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Research Data Analyst 2, Dept. of Economics (6256U) #18042 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:25am
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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Advising Assistant (AA III ,4722C), Undergrad. Advising Letters & Science - #18028 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:25am
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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Temporary Concessions Stand Supervisor (6291U) #18009 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:25am
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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Build Literacy Program Coordinator (4563U) #18038 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:25am
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: What happened when George failed his state standardized test

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:02am

What happens to a young student who fails a mandated standardized test that decides whether he/she can move to the next grade, or to an older student who fails a test that determines if he/she graduates?  Here is a 20-step description of what happened to a boy named George. It was written by educator Kathleen Jasper, founder of ConversationED, a website that offers a platform for conversations about education and courses for schools, districts and companies on action research, leadership and technology. This appeared on the Web site’s blog.

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The Learning Network: What Was Your Favorite Field Trip?

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 5:00am
Are field trips an important part of the learning experience? Why?






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The Learning Network: Test Yourself | Editing, June 6, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 4:13am
Can you place the sentences from the paragraph in the correct order?






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The Learning Network: Word of the Day | franchise

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:02am
This word has appeared in 971 New York Times articles in the past year.






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ACT college admission test to report new scores in 2015

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:01am

Starting next year, students who take the ACT college admission test will face a more complex task if they choose to write an essay and will receive new scores for English language arts and the combined fields of science and mathematics.

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Strauss: Two more states pull out of Common Core

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 11:16pm

Two Republican governors, Mary Fallin of Oklahoma and Nikki Haley of South Carolina, have just signed laws pulling their states out of the Common Core State Standards initiative amid growing anti-Core sentiment around the country.

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Less Than Half of New York City’s Applicants for Pre-K Get Their Top-Choice School

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:34pm
About two-thirds of about 41,000 children seeking seats for the next school year, in either full or half-day programs, were accommodated, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.






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Georgetown Day School buying Tenleytown properties

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 7:34pm

Georgetown Day School, one of the region’s top private schools, announced a massive campus consolidation plan Thursday with the purchase of the Tenleytown Safeway and the former Martens Volvo/Volkswagen car dealership properties.

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Motherlode Blog: A Brawny Vegetarian Soup Holds Its Own With Meat Lovers

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 3:30pm
Martha Rose Shulman, a cookbook author and Times columnist, works with the Ruder family to help them go vegetarian twice a week without even thinking of feeling deprived.






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Strauss: U-Va. law school mistakenly sends out e-mail with private student data (update)

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 3:15pm

(Update: Statement for University of Virginia)

A University of Virginia law school official mistakenly sent an e-mail to lots of people containing private information about all of its clerkship applicants, with very detailed data about each one, including grade-point average and where friends live.

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Motherlode Blog: A Curriculum to Strengthen Students Against Cyberbullying

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 1:47pm
Students at the Facing History School in New York City try to understand the circumstances and decisions surrounding larger social injustices and then relate that back to their own experience.






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The Learning Network: Year-End Round Up, 2013-14 | Language Arts, Journalism and the Arts

Education News from NY Times - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 1:30pm
All the lesson plans, contests and special features we have published in these categories this school year, all in one place.
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Strauss: Judge puts hold on Common Core contract to Pearson

Education News from Washington Post - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:36pm

Last month I wrote about how the huge education company Pearson won a huge contract with one of the two multi-state consortia designing new Common Core-aligned tests. Pearson was the only bidder for the contract — to develop test items and forms, deliver paper and online versions, etc. — but as it turns out, an education corporation is contesting the contract, contending that the bidding was biased and that it would have tried to win the contract if it had been fair. A judge has ordered that the contract be put on hold while this is investigated.

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