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Visiting Teaching and Research Consultant Librarian | Linfield College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:01pm
US - OR - McMinnville, MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library program required. Please follow this link for a complete description and information on the online process for submitting your complete application: ht
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Widener University Head Football Coach | Widener University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:42am
US - PA - Chester, Widener University’s Office of Athletics is currently seeking candidates for a Head Football Coach vacancy to be responsible for all aspects of the football program to include; recruitment/retention,
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Visiting Position in Anthropology | Connecticut College

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:39am
US - CT - New London, The Department of Anthropology at Connecticut College invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting appointment carrying the possibility of a one-year renewal. Candidates must be qualified
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Strauss: Map: How much snow it takes to close U.S. schools

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:29am

How much snow does it take to close schools? It depends on where you. Here’s a map put together by Reddit user Alexandr Trubetskoy which answers the question (with explanations).


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The Learning Network Blog: Do Kids Need Recess?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:28am
Is recess just for elementary school students, or should students in middle school — or even high school — have some form of recess or unstructured time?

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Why Recognizing Emotions Is a School Leadership Necessity

Education Week - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:03am
Principals and other leaders must make tuning into their schools' emotional climates a priority, write Kyle E. Blanchfield and Peter D. Ladd.
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Obama's ConnectED Initiative Gets Major FCC, Corporate Financial Support

Education Week - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:02am
The program to upgrade schools' Web connectivity will be getting $2 billion in repurposed E-rate dollars and $750 million in goods and services from seven companies.
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Congressional Talk Swirls Around Early-Education Proposals

Education Week - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:00am
As the issue gains momentum, lawmakers are debating the right role for the federal government in early-childhood education, with a variety of proposals on the table.
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Staff Research Assoc II (9612C) #17051 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 7:10am
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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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 6:24am
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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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Winter Offensive Takes Toll on East Coast

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 5:30am
What were some of the effects of a powerful storm system that swept up the East Coast?

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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Editing, Feb. 14, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 5:08am
Can you put the sentences from the article in the correct order?

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Strauss: At least 44 school shootings since Newtown -- new analysis

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:09am

There have been at least 44 school shootings on K-12 or college campuses in 24 states -- an average of more than three a month -- since the deadly 2012 attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., according to a new analysis. Twenty-eight people have died and 37 have been injured.

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | domineer

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:05am
This word has appeared in four New York Times articles since 2001.

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Free Online University Receives Accreditation, in Time for Graduating Class of 7

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 9:45pm
The University of the People, built to reach underserved students around the world, announced Thursday that it had received accreditation.

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Power stayed on throughout D.C. region despite the snowstorm

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 9:19pm

The same snowstorm that grounded airplanes, shuttered hundreds of schools and emptied the region’s streets Thursday somehow left the lights on throughout the Washington region.

In recent years, similarly colossal storms have severed power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses, leaving them without heat or air conditioning, shutting off televisions and darkening streetlights. Violent thunderstorms in June 2012 cut power to more than a million customers in the region. But by mid-afternoon Thursday, fewer than 500 outages were reported in the Washington area, including 390 in Frederick County.

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Snow Day? That’s Great. Now Log In. Get to Class.

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 02/13/2014 - 8:47pm
Public schools around the country are exploring whether they can use virtual learning as a practical solution to unpredictable weather, effectively transforming the traditional snow day into a day of instruction.

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