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Education digest: Dec. 12, 2016

Education News from Washington Post - December 12, 2016 - 1:00am
A roundup of education news.
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After Comet Ping Pong and Pizzagate, teachers tackle fake news

Education News from Washington Post - December 12, 2016 - 1:00am
Teachers and librarians hope to help students distinguish between the real and the invented.
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He grew up hungry. Now he wants to revolutionize school lunch.

Education News from Washington Post - December 12, 2016 - 1:00am
Food services manager Rodney Taylor joined Fairfax County schools with a mandate to turn it into a national model.
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States need to do better by their most talented students

Education News from Washington Post - December 12, 2016 - 1:00am
A new federal education law creates an opportunity for school systems to make it more likely that their best students will reach their full potential.
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Google Effect Rubs Off on Schools in One Rural Oklahoma Town

Education News from NY Times - December 11, 2016 - 7:57pm
A $2.5 billion data center transforms the learning experiences of a rural community’s students in a state where schools are struggling.
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Counselor | Tarrant County College

Latest Job Postings - December 11, 2016 - 9:59am
US - TX - Fort Worth, Job Description Summary:Counsels and provides individual and group educational and vocational guidance services.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assists individuals to understanding and overcom
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Georgetown students end sit-in over university's ties to Nike

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2016 - 1:00am
Georgetown University students allege Nike mistreats workers in their Vietnamese factories. They called on the university to end its licensing agreement with the company.
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ExxonMobil's Rex Tillerson was a big booster of Common Core

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2016 - 1:00am
He warned Pennsylvania against dropping the core, and infuriated public education advocates by saying that public schools “don't understand” that the business community is their “customer” and that “they are “producing a product that may be “defective."
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Teacher to Trump's education pick: Let's 'address the elephant in the room.' It's you.

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2016 - 1:00am
Teachers "are a little freaked out by your nomination to be secretary of education."
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Trump’s choice for education secretary vows to ‘end’ Common Core

Education News from Washington Post - December 11, 2016 - 1:00am
She said she wants to give states the freedom to get rid of the Core — but apparently she doesn't know they already have it.
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Future Tense: The ‘H-Bomb’ Fizzles: The Harvard Brand Takes a Hit

Education News from NY Times - December 10, 2016 - 6:00am
A formerly contrived embarrassment may be ceding to sincere shame and a reassessment of the merits of four years in Cambridge.
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Lecturer - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (Includes Summer Sessions) | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - December 10, 2016 - 5:09am
US - CA - Berkeley, University of California, BerkeleyLecturer - Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (Includes Summer Sessions) Recruitment Period Open date: December 5th, 2016 Next review da
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Campus Gardens Coordinator, Berkeley Food Institute (4722C) 22550 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - December 10, 2016 - 5:09am
US - CA - Berkeley, Job Title:Campus Gardens Coordinator, Berkeley Food Institute (4722C) #22550Job ID:22550Location:Main Campus-BerkeleyFull/Part Time:Part-TimeRegular/Temporary:TemporaryDepartmentCNR Office of the Dea
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Liaison Librarian, University Libraries | University of Pittsburgh

Latest Job Postings - December 10, 2016 - 5:07am
US - PA - Pittsburgh, Description  Liaison Librarian, Carnegie Mellon University Libraries (Multiple positions available)   Carnegie Mellon University Libraries seeks innovative and dynamic information specialist
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Regional Small Business Consultant | Missouri State University

Latest Job Postings - December 10, 2016 - 4:49am
US - MO - Springfield, Work Location: Springfield CampusDepartment: Small Business & Technology Development CenterPay Grade: 44Posting Number: 20160270FTSAppointment Type: Full Time RegularGeneral Function:The Regional Sma
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COLLEGE PRESIDENT, CITY | San Diego Community College District

Latest Job Postings - December 10, 2016 - 4:45am
US - CA - San Diego, San Diego Community College DistrictCOLLEGE PRESIDENT, CITYClosing Date: 2/3/2017Position Number: Location: City CollegePosition Type: AcademicThe Position:Presidential ProfileThe Board of Trustees o
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Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor (Multiple Positions) | Stony Brook University

Latest Job Postings - December 10, 2016 - 4:27am
US - NY - Stony Brook, Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,040-acre campus is
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Three challenges for teachers in the era of Trump

Education News from Washington Post - December 10, 2016 - 1:00am
In a society where facts don't seem to matter, teachers have new responsibilities.
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The most important thing schools don't do

Education News from Washington Post - December 10, 2016 - 1:00am
The problem with all the things they do instead.
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Just because your kids are headed off to college, it doesn’t mean they’ll graduate

Education News from Washington Post - December 10, 2016 - 1:00am
If students treat college like a spectator sport, it’s likely the game will end early for them.
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