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Webinar -- Page One Economics: Teaching with Current Events in Mind

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 2:53pm
Economics instruction is often focused on graphs, charts and theory.  -More
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CUFA call for proposals

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 2:53pm
The NCSS College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) invites proposals for scholarship to be presented at its Annual Meeti -More
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Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.

NCSS Smartbrief - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 2:53pm
Nido Qubein, businessman and motivational speaker -More
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Montgomery’s interim superintendent focuses on teaching, learning, budget

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 2:38pm
As Montgomery County searches for a new schools chief, Larry A. Bowers, the district’s longtime chief operating officer, stepped into the school system’s top job this week, becoming interim superintendent.Read full article >>






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CEO | Resources for Infant Educarers

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 1:38pm
US - CA - Los Angeles, Professional Experience and Qualifications We are seeking candidates offering the following qualifications: • Passion for the mission • Imagination, vision, leadership and integrity • A minimu
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Lower School Lead Class Teacher | Viewpoint School

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 1:21pm
US - CA - Calabasas, Bachelors’ degree and minimum of three years’ experience as teacher at elementary school level Must demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, data base, internet and
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Home Purchase Advisor | The Resurrection Project

Latest Job Postings - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:53pm
US - IL - Chicago, Essential Qualifications and Skills: *Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Two years experience in housing counseling, community development, finance, real estate, social work or related field required.
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Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:59am
Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.






Categories: Education News

Strauss: A superintendent says refusing Common Core tests is ‘dangerous.’ A mom says he’s wrong.

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:45am
The opt-out movement — in which parents are refusing to allow their children to take high-stakes Common Core tests — is growing, and with that comes growing pushback against the pushback.  In this post, a mom challenges a superintendent over the opt-out issue. It was wsritten by Sarah Blaine, a mother, former teacher and full-time practicing attorney in New Jersey who is challenging the superintendent of the school district in which she was educated, the Millburn Public Schools in New Jersey. Superintendent James A. Crisfield wrote a piece, which you can find here, in which he argues that it is dangerous for parents to opt their children out of standardized testing. He was responding to a growing opt-out movement in which tens of thousands of parents around the country are refusing to allow their children to take high-stakes Common Core tests. His piece says in part:Read full article >>






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On Religion: Muslim Scholar, Looking to ‘Speak the Truth,’ Teaches the Holocaust and Islam

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 02/20/2015 - 10:41am
Mehnaz Afridi, the director of the Holocaust and genocide center at Manhattan College, has drawn praise and criticism from both Jews and Muslims.
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