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A Bipartisan Argument for Full-Service Community Schools

Education Week - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:04am
U.S. Reps. Steny H. Hoyer, a Democrat, and Aaron Schock, a Republican, introduced a bill last week that would create a competitive-grant program to expand such schools.
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For One Conn. School, Extended School Day a Failed Experiment

Education Week - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:58am
The extended-day experiment at Brennan-Rogers School in New Haven, Conn., had exhausted students and teachers without making progress towards closing the achievement gap.
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Strauss: ‘Education reform’ now a pejorative term to many progressive Democrats

Education News from Washington Post - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:01am

Earlier this year I published a post about how the Democratic Party has been split for years over the issue of corporate school reform. President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have been Democratic leaders of the dominant reform movement which seeks to transform public schools through standardized-test-based “accountability” and the expansion of charter schools. (There are Republican leaders as well, including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush).

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Traversing two D.C.s, from Dunbar High to Georgetown University

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:35pm

When Johnathon Carrington makes a trip home to visit his mother or get what he considers a decent haircut, the Georgetown University student takes a G2 Metrobus that carries him four miles east across a divide that separates the city where he goes to school from the city where he grew up.

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In Richmond, students seek to revive ‘Rebel’ mascot

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 5:04pm

Students and alumni from a Richmond-area high school are seeking to revive the school’s historic mascot, a Confederate soldier known as the “Rebel Man,” spurring debate about the appropriateness of public school connections to the Civil War and its icons.

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Briefly: International Education: BBC Offering Archives for World War I Courses

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:02pm
The broadcaster will collaborate with four British universities to offer free Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, beginning in October.






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International Education: U.S. Moves to Align Student Exchanges With Policy Goals

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:02pm
The new strategy, reflecting a shift in thinking about how foreign exchange programs should operate in a more volatile world, would add funds for short-term fellowships but cut support for the Fulbright program.






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International Education: Learning Personal Finance as a Life Skill

Education News from NY Times - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:01pm
A global comparative study on the financial literacy of 15-year-olds has placed a spotlight on the growing importance of economic competency training in secondary schools.






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Lecturer | The Ohio State University

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 8:03am
US - OH - Columbus, Department: Animal SciencesSummary of Duties:Teaching: Develops curriculum and serves as sole instructor for Animal Sciences', Animals in Society (2367 – offered autumn, spring & summer
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Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 7:59am
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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Program Administrator - The Center for Jewish Studies (7398U), #18315 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:32am
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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Research Administrator 2 (6205U) #18319 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:32am
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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Recruiter (7748U) #18322 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 6:32am
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: The stages of your vacation from work and school

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 4:39pm
The stages of your vacation from work. (Via @phdcomics) pic.twitter.com/VCwJfTYJCo

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Strauss: Students catch school superintendent plagiarizing part of commencement speech

Education News from Washington Post - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 1:25pm

(Update: Adding statement from school panel that fined superintendent)

The usual pattern for the detection of plagiarism is for an adult to catch a student copying from someone else’s work. But in Newton, Mass., it was two new high school graduates who discovered that the school district superintendent who spoke at their graduation had “borrowed” phrases from a commencement speech that Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick had just given.

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Sociology - Program Coordinator I (Part-time) | Cornell University

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 9:06am
US - NY - Ithaca, Sociology - Program Coordinator I (Part-time)-24974 Description  Contribute to the research and curricular missions of the Center for the Study of Inequality (CSI) for and as required by the
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Sports Club Assistant Coach - Various Sports (5046U) #18310 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:37am
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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First Contact Resolution Team Supervisor (7700U) #18313 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:37am
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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Applications Programmer 3 / Web Applications Developer (7300U) #18303 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:37am
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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_____Assistant III--Global Education Project (4722C) #18244 | University of California Berkeley

Latest Job Postings - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:37am
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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