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International Education: European Students’ Use of ‘Smart Drugs’ Is Said to Rise

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 12:02pm
Under heavy pressure to excel, significant numbers of students are using cognitive enhancers to keep up with academic demands, recent studies show.






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Strauss: Departing NEA president blasts ‘incredible onslaught of corporate reformers’ — including Michelle Rhee

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 10:16am

National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel delivered his final keynote speech at the 2014 Representative Assembly of the nation’s largest teachers union, blasting Michelle Rhee and other corporate school reformers, and urging the organization’s more than 3 million members to work to change the course of education. “Proceed until apprehended!” he urged.

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

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 6:55am
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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New D.C. charter school highlights debate over planning

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 3:46pm

A new science-themed D.C. charter school plans to open its doors this fall across the street from a traditional school that serves the same grade levels and has the same academic focus, highlighting a lack of coordination that has drawn increasing scrutiny in recent months.

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Wall Street Banks and Private Equity Firms Compete for Young Talent

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 10:10am
Private-equity firms are pushing earlier than ever to lure Wall Street investment banks’ most promising talent.






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Operational Effectiveness Sr. Project Manager - CSS (7399U) #18197 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 6:41am
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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User Support Lead (7308U) #18156 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 6:41am
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: Why many Democrats have turned against teachers unions

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 4:01am

For years now it’s been clear that Democrats have splintered over the issue of corporate school reform. President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have been leaders of the movement to transform public schools through standardized-test-based “accountability” and the expansion of charter schools, with other Democrats arguing that these reform measures are not effective ways of closing the achievement gap and improving student performance.

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Homicide Charges Likely in Baruch College Fraternity Retreat Case

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:10pm
A Pennsylvania police chief said he expected most of the Pi Delta Psi members who were at a Poconos retreat where Chun Hsien Deng died to be prosecuted.






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Preschool Teacher Is Stabbed to Death in Classroom in France

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:05pm
The police said the suspect, the mother of a pupil in the teacher’s class, had been in treatment for “serious psychiatric problems.”






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Fairfax County still trying to get high schoolers more sleep

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:01pm

Although the Fairfax County School Board last week approved more instructional time for elementary students and added more than 11 days to the academic calendar to account for inclement weather, a long-standing county plan to help teenagers get more sleep could call for cutting high school classes.

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College Group Run for Profit Looks to Close or Sell Schools

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:34pm
Corinthian Colleges, under an agreement with the Education Department, will sell almost 100 schools in the United States and Canada, and it will close a dozen others.






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CISER Research Data Services Librarian | Cornell University

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 9:37am
US - NY - Ithaca, CISER Research Data Services Librarian-24732 Description  Background The Cornell Institute for Social andEconomic Research (CISER) seeks an innovative, collaborative, andservice-oriented dat
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Academic Adviser: Black Student Retention Specialist | University of Oregon

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:16am
US - OR - Eugene, Academic Adviser: Black Student Retention SpecialistCenter for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE)Posting: 14246Location: EugeneCloses: Open Until FilledThe Center for Multicultural Academic Exc
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:04am
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: Summer Reading Contest, Week Four | What Interested You Most in The Times This Week?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:01am
Our Summer Reading Contest is in its fourth week. To participate, just write in below by 7 a.m. Eastern on July 11.






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Student Academic Advisor 3 (4545U) #18186 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:57am
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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PMO Manager (0510U) #17435 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:57am
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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Science Curriculum Specialist - Learning Design Group (4168U) #17837 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:57am
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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Academic Advisor (4545U) #18186 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:57am
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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