)’ — A (frozen) video

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:07pm
Matt Glendinning, head of the private Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, which was founded in 1784 by a Quaker abolitionist, created the following amusing video to let everyone know school was closed because of the blizzard.Read full article >>

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Strauss: Why a 7-year-old named Rex gets sad and nervous at school

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:57pm
Sometimes kids say things best.Saige Price, a 7-year-old second-grader at Briarwood Elementary School in Florham Park, N.J., recently addressed the New Jersey Board of Education about her experience in school. She said in part:Read full article >>

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President | Mount Marty College

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:51pm
US - SD, Mount Marty College is a private, Catholic, Benedictine coeducational, liberal arts college located in Yankton, South Dakota. Situated on the bluffs of the Missouri River, the main campus is an 80-ac
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Strauss: N.Y. teachers bash Gov. Cuomo: Your reform plans are ‘extremely damaging’

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:47pm
There are three possibilities why New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would ignore the position of the American Statistical Association on how not to use statistics to evaluate teachers.One is that he doesn’t know the organization’s position. Two is that he knows but doesn’t understand it. Three is that he knows and understands but thinks he knows better.Read full article >>

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Law Enforcement, Assistant Professor (PRF# AA16026) Job Class/ Faculty Discipline: State University F | Minnesota State University, Mankato

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:41pm
US - MN - Mankato, Responsibilities:Minnesota State University, Mankato seeks applicants for a tenure-track (probationary) position, at the assistant professor rank. Areas of focus should include a combination of the f
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Maryland graduation rates hit a new high

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:33pm
Maryland’s graduation rate has hit a record high, with more than 86 percent of students earning diplomas within four years, according to state data released Tuesday.State officials cheered the new milestone, noting that the rate has climbed more than four percentage points since 2010, when just fewer than 82 percent of high school students graduated on time statewide.Read full article >>

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Four Va. universities respond to bill that would require police notification of sexual assaults

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:10pm
A bill moving in the Virginia legislature would require public universities to notify police within 24 hours after school officials learn of an alleged sexual assault on campus.The Washington Post asked four universities for response to the bill, which won approval Monday from a state Senate subcommittee and appears to have support from the public, as nine out of 10 Virginia voters say sexual assaults on campus should be reported to police immediately. The proposal is likely to generate significant debate because it could affect not only how sexual assault allegations are investigated but also whether students decide to step forward to report an attack.Read full article >>

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Full-time Tenure Track Faculty in Sociology (Assistant Rank) | Point Loma Nazarene University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 2:02pm
US - CA - San Diego, D. or M.A. in Sociology preferred, Ph.D.’s in closely related fields will be considered. Evidence of Christian commitment and active church involvement. Thorough commitment to the concept of
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Assistant Professor - Sociology - Tenure Track | Western Michigan University

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:38pm
US - MI - Kalamazoo, Major Duties: - Teach courses in the Criminal Justice major and minor with emphasis in race, ethnicity and justice- Teaching in General Education Sociology courses- Active research and publication a
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