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Program Director and Professor of Nursing Practice - Emmanuel College | Colleges of the Fenway

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:41am
US - MA - Boston, Founded in 1919 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur as the first Catholic college for women in New England, Emmanuel today is a coeducational, residential college with a 17-acre campus in the heart
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Program Assistant 4 | Northwestern University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:32am
US - IL - Evanston, Job Summary:About the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University:The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is a premier institution for management education. Founded in
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The Learning Network: Throwback Thursday | The Space Race

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 6:55am
On Oct. 4, 1957, the space age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, into orbit. For the next dozen years, the United States and the Soviet Union battled for dominance in spaceflight capability.






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The Learning Network: How Good Are You at Coming Up With Witty Comebacks?

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 5:00am
What’s the best comeback you’ve ever said? When is a time you couldn’t think of the right thing to say?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The Rise of ‘Empire’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 4:52am
Here are several paragraphs from a March 17 article, “ ‘Empire,’ the Meteor That Never Fell to Earth.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?






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Strauss: Revolt against high-stakes standardized testing growing — and so does its impact

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 4:00am
The movement to boycott standardized tests and reform  test-based accountability systems current being implemented across the country is growing. Though exact numbers are impossible to know, students, teachers, principals, parents, superintendents and others are speaking out for the first time calling on policy-makers to roll back test-based school reform — and in many places students are simply refusing to take new Common Core and similar standardized tests. The impact of the agitation on policy is real, as Monty Neill, executive director of  FairTest, explains in this post. FairTest, or the National Center for Fair and Open Testing, is dedicated to eliminating the abuse and misuse of standardized tests.Read full article >>






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