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ELI Academic Advisor | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:59am
US - CA - San Diego, UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 02/10/14 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible AC
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ELI Academic Advisor | University of California, San Diego

Latest Job Postings - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:59am
US - CA - San Diego, UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 02/10/14 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible AC
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The Learning Network Blog: Is It Unethical for a Zoo to Kill a Healthy Giraffe?

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:27am
Do zoos have a responsibility to try to ensure that all animals under their care live a long and healthy life? Or, do zoos have a different mission?
    





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The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | History, Feb. 11

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 5:15am
Answer this question about the history of the Olympics in Russia.
    





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Strauss: Snow days don’t hurt student achievement, study says

Education News from Washington Post - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 5:00am

The messy winter weather in many parts of the country have forced schools to close over and over, forcing school districts around the country to alter their schedule for the year to find time to make up for lost instructional time. But is that really necessary? How much do kids lose when school is closed because of bad weather?

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The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | raiment

Education News from NY Times - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 1:02am
This word has appeared in four New York Times articles in the past year.
    





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Cuomo Says Education Board’s Plan Dilutes Teacher Reviews

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 11:37pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo attacked state education officials over a proposal that would give teachers more leeway to protest poor evaluations.
    





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Robert E. Cooke, a Creator of Head Start, Dies at 93

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 11:32pm
An adviser to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, Dr. Cooke was instrumental in major initiatives to benefit children.
    





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Strauss: NY Gov. Cuomo blasts state’s top education officials over Common Core

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:52pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted the state’s top education officials on Monday, saying that efforts they plan to take to correct the state’s botched implementation of the Common Core State Standards was “too little, too late.”

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Philadelphia School Chief Faces Down Budget Cuts and Crises

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:01pm
William R. Hite Jr. has laid off almost 4,000 workers and closed 24 schools since becoming Philadelphia superintendent of schools in 2012.
    





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Chief of Harlem Children’s Program Will Step Aside

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 9:46pm
Geoffrey Canada will step down as the chief executive of Harlem Children’s Zone after two decades.
    
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Arne Duncan visits D.C. school to cheer contributions of City Year volunteers

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 8:37pm

Education Secretary Arne Duncan paid a visit Monday to Southeast Washington’s D.C. Scholars Stanton Elementary to recognize the role that young City Year volunteers have played in helping spur the school’s transformation in recent years.

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The Learning Network Blog: Weekly News Quiz | Feb. 4-10, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 7:07pm
The Olympics, peace talks, a historic performance and more: How many of the 10 questions in our quiz can you answer correctly?
    





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Silver Spring International Middle School to remain on 8-period schedule

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 7:03pm

Silver Spring International Middle School will remain on an eight-period schedule next academic year, Montgomery County public schools announced Monday.

The decision came after a months-long reconsideration of the middle school’s plan to move to a seven-period schedule while keeping the same length of school day. Parents had claimed the scheduling change would limit student opportunities to seek academic help or take an additional elective, potentially reversing hard-fought progress toward narrowing the achievement gap at the middle school.

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Suit Will Seek State Money Promised to Schools in 2007

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 6:12pm
After a 2006 court ruling, the state, in 2007, agreed to give $7 billion in additional aid to schools, but the entire amount did not materialize.
    
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Students at Prince George’s school learn in single-gender classrooms

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 6:09pm

The boys huddled in two teams at the front of Charlene Skinner’s class as they mulled over the math problem that flashed on the whiteboard.

“That’s not right,” one boy said.

“It says find the slope,” another boy said, instructing his classmates.

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Northern Illinois University | Northern Illinois University

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:49pm
US - IL, The ideal candidate will have five or more years of higher education leadership experience in a successful enrollment management position that is informed by best practices in recruitment and retentio
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