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Prince George’s school board schedules two-day retreat

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 10:39am

The Prince George’s County Board of Education will hold a two-day retreat on Thursday and Friday at the Westin Hotel in National Harbor.

The sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday.

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Creativity Becomes an Academic Discipline

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 9:05am
Once considered the product of genius or divine inspiration, creativity — the ability to spot problems and devise smart solutions — is being recast as a teachable skill.
    





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Students Get Creative

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 9:03am
Readers share their creative problem-solving.
    
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Applications Programmer 4 (0652U) Job #17008 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:10am
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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Web and Communications Specialist 3 (7455U) #16723 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:10am
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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IT Architect (0531U) #17329 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:10am
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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Grants Administrator, Physics Dept. (Admin. Officer 2 (7376U)) #17366 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:10am
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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Leadership Gifts – Associate Director for Los Angeles (0462U) #17377 | University of California Berkeley

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AV IT Specialist 3 (7343U) #16989 | University of California Berkeley

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Temporary Sr Custodian (5116C) #17379 | University of California Berkeley

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Financial Analyst 3 (7709U) #17065 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:10am
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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The Learning Network Blog: What Memorable Experiences Have You Had on Facebook?

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 6:08am
To what extent would you agree that Facebook is “an elementary tool of modern life”? Would you miss it if it were gone?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death and the Heroin Trade

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 5:46am
Why might efforts to drive down abuse of prescription medications be contributing to rising heroin use?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | Math, Feb. 5, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 5:09am
Can you calculate the number of matches Serena Williams would need to play at her current win rate to extend her number of victories to 96 from 77?
    





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Strauss: Obama smacks Bill O’Reilly on school vouchers

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 5:00am

President Obama often says things about school reform that suggest he hasn’t read up on the effects of his policies, but he knew his stuff on vouchers cold during an interview with Bill O’Reilly, effectively smacking down the conservative commentator’s wishful thinking with the facts.

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | gourmand

Education News from NY Times - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 1:04am
This word has appeared in 15 New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Former Post owner hoping to send ‘dreamers’ to college

Education News from Washington Post - Wed, 02/05/2014 - 1:01am

A former owner of The Washington Post has joined a prominent Democratic fundraiser and former Republican Cabinet secretary to launch the nation’s largest college scholarship fund for students who entered the United States illegally when they were children.

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