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Strauss: Is it unethical to use untested technology in the classroom?

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 12:45pm

Is it unethical to use untested technology in classrooms? Answering the question is education historian Larry Cuban, who was a high school social studies teacher for 14 years and a district superintendent (seven years in Arlington, VA). He is now professor emeritus of education at Stanford University, where he has taught for more than 20 years. His latest book is “Inside the Black Box of Classroom Practice: Change without Reform in American Education.” This appeared on his blog, Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice.
By Larry Cuban

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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 02/09/2014 - 6:20am
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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At U-Va., $4 million gift calms some of the ire over school’s decision to cut need-based aid

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:46pm

A new $4 million gift to support financial aid at the University of Virginia has blunted some of the criticism the school faced after it decided to scale back a landmark grant program for its neediest students.

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Montgomery County, teachers reach tentative deal including raises, higher health premiums

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 6:19pm

The Montgomery County Board of Education and the union representing the county’s 12,000 teachers have reached a tentative deal on a contract granting raises totaling about 5.5 percent over three years, school officials announced Saturday.

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Strauss: College professor’s post that went viral

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 4:05pm

Hamline professor’s post on student loan debt goes viral http://t.co/mY1JsdJlCw pic.twitter.com/WiK7iznGyw

— ProgressiveHelpPhD (@CallOut4) February 7, 2014

The man in the picture is David Davies, an associate professor of anthropology and East Asian studies at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn., who posted a photo on his Facebook page last week that quickly went viral, according to the Star Tribune.

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Strauss: Matt Damon: ‘We would never let businessmen design warheads. Why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?’

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:06pm

Matt Damon just had an online conversation with Reddit users to promote his new movie, “The Monuments Men,” and he touched on a number of topics, including his opposition to standardized test-based school reform and the exclusion of teachers from the shaping of education policy.

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Strauss: Matt Damon: ‘We would never let businessmen design warheads. Why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?’

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:06pm

Matt Damon just had an online conversation with Reddit users to promote his new movie, “The Monuments Men,” and he touched on a number of topics, including his opposition to standardized test-based school reform and the exclusion of teachers from the shaping of education policy.

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Strauss: Matt Damon: ‘We would never let businessmen design warheads. Why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?’

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:06pm

Matt Damon just had an online conversation with Reddit users to promote his new movie, “The Monuments Men,” and he touched on a number of topics, including his opposition to standardized test-based school reform and the exclusion of teachers from the shaping of education policy.

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Strauss: Matt Damon: ‘We would never let businessmen design warheads. Why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?’

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:06pm

Matt Damon just had an online conversation with Reddit users to promote his new movie, “The Monuments Men,” and he touched on a number of topics, including his opposition to standardized test-based school reform and the exclusion of teachers from the shaping of education policy.

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Strauss: Matt Damon: ‘We would never let businessmen design warheads. Why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?’

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:06pm

Matt Damon just had an online conversation with Reddit users to promote his new movie, “The Monuments Men,” and he touched on a number of topics, including his opposition to standardized test-based school reform and the exclusion of teachers from the shaping of education policy.

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Strauss: Matt Damon: ‘We would never let businessmen design warheads. Why would you cut out educators when you’re designing education policy?’

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 1:06pm

Matt Damon just had an online conversation with Reddit users to promote his new movie, “The Monuments Men,” and he touched on a number of topics, including his opposition to standardized test-based school reform and the exclusion of teachers from the shaping of education policy.

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Columbia University Provost's Postdoctoral Research Scientist/ Scholar, Columbia Business School | Columbia University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 8:19am
US - NY - New York, Summary Description: The Columbia Business School, Management Division is seeking to hire a qualified Postdoctoral Research Scientist/Scholar for a period of two years for the Provost's Postdoctoral
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Temporary Administrative Assistant (4723C) #17395 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:39am
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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Administrative Officer 2 (7376U) #17350 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:39am
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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Coordinator of The Green Initiative Fund (4564U) # 17392 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:39am
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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Information Systems Analyst 3 - Document Imaging and Workflow Platform (7309U) #17384 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:39am
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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Systems Administrator 3 #16423 (7304U) | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:39am
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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Applications Programmer/ Integration Specialist (0652U) #17391 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:39am
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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Financial Operations Officer | University of California Santa Cruz

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:39am
US - CA - Santa Cruz, Financial Operations OfficerDean's OfficeJOB #: 1404810 FULL TIME; CAREERStarting Salary Range: $57,500-$80,500/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.UCSC strives to embra
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Assistant Director of the Evaluation Unit (Student Adv. Mgr 1,0313U), L&S Undergraduate Adv. Dept - | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/08/2014 - 7:39am
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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