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Labor Conditions at N.Y.U.’s Abu Dhabi Campus to Be Investigated by U.S. Firm

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:46pm
The Abu Dhabi government entity that oversaw construction chose Nardello & Company to do the inquiry, a move that follows reports of violations of workers’ rights.






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Motherlode Blog: Project Night Night: Bedtime Treasures for Kids with Little of Their Own

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:34pm
A “Night Night Package,” delivered in a shelter, helps to make children who have little of their own feel more at home, welcome and safe.






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Ranked Faculty - Dept. of Economics - 2 Positions (.5 each) | St. Catherine University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:16pm
US - MN - Saint Paul, Requirements: • Earned Masters or Doctorate in Economics, Finance, Statistics or Business is required; Ph.D. in Economics, Statistics, Finance or Business preferred • College level teaching
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New York Schools Chief Advocates More ‘Balanced Literacy’

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:38am
Chancellor Carmen Fariña wants schools to adopt aspects of a method that the Education Department turned away from several years ago.
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Associate Vice President for Student Recruitment | Central European University

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:28am
HUN - Nationwide, Requirements • The ideal candidate will be a dynamic person with a minimum of a Master's degree or equivalent, with five or more years of experience in international student recruitment. Experien
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Motherlode Blog: You Can Skip the Lines at the Theme Park, But You Can’t Skip the Lesson

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:16am
Theme parks, smelling money, now make it easy for parents to pay more to avoid the sweaty lines. But what lessons do kids learn when some of them march past the others to board the rides without waiting?






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The Learning Network: Student Crossword | Health Literacy

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:08am
Test your knowledge of terms that are key to good health by playing our crossword.






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

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 7:08am
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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Crowdfunding Project Manager (7551U) #18142 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:12am
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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Director of Parent Philanthropy and Engagement (0463U) #18122 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:12am
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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Strauss: Standard & Poor’s rates outlook for charter school sector as ‘negative’

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:01am

Standard & Poor’s has issued a new report that extends its “negative” outlook for the charter school sector. Of 214 public charter school ratings done by the agency, 41, or 19 percent, are negative while only 4 — or 2 percent — are positive. Furthermore, it says, funding has not generally “returned to pre-recessionary levels, and some schools are struggling to operate in this “new normal.’”

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The Learning Network: 6 Q’s About the News | Major Ruling Shields Privacy of Cellphones

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:30am
Do you agree with the Supreme Court’s ruling? Should the police need a warrant before being allowed to conduct a cellphone search? Why?






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Strauss: What’s with that ‘go you chicken fat go’ iPhone ad?

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:01am

If you’ve heard the song with the lyrics “go you chicken fat go” in ads for iPhones, you may have stopped and wondered what the heck a song about chicken fat has to do with Apple and its telecommunications products. I can’t answer that question, but here’s why you are reading about it on an education blog.

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