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Preoccupations: Reopening an Employment Door to the Young

Education News from NY Times - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 9:59am
Many employers lament recent graduates’ lack of specialized skills. But a management consultant says these young people still offer much potential for a company’s future.
    





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Arcapita Visiting Professor (Open Rank) | Columbia University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:52am
US - NY - New York, Summary Description: The Middle East Institute and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University invite applications for an appointment as Arcapita Visiting
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Visiting Professor of Anthropology | Washington and Lee University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:28am
US - VA - Lexington, Department: Sociology and AnthropoloPosition Summary: The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a one year sabbatical replacement position at the assistant professor level
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Systems Administrator 4 (0520U) #17369 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:11am
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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Business/ Tech Support Analyst 2 - CSS (7558U) #17370 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:11am
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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Administrative Officer 2 (7376U) #17364 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:11am
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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R&D Engineer 2 (7119U) #17365 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:11am
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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Systems Administrator 2 (7303U) #17368 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:11am
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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Acad &/ Or Res Prgm Ofcr Assoc | University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 7:46am
US - MI - Ann Arbor, To apply, please complete the online UM application connected to this posting (as well as the LEO Lecturer I Job Opening 91905). Please upload one pdf including the following: 1) A cover letter expl
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 6:50am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
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Strauss: The trouble with calls for universal ‘high-quality’ pre-K

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 6:00am

Whenever policymakers talk about universal preschool -- and that is happening more frequently these days -- they always say that it must be “high quality,” but they never explain what that actually means. Here author Alfie Kohn explains why the absence of definition may be troubling. Kohn is the author of 13 books about education and human behavior, including “The Schools Our Children Deserve,” “The Homework Myth,” and, due out later this spring, “The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom About Children and Parenting.” He lives (actually) in the Boston area and (virtually) at www.alfiekohn.org.

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Funds Meant for Charters May Be Diverted to Pre-K

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 10:33pm
Carmen Fariña, the new schools chancellor, said she plans to take $210 million reserved for charter schools and use it to create thousands of new prekindergarten seats.
    





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Fight Over Effective Teachers Shifts to Courtroom

Education News from NY Times - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 10:16pm
Nine public school students are challenging California’s tenure system, arguing that their right to a quality education is violated by job protections that make it too difficult to fire bad instructors.
    





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Fairfax schools system destroyed sensitive worker files, could face fine of up to $6 million

Education News from Washington Post - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 7:28pm

Fairfax County public schools could owe more than $6 million to the federal government after mistakenly destroying several thousand employee files that noted citizenship status.

School officials said that about 5,600 employees’ files were shredded in 2006 but that the discovery was made only last year, after the administration audited hiring records.

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Obama Uses Address to Push K-12 Agenda

Education Week - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 5:23pm
President Barack Obama steered clear of new education initiatives in his State of the Union address, but is expected to use executive authority to push his priorities.
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Snow Days Turn Into E-Learning Days for Some Schools

Education Week - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 5:07pm
Recent bouts of snow and extreme cold across many states have led to widespread school cancellations, but some educators have tapped e-learning to keep up educational momentum.
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