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University of Florida to pay government $20 million to settle fraud charges

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 6:43pm
Prosecutors say the school improperly charged the Department of Health and Human Services for salary and administrative costs on hundreds of federal grants.









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As search for Jacob Marberger continues, some Washington College alumni unite to support him

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 6:28pm
Police continue to search for Washington College sophomore Jacob Marberger, whose disappearance Monday shut down the school.









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The fight over K-12 education moves from Congress to the states

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 5:57pm
A new federal education law would shift fight over teacher evaluations, testing from Capitol Hill to 50 state capitals.









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Student 'takeovers' over race are forcing change in some surprising ways, at Princeton, Towson and beyond

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 5:26pm
High-profile protests have raised the stakes on race issues on campus, and some college leaders are responding directly to student demands









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Human Resources Generalist | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - November 20, 2015 - 4:52pm
US - WA - Bellevue, Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (Candidates with experience demonstrating their ability to meet all other qualifications will be considered as meeting
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Deaf Services Specialist, | Bellevue College

Latest Job Postings - November 20, 2015 - 4:50pm
US - WA - Bellevue, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be a High School graduate or must possess the equivalence AND two years of experience working in higher education. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Certified Sign Langu
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How a Maine nonprofit uses writing to help immigrant kids find a sense of belonging

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 4:09pm
The Telling Room is one of 12 arts organizations honored by the White House this week.









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Theater | Connecticut: Jiehae Park’s ‘Peerless’ to World Premiere at the Yale Repertory Theater

Education News from NY Times - November 20, 2015 - 1:44pm
Ms. Park’s darkly comic play relocates elements of “Macbeth” to an American high school in the Midwest during college admissions season. “Peerless” opens on Nov. 27.









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Is legal marijuana smoke in D.C. affecting the children of users?

Education News from Washington Post - November 20, 2015 - 1:35pm
One charter school leader says young children have shown up high, and she’s warning parents.









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Economic View: Urban Charter Schools Often Succeed. Suburban Ones Often Don’t.

Education News from NY Times - November 20, 2015 - 1:14pm
Studies show the schools benefit poor, nonwhite students in cities, but in suburbs they do no better than public schools, and sometimes worse.









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N.H. students study candidates, issues before casting ballots

NCSS Smartbrief - November 20, 2015 - 1:02pm
A group of New Hampshire high-school seniors has been studying the presidential candidates and their views on the issues -- s -More
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How to celebrate Thanksgiving in the classroom

NCSS Smartbrief - November 20, 2015 - 1:02pm
Holding a Thanksgiving celebration in the classroom starts with sending invitations, kindergarten teacher Shari Carter shares -More
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Teacher uses submission sheets for student feedback

NCSS Smartbrief - November 20, 2015 - 1:02pm
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US awards $113M in grants through Investing in Innovation program

NCSS Smartbrief - November 20, 2015 - 1:02pm
The US Department of Education has selected 13 organizations to share $113 million in grants through the Investing in Innovat -More
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Federal officials call for IEPs to meet grade-level standards

NCSS Smartbrief - November 20, 2015 - 1:02pm
The US Department of Education has directed schools to ensure that individualized education programs offer supports and servi -More
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What should students be taught about vlogging?

NCSS Smartbrief - November 20, 2015 - 1:02pm
Vlogging has changed how students communicate and experience the world, and students need guidance for engaging with this med -More

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Ohio district teaches students about locally produced food

NCSS Smartbrief - November 20, 2015 - 1:02pm
An Ohio school district recently held its second annual "Farm to School/Food Manufacturer to School" event as part of the Fue -More
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Theater helps Colo. high-schoolers share cultural experiences

NCSS Smartbrief - November 20, 2015 - 1:02pm
A theater program at a Colorado high school is giving students an outlet to share personal stories with peers.  -More
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