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Don't ask us for trigger warnings or safe spaces, the University of Chicago tells freshmen

Education News from Washington Post - August 26, 2016 - 12:04am
The dean of the College at the University of Chicago sent a letter to incoming freshmen emphasizing the school's commitment to free speech, even if that speech might be upsetting to some students.
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Portland schools reconsider ban on rap music after 'racist memo' goes viral

Education News from Washington Post - August 26, 2016 - 12:04am
The memo states: "The stations that are deemed inappropriate include any religious, rap music or talk show programs."
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This really might be the end of ITT

Education News from Washington Post - August 26, 2016 - 12:04am
The Department of Education has curtailed the for-profit company's access to millions of dollars in federal financial aid, a potential death blow for the publicly traded company.
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Eight new questions parents should ask at back-to-school night

Education News from Washington Post - August 26, 2016 - 12:04am
They aren't the standard "what is your homework policy" questions.
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New book: Obama's Education Department and Gates Foundation were closer than you thought

Education News from Washington Post - August 26, 2016 - 12:04am
"Policy Patrons" provides unusual detail into the thinking of four big foundations involved in education.
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Bloomberg gives Harvard $32 million to teach mayors and aides

Education News from Washington Post - August 26, 2016 - 12:04am
New York City's former mayor aims to help other mayors tackle urban problems.
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The law requires gym class for all students, but this charter school is refusing

Education News from Washington Post - August 26, 2016 - 12:04am
BASIS DC tells parents that exercise isn’t for everyone.
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Dropped off at the wrong bus stop? Find out what this pre-K student did next

Education News from Washington Post - August 26, 2016 - 12:04am
The 4-year-old Prince George’s Co. girl crossed a street with the help of a Good Samaritan.
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ITT College Chain Barred From Enrolling Students With U.S. Aid

Education News from NY Times - August 25, 2016 - 11:12pm
The for-profit chain also faces a series of other measures, including a payment of $153 million to the Department of Education.
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Program Manager - ComGen, #016082 | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - August 25, 2016 - 5:51pm
US - WA - bellevue,  Qualifications/Core Competencies: Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Biological Science or related field Research experience Effective communication skills Preferred Q
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Project Designer/ Architect | University of Arkansas Community DesignCenter

Latest Job Postings - August 25, 2016 - 3:05pm
US - AR - Fayetteville, Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education • Demonstrated design/planning and representational experi
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Assistant Professor, Socio-Cultural Anthropology | University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus

Latest Job Postings - August 25, 2016 - 1:43pm
CAN - ON - Toronto, The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in socio-cultural anthropology. The appointment will be at the rank
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Long-term Upper Elementary Guest Teaching Position | Lowell

Latest Job Postings - August 25, 2016 - 9:20am
US - DC - Washington, Lowell is seeking a dynamic, long-term upper elementary teacher who has experience planning an integrated curriculum, experience with responsive classroom, is committed to academic excellence, and wh
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National Parks at 100: Outdoor Classrooms for Experiential Learning

Education Week - August 25, 2016 - 8:14am
Our national parks offer educational opportunities to narrow the "experience gap," write Milton Chen and U.S. National Park Service director Jonathan B. Jarvis.
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